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Sensitive teeth: Introduction

Sensitive teeth: Teeth that are sensitive to cold or heat. See detailed information below for a list of 18 causes of Sensitive teeth, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Sensitive teeth:

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

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Sensitive teeth: Symptom Checker

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

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Sensitive teeth Treatments

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Stories from Users for Sensitive teeth

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Message Boards for Sensitive teeth

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Diagnostic tests for Sensitive teeth:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Sensitive teeth. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine health of gums and teeth
    • Inspect and tap each tooth for tenderness which may indicate an extensive dental caries or alveolar abscess
    • Look for gum hypertrophy (enlargement) which occurs in monocytic leukemia, pregnancy, scurvy, gingivitis and in patients taking phenytoin, cyclosporine and nifedipine
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count with platelet count
    • Blood sugar to diagnose Diabetes
  • more tests...»

Sensitive teeth: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Sensitive teeth may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Sensitive teeth

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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: Sensitive teeth. 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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Sensitive teeth: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Sensitive teeth

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Organs affected by Sensitive teeth:

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

Detailed list of causes of Sensitive teeth

The list below shows some of the causes of Sensitive teeth mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Sensitive teeth?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Sensitive teeth. Of the 18 causes of Sensitive teeth that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Sensitive teeth:

The following list of conditions have 'Sensitive teeth' 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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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Sensitive teeth?

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

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

Classifications of Sensitive teeth:

Medical Conditions associated with Sensitive teeth:

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 Sensitive teeth:

Toothache (35 causes), Tooth symptoms (886 causes), Dental symptoms (886 causes), Gum symptoms (181 causes), Overly hard tooth brushing, Acidic foods, Carbonated sodas, Tooth decay (91 causes), Tooth abscess (7 causes), Dental abscess, Recent dental work, Gum disease, Pyorrhea alveolaris

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Sensitive teeth

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