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Oral pain

Oral pain: Introduction

Oral pain: Pain in the mouth or oral area. See detailed information below for a list of 146 causes of Oral pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Oral pain

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Causes of Types of Oral pain:

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Oral pain: Symptom Checker

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

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Oral pain Treatments

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Stories from Users for Oral pain

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Message Boards for Oral pain

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Diagnostic tests for Oral pain:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Oral pain. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine health of lips, mouth, gums and teeth . Note dental hygiene, mouth ulcers, mouth trauma from dentures and signs of mouth infections
    • Inspect and tap each tooth for tenderness which may indicate a alveolar tooth abscess
    • Feel cervical lymph nodes (glands) for enlargement - e.g. with lip cancers, herpes simplex labialis.
    • Full physical examination may reveal features of systemic disease - e.g. Diabetes mellitus, Cancer, HIV infection.
  • more tests...»

Oral pain: Animations

Oral pain: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Oral pain may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Oral pain

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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: Oral pain. 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.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Oral pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Oral pain

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Oral pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Oral pain

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Oral pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Oral pain:

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

Detailed list of causes of Oral pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Oral pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Oral pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Oral pain. Of the 146 causes of Oral pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 133 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Oral pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Oral pain' 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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Causes of Oral pain Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Oral pain?

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

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

    Classifications of Oral pain:

    Subtypes of Oral pain:

    Toothache (35 causes), Jaw pain (73 causes), Mouth pain (142 causes), Burning mouth (81 causes), Dental pain (25 causes), Salivary Gland Pain (25 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Oral pain:

    Dental symptoms (886 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Oral pain:

    Mouth pain (142 causes), Sore throat (512 causes), Tongue pain, Mouth ulcers (253 causes), Gingivitis, Ludwig's angina, Scurvy, Tonsillitis (17 causes), Adenoid hypertrophy, Oral thrush (10 causes), Aphthous ulcers, Tooth decay (91 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Oral pain

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Oral pain

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