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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
By draining it: If you have an abscess, the way to treat it is to have it drained. This is a very quick and easy procedure. The doctor will numb up your skin and use ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
What is sensation ?: Please elaborate on what exactly you are feeling. Better yet, see your dentist that prescribed the antibiotics for you. The antibiotics did not treat ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Swollen cheek: If the abcess is due to an infected tooth or infected gums and is untreated, the swelling will continue to enlarge. Depending on how long you have ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Abscessed cheek: There are many glands in your cheek that can become infected or develop problems that are not related to the teeth. Virus, fungus and bacteria can i ... Read More
A 22-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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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 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
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
49 years experience Dentistry
Oral infection: 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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: You will definitely spread the infection to surrounding tissues-bad idea!
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
An infection: Please get prompt medical attention for an abscess.

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