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 Is heart disease caused by a tooth infection?

Answer On One Hand: Heart RiskAccording to periodontist Dr. Joseph Nemeth, tooth infections can cause heart disease as well as other serious conditions like stroke and diabetes. Tooth infections, also kno... Read More »
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After reviewing your x-ray of a tooth that had root canal 10 years ago an infection was discovered can this infection be treated with antibiotics as opposed to pulling the tooth?

AnswerIt's possible, but the infection will most likely come back again. There is no telling when, but it will. A week, two years, no way to tell.- You can also see an endodontist for a retreatment... Read More »
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If you had an abscessed tooth removed but you still have swelling and pain where the tooth used to be could the infection still be in the jaw or gums?

Answer That depends on how recently you had the tooth removed. If it was a few days ago, some swelling and pain are normal. But if it's been a week or more, that's not good. Yes, the infection co... Read More »
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Will an X-ray and blood work tell if someone is having a heart attack/heart disease/ or hear failure?

As I said to another of your questions, go see a family doctor. He/she can do a thorough workup and get you to any testing or specialist you need.Going to the ER & demanding tests isn't helpful. Th... Read More »
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If my dad has heart disease what are my chances of having heart disease?

Genetics is one risk factor for heart disease. There are a number of other risk factors. Check out this web site for more information:
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