Anyone experience jaw pain & Swelling?
Sudden onset of jaw pain and swelling.
Can’t find any definitive side effect of the big 3 that would cause this. Any advice?
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Oh, I don't think you ought to assume it is from the MAC or antibiotics. Have you seen your dentist? My one and only abcessed tooth ever occurred while I was on heavy antibiotics for MAC. I had to stop them for 2 weeks, have a root canal, other antibiotics & a crown. As if I didn't already feel horrible enough!
Hey Sue! What did it feel like? I have no tooth pain or dental issues that I’m aware of, Mine just feels like my jaw has been
“ hit” and is more sore and swollen then painful.
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That was what I felt – even ignored it for a few weeks, thinking I had bumped it and forgotten. Then one of my kids said "go to the dentist" and an x-ray showed the abscess. By the time I got the endo appt, I was able to feel a more specific local pain.
FYI, Nana. See this helpful post by @becleartoday
– Dentist visit suggestions for people with MAC or bronchiectasis https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/dentist-visit-suggestions/
Wanted to see if you ever figured this out? Every time I take antibiotics, regardless of type/brand, my jaw and teeth hurt. I have regular dental checkups and X-rays, and have brought this up, but never get any real answers.
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