A 19-year-old female asked:
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i have a burning sensation on a tooth that needs to have an apical periodontal cyst removed. could this be it ?

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Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Peri apical abscess: yes the pain is the infection in the root. As the nerve deteriorates the pain will get less. I would make sure you get an antibiotic and that you get a root canal to preserve the tooth. A cap or crown will be placed after the root canal. Good luck and feel better!
Answered on Dec 28, 2015

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Days: and usually no strong medications are required after apicodontal surgery.

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