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Chronic Periapical Abscess
Can inflamed periodontal ligament be confused w infection and/or periapical absess? look similar on xray?also told vital tooth,coldtest=no infection?
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
Tooth13 no filling,sharp pain biting down told periapical absess/infection,then no, inflamed lig.possible crack, r inflamed lig and inf similar onxray?
How is the prognosis of central incisor with a preapical abcess , that ch passes beyound its apex?Will the ch be absorbed?Will the abcess heal?
Varies: Unfortunately, we can't give you a definitive answer or a specific number on the prognosis of your issue. There are too many variables and no one can accurately determine what will happen in your specific circumstances. Abscesses do heal, and the ch can resorb, although that is not necessary for success. Make sure you are in the hands of a competent endodontist and have him\her monitor it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good evening. I've had a chronic head/neck skin infection since 6/2013, with painful swelling, abscess w/odd smelling fluid, tiny hard yellow grain?
Sebaceous cyst: probably infected and you have gone too long without having it evaluated and treated. You may need a surgical excisional or drainage. Call for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
Ulcers from antibiotics? 28 years on clindamicin/amoxicillin chronic tooth abscesses. Permanently feel strong hunger/burning stomach all day everyday.
Insane: Antibiotics do NOT cure dental abscesses, as should be patently clear after 28 years. You need root canal treatment and/or extractions. If you have been seeing a Dentist, find a different one, NOW, one who will provide definitive Rx or refer you to appropriate specialists, including Gastroenterologist to evaluate you for serious stomach damage. Run, don't walk, find competent help. ...Read more
Swelling on my lower back its bigger then a softball seen 4 doctors and they have done xrays and checked for limpoma and a abcess.In chronic pain plz?
Pain upper back w/deep breath.I do have chronic back pain, and im getting over a cold.Im on penicillin now, for a abcess.Can these cause upper back pain?
Pleurisy (Pleuritis): You are likely having pleurisy (pleuritis). Go see your doctor. Typical if this is all that it is, a prescription of nsaids like Ibuprofen will help take care of it. But you have to go and ensure there is nothing else that could be irritating the lining of your lungs like a collection, etc. This is likely unrelated to your chronic back pain. ...Read more
See your dentist: Dental abscess is the most common type of dental abscess is a periapical abscess (tooth), and the second most common is a periodontal abscess (gums) or combination of both tooth-gum abscess. In order to get appropriate treatment it is important to know the underlying cause for this infection. Rec.: see your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got an old root canal retreated this past tues due to abscess. Dr put meds and temp crown on it til appt in 2 wks. Abscess seems worse. Normal?
Endo retreatment: Whenever a n old root canal is retreated, it is normal for the tooth to be more sensitive than before. The removal of the root canal filling is more laborious that taking out the pulp tissues. It is always possible to take the files outside of the root into the surrounding bone and cause some post op pain. Continue the medication as prescribed and check back with the dentist if symptoms worsen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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