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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
42 years experience Pediatrics
GUM ABSCESS:: Make an appointment with the child's dentist without delay. May need drainage of pus and antibiotics.
Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
It depends: At this age the child can have either permanent or baby front teeth , if it is a baby tooth it could be on it's way out and in this case nature will t ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
25 years experience Dentistry
Not alone!: You are not alone: many patients who are afraid of dentists end up having abscess and visit dentist. Please know many great improvements have happene ... Read More
Dr. James Wright
33 years experience Dentistry
Sedation: Please get sedation. You will need to be healthy and get clearance from your medical doctor. If there are any medical concerns this needs to be discus ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Antibiotics are prescribed for a specific diagnosis by a provider. If you are making your own diagnosis then you are short changing yourself. Using l ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Tooth Abscess: An abscess of dental origin needs to be physically treated by a dentist... antibiotics just control the infection to prevent spreading, they do not so ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kong
Dr. John Kong answered
18 years experience Dentistry
It'll get worse: It'll get worse and you may end up losing the tooth or even worse, end up in th er with a medical emergency.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Levin
27 years experience Periodontics
Not long: If you cannot see a dentist, most hospitals have a dental clinic. These infections can be very serious and destructive. Please seek treatment.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Bezreh
Specializes in Periodontics
Please do not: You should see your dentist to find out what is causing the abscess and treat it accordingly before it turns into something more serious.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Gum abscess: Gum abscesses typically present with swelling and painful. Most of the time they develop without any symptoms until it flares up. An abscess is an acu ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Incision and drainage of an abscess can alleviate the acute problem with pain and swelling, however the actual cause of the abscess also has to be ide ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Galiano
39 years experience Periodontics
No: You can cause more damage to yourself.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Gum abscess: The cause of the abscess has not been resolved. Your dentist should be able to explain why that has occurred in your particular case. If not, find ano ... Read More

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