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Abscess Tooth No Pain
Treatment of: The cause is the only definitive solution to mitigate the pain. Be evaluated by a dentist to determine the cause / problem so that appropriate treatment can be rendered. Hope this helps. ...Read more
A tooth or dental abcess is an infected tooth. The tooth can become infected by a caries (decay) or by trauma, or through a gum infection or some other way. A tooth abcess may be life threatening so it should be taken care of asap. A dentist will recommend extraction or root ...Read more
I am currently on meds for an abscess tooth. However the pain meds make me ill. Would something like bio freeze on my jaw line help with the pain?
Probably not: The pain is coming from within, not from the surface. Are you being treated by a dentist? Let them know about your condition. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, more in lower jaw. See DDS ASAP to treat dental infection. ...Read more
I have an abscess tooth with no pain. My face is swollen, I have itching, numbness, and slight pain. My glands are swollen around my jowl line and back of neck. What should I do?
Seek Treatment: Abcesses, even without pain, indicate infections that can spread to other places in your body. Often the infection will find a way to drain (usually the sinuses) which may be why you do not feel pain. It needs intervention right away. At a minimum antibiotics but most likely root canal treatment or extraction will be needed. ...Read more
I have an abscess tooth with no pain. My face is swollen, itching, numbness, and slight pain. My glands swollen around my jaw. What can I do?
Please see a dentist:
Never wait on treating a swelling in the mouth. Oral swellings are close to the airway and brain.
Please see a dentist asap. ...Read more
I believe I have an abscessed tooth. Pain level hovers around 7. Do I dare wait until monday or should I seek emergency care immediately? Thanks!
Abscessed tooth: Call your dentist. Dentists do have emergency coverage for things like this so this is your first option. Most hospitals do not have dentists in the ER so this is not the best thing to do. ...Read more
Is it possible to have an abscessed tooth with no pain? I don't have any pain in my tooth or mouth, but my dentist diagnosed me as having an abscessed tooth after x-rays, and now I need a root canal. Is it possible to have an abscessed tooth without havin
A: A tooth abscess or root abscess is pus enclosed in the tissues of the jaw bone at the apex of an infected tooth's root (s). Usually the abscess originates from a bacterial infection that has accumulated in the soft, often dead, pulp of the tooth. An abscess can be very painful or painless. The diagnosis of an abscess is done with clinical testing of the tooth along with necessary radiographs. Most abscesses that are left untreated will cause problems and pain. There were several reported cases of death due to a dental abscess. They should be taken seriously. ...Read more
Can abx make you feel worse before you feel better? Taking penicillin about 30 hrs for tooth abscess & my pain seems worse than before& I'm nauseous.
Antibiotics: It's difficult to know whether you nausea is related to antibiotics, abscess or something else. It takes a day or so for antibiotic to kick in and help reduce infection but without addressing cause of infection, antibiotics alone will not solve problem. Rather than post general questions such as your on the internet, it's best to discuss with your treating dentist who can help better answer your? ...Read more
It is not normal: A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. The infection may spread to your jaw, face, eyes, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. See a dentist ASAP. ...Read more
I have an upper tooth abscess with pain in my eye is that serious? It comes and goes and jut started.
Yes, seek help.: A tooth abscess can cause radiating pain, however it should be considered an emergency especially when you experience facial swelling, fever, difficulty breathing/swallowing, or swelling of the floor of mouth and neck. Swelling extending to the eye is serious and would require professional attention and necessary treatment. Get an evaluation by a professional as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more
Can you have a tooth abscess with no tooth pain? I have a pain near my cheek bone when I bend foward or press had cold which is gone but pain still
Speak to ur dentist: The dentist who examined you and prescribed the antibiotics can also prescribe narcotics if indicated. Give them a call. ...Read more
Is it normalto have headache with tooth abscess? Pain for about a week before going to dentist. Started antibiotic today
I have a severe tooth abscess and the pain is far past unbearable. I'm taking 10-325 hydrocod/apap every 2 hours and 800 mg ibuprofen 4 times a day.?
Tooth abscess: When is your appointment with your dentist to have that tooth treated? I think you should be seen ASAP as an emergency. Pills will not resolve your problem, and they don't seem to be doing much for you now, anyway. No need to suffer, just have it treated. ...Read more
See a dentist: Most likely, what you are seeing is something called an eruption cyst. Eruption cysts are not uncommon and are nothing to worry about. However, you must go to a dentist to determine if, in fact, this is an eruption cyst. ...Read more
Small tooth abscess for years. No pain or fevers. Recently: Neck (platysma) + throat feel tight, throat click if swallowing. Submandibular infection?
See a dentist ASAP: A toothache that is caused by tooth decay may come and go; but don't be fooled and see a dentist. The longer you wait the deeper the cavity will progress and treatment becomes more costly and possibly more radical. As soon as you develop a toothache, see your dentist immediately. ...Read more
Tongue lesions, no.
However swelling below the tongue can occur. ...Read more
Dental xray in june, pet scan in july. Abscessed tooth with still with no pain. Should I have them biopsy while doing a root canal? I have fnhl.
It's good but beware: The draining of a tooth abscess helps to reduce the infection. However, there is a chance that the infection can worsen following that. It truly is best to obtain professional care. A dentist can manage the infection and can help to treat the tooth to prevent re-infection. I realize many people are looking for home remedies. However, in this instance, an infection is best handled by a dentist. ...Read more
I would not...: Please seek the attention of a dentist. If handled improperly an abscess can lead to more serious infections spreading to other parts of the body including the heart. This truly is not something to manage on your own. I realize people want to save money and time, but an abscess is nothing to mess with on your own, honestly and humbly... ...Read more
Won't cure abscess: Sometimes lancing gum boil (incision ; drainage) combined with antibiotics will help control spread of infection. To eliminate the infection, however, the tooth requires definitive treatment, either root canal/cap or extraction/implant/cap. Can't "cure" an abscess with a lance. Please see your dentist before infection spreads further. ...Read more
Temporary solution: Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. It can temporarily shrink down an infection, but will not permanently make it go away. Unless you have the source of the infection treated with a root canal or by extracting the tooth, it will come back as soon as you are off the antibiotic. You must have dentist finish treating your tooth. ...Read more
Sorry: There's no home repair kit available on amazon. An abscess is an infected tooth with bacteria spilling out into the surrounding tissues. The only treatments are root canal or extraction. Antibiotics may help control (but not cure) the infection. Analgesics, salt water rinses, and cold compresses may help control (but not cure) the swelling. See your dentist asap before it gets worse. ...Read more
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