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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Abscess: Will take several months to soften up. Apply warm moist compresses
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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
38 years experience Dentistry
See below: Call or make an appointment with the dental practitioner that extracted your tooth to differentiate normal healing from infection and possible need fo ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Answer: This is a question best answered by ther GeneralDentist or specialist Oral Surgeon that has been treating you, knows your pre-surgical condition and y ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
No: Please see your doctor to have this evaluated and treated.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
An Abscess is not: normal. Please seek dental/ oral surgery care pronto !
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Dr. I. Jay Freedman
43 years experience Dentistry
Not Normal!: An abscess as you describe is anything but normal! You need to call your oral surgeon or dentist immediately as it is potentially life threatening! If ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
This: sounds more like a clotted hemorrhoid than another abscess... Try sitz baths..hot water until you can get it checked out Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: Important to determine the cause of the abscess. See Dentist to make sure there is no dental involvement (teeth, gums, etc.) Know that you could als ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Seek prompt medical: Evaluation. If this is a large abscess then an incision and drainage will likely be necessary. Take care.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
An infection: Please get prompt medical attention for an abscess.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a Doctor: 1. See a doctor for abcess treatment 2. Scars will not matter if you die from Heroin use. 3. Get on Suboxone treatment or get help for detox. You ne ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Any : Any time there is a laceration through the skin it may leave a scar, but the surgeon will make every attempt to minimize the scar and can give you adv ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
50 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Are the signs/symptoms in the cheek? If so, an infected accessory salivary gland may be present or maybe an infected parotid gland. If the gum tissu ... Read More

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