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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Will a wisdom tooth infection, pericoronitis get worse over time?

Will a wisdom tooth infection, pericoronitis get worse over time?

It can. As an oral..: Surgeon, i see the worst of infections because general dentists will seek help in treating them. While many pericoronitis infections may resolve without treatment, there are those rare few that can become so severe as to require hospitalization, surgical drainage and I.V. Antibiotics with several days in intensive care. Never assume that an infection will go away. Seek help early. ...Read more

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I need some help please! why won't my wisdom tooth infection go away?

I need some help please! why won't my wisdom tooth infection go away?

Infection won't heal: There are some missing details here. Did you see a dentist already and thats how you found out it was your wisdom tooth. Or are you self medicating thinking that what you are doing should make it better. Antibiotics will only stall the infection until definitive treatment is rendered. So it seems like you need to see a dentist and get a game plan to get rid of the infection. Nothing otc will do it. ...Read more

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I have pain around my left lower wisdom tooth for a week now I have frequent sinus issues and wonder if safe to use Neti Pot in case of tooth infection?

I have pain around my left lower wisdom tooth for a week now I have frequent sinus issues and wonder if safe to use Neti Pot in case of tooth infection?

Two different areas: Sinuses have nothing to do with what sounds like a problem with a lower wisdom tooth. So use your neti pot if you find it helpful, but see your dentist or an oral surgeon for evaluation of your wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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I have sour teeth ? What's the reason recently had a wisdom tooth infection ?

I have sour teeth ?  What's the reason recently had a wisdom tooth infection ?

Dental exam: Did you have your wisdom tooth extracted? Or is it still present and infectied again. There are a number of reasons for this. It is best to see a dentist to determine the cause and the best treatment. Then follow thou is needed. ...Read more

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Had a wisdom tooth infection. Given amoxicillin. Lost it for 3 days. Found it but infection is gone. Getting wisdom tooth pulled tomorrow. What to do?

Had a wisdom tooth infection. Given amoxicillin. Lost it for 3 days. Found it but infection is gone. Getting wisdom tooth pulled tomorrow. What to do?

Pre Op Instructions: Good day; Speak with the DDS/ surgeon who is removing the wisdom tooth tomorrow. However, probably good to have good level of amoxicillin in body pre extraction. ...Read more

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Can soma be used to treat wisdom tooth infection pain? I can't take nsaids, and Tylenol and tramodol make throw up.

Can soma be used to treat wisdom tooth infection pain? I can't take nsaids, and Tylenol and tramodol make throw up.

Soma: Before you take a medication for off-label treatment see a wisdom tooth expert. Make an appointment with an Oral Surgeon. Taking a muscle relaxant will not resolve your problem if the cause is, for example, infection. ...Read more

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What lymph nodes swell due to wisdom tooth infection?

What lymph nodes swell due to wisdom tooth infection?

Nodal Swelling: Typically the submandibular chain and sometimes the superficial cervical chain, although more rarely, the preauricular chain and buccal. ...Read more

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Feeling drunk(without drink) for last 2 months after one accute dizziness episode. Vertigo occurred right after a fully treated wisdom tooth infection?

Feeling drunk(without drink) for last 2 months after one accute dizziness episode. Vertigo occurred right after a fully treated wisdom tooth infection?

Infection: If treatment was full course of antibiotics, infection can return after you stop taking Meds. To "cure" an infected tooth requires root canal or extraction. Would suggest you see an Oral Surgeon ASAP. ...Read more

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Can a wisdom tooth infection be painless? Gum very puffy and bad taste in mouth but no pain at all.

Can a wisdom tooth infection be painless? Gum very puffy and bad taste in mouth but no pain at all.

Possibly: You are probably having drainage due to an inflammation of the gums around the wisdom tooth. This drainage is what can keep you relatively pain free. Even without major pain, you still need to see your dentist and get evaluated, to prevent more severe problems. ...Read more

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I have a small wisdom tooth infection. Doctor have amoxicillin, any way to prevent cdiff while taking it? Or is hydorgen peroxide and water better?

I have a small wisdom tooth infection. Doctor have amoxicillin, any way to prevent cdiff while taking it? Or is hydorgen peroxide and water better?

See a dentist: When wisdom teeth cause problems, they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection as the result of bad wisdom tooth infection bone/fracutre cause spine infection? Is there barrier between spinal fluid and sinus?

Can sinus infection as the result of bad wisdom tooth infection bone/fracutre cause spine infection? Is there barrier between spinal fluid and sinus?

No: Bad sinus disease if left untreated can cause intracranial infection or even brain abcess. The infection erodes through the bone and covering of the brain. This can cause meningitis, but not necessarily spine infection. ...Read more

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Thanks 4 answering my question, 4got to say, how long can an infection from a cyst or impacted wisdom tooth go on for, had my pain now on and of 3yrs?

Thanks 4 answering my question, 4got to say, how long can an infection from a cyst or impacted wisdom tooth go on for, had my pain now on and of 3yrs?

A long time!: A cyst, unless removed, will usually continue to grow. Also, an infection that goes untreated may continue to persist. If you are having pain that persists, it is recommended that you seek the advice of a dentist or oral surgeon, who can take the proper type of x-ray to view the area of your wisdom tooth to locate any potential problems/cysts/ or infections. Get thee to a dentist! ...Read more

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Is amoxicillin treated for wisdom tooth infections also?

Is amoxicillin treated for wisdom tooth infections also?

Self treatment: Self treatment may be anywhere from ineffective to dangerous. Amoxicillin may be effective in controlling oral infections on the correct dose and for the correct period of time, physical dental treatment required for effective infection control. See your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for safe and effective care. ...Read more

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Sudden wisdom tooth pain and swelling. Is this an infection?

Sudden wisdom tooth pain and swelling. Is this an infection?

Probably: Probably. An infection called pericoronitis. See your dentist. Antibiotics will treat the problem temporarily. Then you should consider having the tooth removed. ...Read more

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What to do if I have got an infection in my wisdom tooth?

What to do if I have got an infection in my wisdom tooth?

Get it extracted: For any other tooth it would be advisable to try and save the tooth. A wisdom tooth can be removed and you won't miss it. Now, if the tooth or teeth directly in front of that wisdom tooth are missing, then there may be reasons to keep. See your dentist for the best evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are some signs of infection after wisdom tooth exctracted?

What are some signs of infection after wisdom tooth exctracted?

Pain and Swelling: Pain and excessive swelling plus elevated temperature are the most commons signs. Some swelling and pain is expected. The skin in area of the swelling may be warm to the touch as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Toothache (Definition)

Dental pain is a symptom where one has pain in his teeth or gums, sometimes with sensitivity to cold or hot ...Read more