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how to get rid of abscess tooth pain

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mjos
44 years experience Dentistry
NO: You must treat the source of the infection. The antibiotics will only be a temporary solution. A tooth abscess is normally treated with a root canal ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: You can have a dental abscess without pain. Have your teeth examined by your dentist. You may also have sinusitis.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Of course: in most cases, an abscess or chronic tooth infection may form without any pain until it has advanced for some time. Any person with symptoms linked t ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes, consider sinus: Yes, you may have a sinus infection. See an oral surgeon to sort things out.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
40 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: Often the best way to get rid of wisdom tooth pain is to remove the wisdom tooth. If the tooth has enough room and is just starting to erupt (teethin ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Venincasa
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See your dentist: The problems may be associated with difficulty keeping the area clean or with an infection. I would recommend seeing your dentist to determine exact ... Read More
Dr. James Beck
11 years experience Dentistry
See the dentist: First you need to go to the dentist to find the source of the pain. Are the wisdom actually present in your mouth or still in your jaw bone, or partia ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Treat wisdom tooth: For non-narcotic pain relief you can try motrin, or similar non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) or extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen). Your ph ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Tooth Pain: See a dentist or his doctor
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Pulpitis: is a non infected inflammation of the contents of the tooth and generally means the tooth is injured or a cavity has reached a depth where infection i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
OTC and DDS!: All the otc pain medications that you can take on your own have about equal onset of relief. Take what works best for you- advil, motrin, aleve (napro ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Richard Shih
28 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes.: Usually tooth infection whether acute or chronic will trigger the immune system to react. Lymph nodes swelling is one of this reaction. Please consult ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Abscess: The problem is not an emergency, but it doe need to be addressed. Do you have a dentist? It would best to see a dentist as soon as possible.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a Dentist: Self treatment is even a "bad idea" for even us, as physician's, let alone a "lay person" please see a dentist or oral surgeon who may need to drain t ... Read More
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