A 30-year-old female asked:
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i had a right side maxillary periodontal cyst removed in august 2013 but past couple of weeks when i push on the tooth a lot of pus comes out why?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Sounds like you may have an infection in the area - you should have your oral surgeon check it.
Answered on Jul 13, 2014
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