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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Sub-clinical: A subclinical infection can be present for a long time. It's a balance between the bacteria and your immune system in a confined space. If the infecti ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Of course: Many teeth that require root canal therapy are already infected for many years. See your dentist for consultation.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Tooth infection?: Symptoms of any infection are those due to the body's attempts to fight the disease and this creates inflammation. That includes swelling, tenderness ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many: Pain, swelling, redness, warmness, limited opening of the jaw, tightness of the throat, fever, fatigue. Never heard of a sealed nerve but did you me ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Paulhus
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Pain and fever : There could be pain with eating, or if a very hot or very cold liquid hits the area of the infected tooth. Also, there might be facial swelling. As ... Read More
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Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
Pain/fever/swelling : A child with an infected tooth might experience some pain in the beginning of the infection, some fever when it gets stronger , and some swelling if t ... Read More
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Dr. Lee Patalowski
Specializes in Dentistry
Typically : Typically the reason you have dental pain is because there is swelling or infection. Infection is sometimes hard to see clinically. Very often infec ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Melgarejo
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, it can: Complications from tooth infections are rare in this era of antibiotics and modern dentistry. Most of them are diagnosed and treated promptly, and res ... Read More
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not all the time: Most tooth infections are self limited. There are cases still, where the infection spreads in the blood stream causing sepsis, infection invades impor ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Tooth infection: Any infection can be harmful systemically if it gets bad enough and is not treated.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Typically not: Typically an infected tooth will not cause your skin to itch. Are you taking an antibiotic? Or any other medication? An allergic reaction can cause ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Until treated: Until the tooth is treated. See a dentist asap.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
37 years experience Dentistry
Perhaps : If you have a large enough infection to cause ear problems, you should see an oral surgeon as soon as you are able.
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