June 12, 2011
Health Tip: What May Cause Facial Pain
Problems can range from your teeth to a headache
(HealthDay News) -- When your face throbs or you feel a dull ache, there are a number of possible causes to consider.
The U.S. National Library of Medicine lists these possibilities:
- Abscessed tooth.
- Migraine or a cluster headache.
- Facial injury.
- Shingles or cold sore infections, both of which are types of herpes viruses.
- Conditions such as sinusitis, sinus infection or myofascial pain syndrome.
- The nerve disorder tic douloureux.
- Temporomandibular joint dysfunction.