• 4 months ago

    Can wisdom teeth cause chest pain?

    I went to the ER twice in one week. I’m experiencing terrible chest pains that radiate down my arm and jaw. I’m also experiencing teeth pain on the lower left side. My neck is starting to hurt and im having new pain under my arm pit. I haven’t been sleeping due to the pain.

    I advised the hospital of this and I suggested my teeth were the culprit and they basically thought I was crazy and that they have no connection with each other. The first appointment they diagnosed me with reflux so they prescribed me omeprazole and that didn’t work.

    Then 2nd visit they finally did a chest x-ray, ekg, an ultrasound of my heart, blood and urine tests and did not find anything. I left the hospital still in pain and they basically shrugged it off as nothing.

    I went to the dentist the next day and was advised that, in the lower left side of my mouth, I have a fractured wisdom tooth hitting the nerve. They prescribed me amoxicillin but it’s been two days and still no change. Same pain.

    I have an appointment for them to get removed in a month(that was their earliest)

    I don’t know what else to do. I’m losing sleep, I’m in a lot of pain and I feel as if I’m having a heart attack.

    If anyone has experienced similar symptoms or know what this could be, please respond to my post :(


  • 4 months ago

    RE: Can wisdom teeth cause chest pain?

    "Can wisdom teeth cause chest pain?"

    Not typically.

    Chest pain has various causes, some benign and some serious to life-threatening.

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