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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your Dentist: You should see your dentist. You may need more work on the gums.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Infection?: Agree that you need to see your dentist ASAP since the site might have been infected.

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Not abnormal: You had a lot of work done in just one visit. Not a surprise that the herpes virus cells already living in your tissues have become activated. The l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Hard or Soft ?: A hard lump can be a bony exostosis, a soft lump can be an abscess. These are only guesses... you'll need to see your local dentist for a definitive d ... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
?gum boil: I would be concerned about this lump being an infection(gum boil) and you should consult the endodontist who performed the root canal for diagnosis an ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Pyle
38 years experience Dentistry
Recurrent infection?: May be a recurrent infection; best to see the treating dentist so they can take a new x=ray and compare it with the old one.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Post Op ?'s: Gently pull your lip back and look. If the tissues look like they are in place, you're probably ok. You would have to see your dentist in person to be ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
19 years experience Dentistry
Normal..: The treatment itself is prone to have complications. If it's not finished, wait for the final result. If hurts, your dentist will prescribe the necess ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Symptoms: Your symptoms are indicative of inflammation and/infection. The best practitioner to treat your son is the one that knows him best, the one that did t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
New crown: This is difficult to answer without a visual exam. Assuming there is no bone loss due to a gum infection, then the crown could be redone to eliminate ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Parulis fistula: is a sign that there is chronic infection and your body is draining it out. Unlike some other types of infection, a chronic dental abscess will not ge ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Pain after crown: Three possibilities: the bite is high and the crown needs to be adjusted; the infection has flared up again; or there is a fracture in the root. Che ... Read More
A -1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Green
8 years experience Dentistry
X-ray needed!: Please go get an x-ray of that upper left tooth! i would assume that tooth is also infected but is unrelated to the other toothache.
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