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Loose tooth

Loose tooth: Introduction

Loose tooth: Looseness of a tooth with motion of the tooth. See detailed information below for a list of 29 causes of Loose tooth, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Loose tooth:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Loose tooth. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Loose tooth: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Loose tooth, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Stories from Users for Loose tooth

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Message Boards for Loose tooth

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Diagnostic tests for Loose tooth:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Loose tooth. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine health of gums and teeth
    • Inspect and tap each tooth for tenderness which may indicate a alveolar abscess
  • Radiology investigations
  • more tests...»

Loose tooth: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Loose tooth may include these symptoms:

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Loose tooth

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Loose tooth. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

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Loose tooth: Deaths

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Loose tooth: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Loose tooth

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Causes of Loose tooth listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Loose tooth as a symptom include:

Definitions of Loose tooth:

The failure to retain teeth as a result of disease or injury.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Organs affected by Loose tooth:

The list of organs typically affected by Loose tooth may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Loose tooth

The list below shows some of the causes of Loose tooth mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Loose tooth?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Loose tooth. Of the 29 causes of Loose tooth that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 23 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Loose tooth:

The following list of conditions have 'Loose tooth' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Loose tooth:

The following list of medical conditions have Loose tooth or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Loose tooth Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Loose tooth based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Loose tooth?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Loose tooth, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Loose tooth:

    Shedding of tooth, Tooth loss
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Loose tooth:

    Medical Conditions associated with Loose tooth:

    Dental symptoms (886 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Tooth symptoms (886 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Loose tooth:

    Dental symptoms (886 causes), Gum symptoms (181 causes), Tooth symptoms (886 causes), Toothache (35 causes), Tooth loss (174 causes), Normal childhood tooth loss, Periodontal disease, Gum disease, Jaw malalignment, Bite alignment problems, Bruxism (11 causes), Injury, Periodontitis, Down syndrome, Diabetes (212 causes)

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