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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have a lump above my eye tooth, though it doesnt hurt its releases pus every now and again.what could it be?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 56 years experience
Draining Abscess: You have a serious infection that can become life threatening. People have died from these types of untreated infections. See a dentist immediately or go to a 24/7 medical facility if you cannot get to a dentist now.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
See a dentist ASAP: Parulis fistula is a sign that there is an infection and your body is draining it out. Unlike some other types of infection, a dental abscess will not get better on its own. See your dentist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. Good luck.
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Last updated May 22, 2015

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