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Can I Just Pop A Dental Abscess On My Own
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
Not recommend : Some abscess do "pop" or drain. This may help with your symptoms like pain but reason not corrected. It may be better to call your dentist and get in sooner or see if they can start some antibiotics. If you have seen your dentist regularly, they may feel comfortable calling meds to pharmacy. Call today. Accesses can be fatal. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Don't try to pop it: Especially until you know what it is - don't try to pop it. It might make it worse - infection, spreading, etc. Gently dab it clean, perhaps a mild astringent, let a doctor see it - or at least a good pharmacist. It's your face - don't injure it by popping things. Best! ...Read more
I have a pretty big and deep abcess on my vagina lip. It really hurts bad should i let it pop on its own or go to hospital and get it cut?
See your doctor: Abscesses in areas like the vagina can sometimes spread deep into tissues, rather than simply draining to the outside. I strongly recommend you go and have this drained as soon as possible. ...Read more
Can i pop a dental abscess? I think I have a dental abscess. It's soft and squishy. It doesn't really hurt but it's annoying. Already had the tooth drained or whatever dentists do. Can i pop it if I use a sterile needle?
See a dentist: You have an infection. It needs to be treated. Popping can relieve some of the pressure that you feel but it will not cure the infection. Please see a dentist and get this treated. Without treatment things will progress and get worse. You may not have so much pain because there can be drainage, but the infection is still there. It can effect the rest of your body. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have a huge zit on my butt cheek and have to go to a pool party tomorrow.i put toothpaste on it overnight and it helped.how can I get rid of it ASAP?
Is a tooth abscess cured if it drains? Do i still need to go to my dentist? I had a small bump on my gums, and i was going to make an appointment, but this morning it burst and drained. Didn’t taste too good, but i swished some mouthwash around my mouth,
A dental abscess on my gum in the far back .. its hard to swallow and chew .. how can I pop and get rid of it? Until I get to my dentist appointme
Call your dentist: Try to have your appointment moved up or at least be put on antibiotics to help control the infection. ...Read more
I had a abscess under arm that busted on its own now my meat is sticking out what can I do so it can heal?
Armpit Boil: Hydraadenitis suppurativa Best is to use OTC Safeguard soap( Antibacterial ) and cleanse daily for two weeks Also Hibiclens Soap ( Chlorhexidine Gluconate Soap) . If not better in three days you need to go to your doctor for oral Antibiotic Therapy. (Minocin or Bactrim DS) for two weeks! Staphylococcus aureus is usually the culprit! ...Read more
Yes: It will resolve on its own. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I have got a abscess on my gum be hide my broke tooth and it is killing me. Can I bust it? I cant afford to go to the dentist cause I am on a budget
I have a sore on my tongue that came from a bite while chewing gum. It refuses to heal. What should I do?
It : It sounds like you have a traumatic ulcer. The problem with them is that you probably keep biting it. Without the repeat trauma, they take 10-14 days to heal. Keep it clean by brushing it with peroxide-the one that is indicated as an oral antiseptic. You can also buy oragel to soothe it. If you can find it, get the one for "denture sore mouth". If it is not gone after 2 weeks, get to a dentist to have it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a boil up user my right arm pit. It bust on its on. Wat kind of ointment can I put on a open wound?
Bump on inner thigh, when pops has blood and pus now i have two and a few small pimples too, how do I get this to go away?
Popped a boil on my 4 year old's butt. It had come to a head and was draining on its own a little. I followed with antibiotic ointment. Was this bad?
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