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Absessed (sp) gums & gum sores?

Absessed (sp) gums & gum sores?

Absessed gums&sores: Gum absess is the result of an infection or trauma.Usually trated with antibiotics, pain killers and if it does not drain by itself, than it has to be opened to drain the puss. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

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


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If you get an absess on your gums can you pop it?

If you get an absess on your gums can you pop it?

No: You need an oral surgeon to properly incise and drain the abscess and an xray to determine the source of abscess, so that it wont come back. ...Read more

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Can azithromycin be used to treat absessed gum?

Can azithromycin be used to treat absessed gum?

Azithromycin: Yes, it can be, assuming that all the organisms involved are sensitive to azithromycin. This is not necessarily the therapy of choice for every doctor or dentist, but should probably work. ...Read more

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I have an absess running along my gum line that is swallen what can i do to reduce it?

I have an absess running along my gum line that is swallen what can i do to reduce it?

See Dentist: An abscess is a virulent infection that requires immediate professional treatment before it gets out of hand. You can't fix this yourself. Infection spreads through circulatory system and into fare as between layers of tissues, spreads rapidly, and can severely damage other organ systems. ...Read more

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Will a dental absess cause your cheeks or gums to swell?

Will a dental absess cause your cheeks or gums to swell?

Swollen cheeks/gums: A dental abcess can cause swollen cheeks and gums, as can many other infections. Check with your dentist to have this treated. The longer you wait, the worse it can become! ...Read more

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Abscess inside my gum burst, what to do?

Abscess inside my gum burst, what to do?

See a dentist: You need to see a dentist to determine the cause of the abscess and have the appropriate treatment provided. Without identifying the cause and having the correct treatment, the abscess will likely recur and could result in a more serious problem. ...Read more

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I have a gum abscess can I pop it myself?

You can: You can pop it, but that is hardly thorough treatment. It is not like popping a zit. You still have a serious underlying infection that needs to be treated. Please see your dentist. ...Read more

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How do you treat an abscess on your gums ?

Abcessed gums: You need to be seen by a dentist to have your abcess treated. A diabetic is more sensitive to infections and the ones in your mouth are no different. Routine dental care is essential to managing diabetes. Brushing, flossing and listerine will help until you can get to the dentist. Call today and schedule an appointment. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more