A 49-year-old member asked:
could abscessed tooth cause spinal damage?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Louis Gallia answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possibley: Under rare circumstances, an abscess in one part of the body can spread to another part. The spinal damage would have to be related to infection in the spine from the same bacteria that caused the dental abscess.
Answered on Jan 13, 2014
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