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when the abcessed tooth is extracted will how long will i have to live with the jaw bone infection

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Not by itself: Antibiotics like augmentin will suppress the symptoms of an infection but only the appropriate dental procedure will really solve the problem. You nee ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes.: An impacted tooth can cause debris and bacteria to collect around the gum and infection can then set in. Over time infection around the tooth can spr ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reubel
40 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Infection dependent: This depends on the size of the infection, the amount of time it has been present, the success of the root canal and the proper antibiotic used. Typic ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Dentist: You need to see a dentist or oral surgeon right away. If an infection has spread into your jaw, it can become very serious very quickly. The risks are ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dale Rottman
Specializes in Dentistry
Not necessarily: It is normal to have soreness the day after an extraction. It is a trauma to the bone and tissues. Also the injection could cause some soreness. If ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Vela
14 years experience Dentistry
Post op pain: It could be a dry socket or you may just be dealing with some aggressive post operative pain associated with the difficult extraction. Difficult teeth ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends.: Simply being impacted may lead to pain but won't necessarily lead to infection, but if debris chronically accumulates around the gum near the tooth' i ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vlad Gendelman
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: An abscess does not necessarily/usually involve bone. Bone infection does not necessarily cause an abscess. Abscess is a walled off pocket of dead tis ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
No time frame: Although death from a tooth infection is rare, it can happen. The sooner you treat the problem the better off you will be.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Richards
17 years experience Endodontics
Variable: Short answer: 48-72 hours or more. Long answer: many advanced infections may never respond to antibiotics. Treatment through root canal therapy, dra ... Read More
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