A 38-year-old female asked:
Had dental work done and the left side of my face swelled up. after a week it went down but i have a soft bubble full of liquid on my gum by a molar?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzisanswered
Dentistry 42 years experience
Evaluation: Without knowing what treatment was rendered, if you were already infected, or your health history, the best advice is to have your dentist evaluate the swelling.
1.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Keith Hollanderanswered
Dentistry 38 years experience
Infection: The swelling was a build up in pressure in the bone. When the infection created a hole in the bone the buble of pus formed under the gum looking for a way to vent the infection. Probably will need RCT or extraction or treatment for a periodontal abscess. filling deep cavities can seal in a dying nerve and cause this type of acute flair up. Get to the dentist for care
890 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 13, 2016
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