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Abscess Tooth Pain
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!
Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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
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