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The gland in my neck is swollen and hurts very badly, Could it be causing my tooth to hurt?

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Yes it could be related. An abscessed tooth is a painful infection at the root of a tooth or between the gum and a tooth. It's most commonly caused by severe tooth decay. Other causes of tooth abscess are trauma to the tooth, such as when it is broken or chipped, and gingivitis or gum disease. A toothache that is severe and continuous and results in gnawing or throbbing pain or sharp or shooting pain are common symptoms of an abscessed tooth. Other symptoms may include: Fever, Pain when chewing, Sensitivity of the teeth to hot or cold, Bitter taste in the mouth, Foul smell to the breath, SWOLLEN NECK GLANDS, General discomfort, uneasiness, or ill feeling, Redness and swelling of the gums, Swollen area of the upper or lower jaw, An open, draining sore on the side of the gum. Therefore, if you experience any of the above listed symptoms, it is important to see a dentist even if the pain subsides.
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