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grammie4life posted:
Good morning all,

I was just wondering if anyone else with FM has ever experienced sensitive teeth? Sometimes it can be a cold food or maybe a hot food that sets it off...sometimes I am not eating at all & they hurt. There have been times when my teeth hurt (not my gums or the nerves) even when I'm just sitting watching TV. And worse yet, certain sounds or noises seem to bother my teeth. I use Sensodyne tootpaste. When I mention that my teeth hurt, people look at me like I have 3 eyes...lol. Could this be associated with the dragon? I know we all have many different "symptoms", but I guess I was hoping that I wasn't alone in having sensitive teeth.

I hope everyone has a good day today. God bless.
Debbie
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dollbug responded:
Hello Debbie.....MiMi in NC....I, too, have teeth problems....and I also grind my teeth....I try to remember to put my mouth guard in every night....but sometimes this does not happen....as I fall asleep and my husband will not wake me up....

I did not think about it being from FM....but it just might be....

I do have the sinus problems (knock on wood, none so far) and I also have dry eyes....which I use prescription eye drops....suppose to use these twice a day....that does not always happen either....I do try to get the eye drops in before I go to sleep....

Thanks for bringing this up.....it will be interesting to know what others will post....

Take care.....


MiMi
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1wareaglefan responded:
Good morning, Debbie....this is an interesting topic, and one that I've had experience with. I grew up with great, healthy teeth. Then about 10 years ago I started having all these problems....teeth sensitivity, dry mouth, then one root canal after another. I couldn't understand why I started having all these problems.

I never associated it with fibro. I'd be interested to know what Dr. P. says about it....if there's any connection or not.

Take care......Elizabeth
 
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jamesii responded:
Odd that you bring this up at this time. A few days ago I was reading an article posted by webmd that says teeth aching, smells, sounds, all of those affect people with fibro. After all, it is no more than nerve damage all over our body.

I would vote yes to your question. All my teeth have been fixed, they are in great shape. My dentist gave me a small tube of sensodyne tooth paste to use when I have such aches/sensitivity. I mentioned that my teeth were at times achy and very sensitive. He said to use that as needed.

it doesn't happen often, but it does.

Ark Jim
 
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annamaria04 responded:
Hi Debbie, yes, I have sensitive teeth too. I could have written your post word for word; it's all true for me. I have about a level 2 or 3 pain that comes and goes every day and I've learned to live with it just like all the rest of the pains in my body. This last summer I had my first teeth pain flare that lastest about a month. It was a level 6 or 7 all the time. After thorough exam and xrays by the dentist, he said nothing was wrong and recommended Sensodyne. I do believe it's all part of the FM. Everything else hurts (including my eyes) so why not the teeth!
 
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peachie12 responded:
I am just seeing this post because I asked the same question so I'm going to say there must be a connection. I too have FM and my teeth hurt often. I couldn't figure out why. I have TMJ too but that pain is different than the pain I'm having in my teeth now. Thanks for your post
 
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lml7221 responded:
YES this is part of the dragon!! I actually just logged on here to ask a question about the "not-so-obvious symptoms" of Fibro. I am now about 90% pain free, I've been going through a ton of amazing treatments and I'm truly HEALING! But along the way I have learned that there are MANY other symptoms other than the normal laundry list that we have - this includes mouth pain!! I'm glad you've recognized it. It's hard to isolate different pain when we have SO MUCH OF IT. But seriously, this is part of Fibro, amongst many other not-so-obvious symptoms. Unfortunately, there is not much you can do to get rid of that isolated pain since it is likely coming from inside your head, sinuses, and ears (many other people with fibro have jaw pain, that also comes from the same source).

Look out for my other post to see if there are other not-so-obvious symptoms that you have. I'm thinking about starting a blog or making some videos for people to help better explain what exactly fibro is and how we can get rid of it. Remission is possible and I am living proof!!!


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