A member asked:
what should i do to minimize the size of my swollen jaw lump that was created by my infected tooth?
4 doctor answers
Dr. Larry Lutwick answered
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Treatment: After seeing a dentist, having the tooth dealt with and getting appropriate antimicrobials, the swelling will go down.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Mahesh Patel answered
38 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: See your dentist. He will prescribe antibiotics or drain the area. You will probably need root canal treatment.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein answered
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Fix the tooth.: A lump in the jaw caused by an infected tooth is due to a build up of pus. Once the tooth is treated or extracted, this lump will disappear.
Answered on Jun 6, 2015
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