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how serious can a tooth abscess become?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Very: Especially if you have things like diabetes or a poor immune system. We worry about bacteria from the tooth abscess getting into the bloodstream and causing worse problems. Please get it checked out!
Answered on Oct 4, 2013
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Dr. Theodore Ritota
9 years experience Dentistry
Very serious: Life threatening, in some cases, if not treated.
Answered on Aug 30, 2017
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