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
Dentistry 40 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
Dentistry 36 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
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.