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Can oral thrush cause tooth abscess

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Candida Fungus: Oral thrush is caused by a yeast infection on the surface of the soft tissues, whereas a tooth abscess is caused by bacteria which have infiltrated in... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
No: Different pathogens. Get to your Dentist ASAP.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Definitely, no: In most cases, Candida infection can be controlled with anti-fungal medication. See your dentist for evaluation and thrush and tooth treatment. Take ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Oral Thrush: If you were on antibiotics, you could develop Oral Thrush which usually requires an anti-fungal medication to treat. Ask your dentist to confirm this ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Definitely, yes: The only way to cure a dental abscess is with dental treatment. We have now entered an era where some bacterial species are resistant to the full rang... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Yes: Abscess is an infection. Spreading infection can damage other organ systems. Antibiotics and OTC pain Meds can upset stomach, as can increased saliv... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Dental disease: Yes, this has the potential to be very severe and dangerous and your daughter should be seen by a pediatric dentist and perhaps an oral surgeon. The ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kong
Dentistry 19 years experience
It's possible.: It's called an endo/perio lesion when one is linked to the other.
A male asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
Prosthodontics 54 years experience
Dental Abscess !!: Good day; Neglected dental abscesses can cause a person to become l've seen general surgeons open and close extra-oral openings on a patient's ch... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 19 years experience
Possible: This is possible but unlikely. The tooth abscess would have to be very sever where it enters the blood circulation causing major organ failure. Wi... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Perhaps: The two symptoms you mentioned may or may not be related.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Call the dentist who: Call the dentist who is treating you for advice and an evaluation. If you didn't see one, see one right away! We can't diagnose, evaluate or treat you... Read More
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