Tooth pain and heart attacks; Heart attacks and jaw pain
Can pain in the jaw or teeth be an indication of a
Sometimes. Heart pain can radiate to the jaw and teeth. It is more common for heart-related discomfort to affect the lower jaw than the upper jaw. It cannot be emphasized enough that a heart attack can have symptoms other than chest pain, and these symptoms should be checked immediately.
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