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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
See the provider.: If there is puss draining, that is a sign of infection. Only a dentist or oral surgeon can determine if there is an infection. You should go back to ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yup: See a dentist if the problem does not resolve on its own.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
It is pericoronitis: If you notice the signs and symptoms of pericoronitis, you should see your dentist sooner rather than later to avoid serious complications.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Pericarditis?: Peridcarditis is an inflammation of the membranes around the heart. Symptoms are usually chest pains, and your physician can often hear a unique sound ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Pericoronitis occcurs when the gum tissue around the molar teeth, most often partially erupted wisdom teeth becomes swollen and sometimes infected. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Richard Shih
28 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
It depends: As long as the ill-erupted tooth is there and poor dental hygiene, the infection will always come back when local factors such as food trapping or mec ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Francis
30 years experience Periodontics
Over the counter: Just antiinflammatories and warm salt-eater rinses. Periocoronitis is the term used when this is happening around a partially erupted tooth, usually ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Pericoronitis: It will last until it goes away or is successfully treated. There is no specific range of time. It's like asking, if i get a splinter in my skin, ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nehme Alkarra
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Refer to : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/pericoronitis.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
See your Dentist: The inflamed flap of tissue around the tooth has to be cleaned or removed, or the tooth has to be removed. See your dentist for helped or referral to ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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Ranges: Pericorinitis is the inflammation/infection of the gum tissue, typically overlapping the back molars. Laser or surgical incision of the excess tissue ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
56 years experience Periodontics
See a periodontist: Pericoronitis is inflammation of the gum surrounding your tooth usually the lower back molar. If you mean periodontitis that is a generalized breakdow ... Read More
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