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puss in gums when teething

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Infection : The presence of pus indicated infection and a consultation with your dentist as soon as possible is warranted.
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Dr. Michael Myers
42 years experience Dentistry
Yes: "Puss" coming from your gums is probably a gum infection. See a dentist right away.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Pus = Infection: You need immediate Rx.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Likely removal: Control of infection with antibiotics and evaluation of wisdom teeth for removal. Most likely they will need to be removed, but that is based upon th ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
Extract: You have a condition called peri- coronitis, or inflamed gums that are now infected. Even if this episode clears up with treatment, it is my experien ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Kim
25 years experience Dentistry
Manage symptoms: Local pharmacies dispense liquid medications for children with a plastic syringe. The tip of the syringe should be placed on the tooth yet under the g ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Dental visit: sounds like either a periodontal bone loss problem or a dead nerve. you need to see a dentist for evaluation and treatment
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Dr. George Markle
42 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See a dentist: See a dentist ASAP to find out if the tooth can be saved and what your options are before the tooth becomes impossible to salvage.
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Get treated...: ... by a dentist. Please call for an appointment. You have a chronic infection that can be detrimental to your health.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Bernstein
45 years experience Periodontics
An Abscess: Your teeth are not necessarily ok. If it is truly puss it is an infection. You need to see a dentist.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience Dentistry
Perio infection: What you are describing is a periodontal (gum and bone) infection. The swelling is inflammation from infection. This should really be treated by havin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience Dentistry
Draining sinus tract: See a dentist for treatment. The tooth needs a root canal.
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A female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
Infection?: sometimes young children can get eruption cysts on gums that are purple and filled with blood. Normally this is in older infants when larger side tee ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes, it can be: She needs to be evaluated by a local dentist. You do not want an infection compromising her secondary teeth.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Pus bump: Pus means infection, and that requires immediate treatment. More likely it's a mucocele, a tissue fluid filled obstructed minor salivary gland. see ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Teething: If the gums are black in spots where the teeth are coming through then yes it an be teething. If it is a more generalized black gums, they should be e ... Read More
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