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A 17-year-old female asked:

i had a large fistula on my gum for two weeks, and haven't seen a dentist but it's burst and disappeared now. am i going to die from infection?

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Dr. William Schmidt
A Verified Doctor answered
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No: If it does not hurt it will be OK. Not a bad idea to talk to your family doctor or dentist.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Probably not: But your dental issue has not resolved... only the symptom has gone away. Please go see your dentist to have the are evaluated and treated.

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