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What happens during a gum surgery for a fistula?

What happens during a gum surgery for a fistula?

Depends on fistula: Typically a fistula is a draining tract (stream) usually from infection. If this is the case they would be wanting to get to the source of infection, remove it then close up the area they needed, to open, to access the infection. ...Read more

Fistula (Definition)

A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location in the intestine or in the skin. A fistula can develop after abdominal surgery, with inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, anorectal abscess, and ...Read more


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Does sinus fistula drain into gums?

Does sinus fistula drain into gums?

Need examination: See a dentist and have an examination to find out where the source of your infection is. It could be a tooth, it could be sinus, but whatever it is you need to treat this infection. ...Read more

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If my pus filled gum fistula drains by itself does this present a larger problem than one that does not?

If my pus filled gum fistula drains by itself does this present a larger problem than one that does not?

Good if drains: Hippocrates said ' where ever pus let it out ' Yes it is good if pus drains out, see your doctor and follow instructions ...Read more

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Is a dental gum abscess the same as a gum fistula?

Is a dental gum abscess the same as a gum fistula?

Sort of...: A fistula is a tubular tract of a draining abscess

http://dictionary. Reference. Com/browse/fistula ...Read more

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Hi, I had a fistula on my gum and it drained by itself. The tooth does not hurt anymore and I feel fine. Should I be concerned?

Possible abscess: Usually a fistula indicates an infection that is draining. The infection can either be from around the tooth (periodontal) or from the inside of the tooth (endodontic). Is the tooth mobile? Is it broken or discolored? You should be concerned in that the tooth may need a root canal or be cracked or split or it could be due to periodontal disease or bone loss. You should see your dentist. ...Read more

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How long may it take for a dental gum fistula tract to be less sensitive in that gum area if the canal root retreatment is successful?

Fistula: You had a draining fistula and this area will take some time to, heal after the root canal is completed. The pain should be decreasing but it may linger for a week or two. If it is not healing and decreasing then follow up with the dentist who did your root canal. ...Read more

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2 weeks ago had a root canal retreatment & there was a fistula tract. I don't see the tract now but the gum feels tender when I use a water flosser.?

2 weeks ago had a root canal retreatment & there was a fistula tract. I don't see the tract now but the gum feels tender when I use a water flosser.?

Infection: You had a serious infection (abscess w pus draining through bone/gum) that was treated surgically (Rx treatment). It will take time to heal. It would be well in order to check in with your treating General Dentist or Endodontics Specialist so that they can advise you as to your healing schedule. ...Read more

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I have a dental fistula, nothing showing up on xray. Dentist just said gonna open it up and have a look inside gums I think, what is he likely to do?

Open and look: When x-rays and a clinical exam do not conclusively help us determine what's causing an infection such as a fistula, it is quite common to do an exploratory procedure. Once we can actually visualize the cause of the problem, we can determine the possible treatment options with a better certainty for success. We numb the area, reflect the gums and look at the underlying structures. ...Read more

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The fistula on my gum that I've had for 2 weeks disappeared. Worried that the infection will spread to my brain before I see the dentist.?

The fistula on my gum that I've had for 2 weeks disappeared. Worried that the infection will spread to my brain before I see the dentist.?

Call Dentist: If you're worried, call Dentist to see if you can be seen sooner. There is a danger of infection spreading so it should be treated without delay. Don't panic, but do call for a sooner appointment. ...Read more

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Tomorrow, as emergency, periodontist to treat gum abscess. I see a pus filled bead shaped fistula protruding. No pain. What can I expect? Very nervous

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No problem: Your periodontist will treated the gum absess with a drainage procedure which may require a microsize cut and debridement. Local anesthesia probably will be provided. There should be minimal pain or none postoperative. ...Read more

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Can a gum fistula be treated by a periodontist using an needle injection to rid an infection along with an oral prescription without the need to use a scapel?

Not usually: The fistula is just the draining point of an infection that is coming from somewhere else. Get a thorough evaluation to see what the source is, i.e. Gum infection or dying tooth (root canal time). ...Read more

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I get a pulsating feeling in my head, sinuses and my top gums. The pulsating is in sync with my heartbeat. I know have bilat anterior canal bppv and inner ear fistula's. What could it be causing it?

I get a pulsating feeling in my head, sinuses and my top gums. The pulsating is in sync with my heartbeat. I know have bilat anterior canal bppv and inner ear fistula's. What could it be causing it?

Tinnitus heart beat: Get your hearing checked and see an ent. An ENT will make sure there is no fluid in the ears. They make check an MRI and mra to make sure it is not something in the brain. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have swollen gums I send pictures and I don't know what medicine I should take. Its getting worse I need help?

I have swollen gums I send pictures and I don't know what medicine I should take. Its getting worse I need help?

See dentist: See a dentist asap. Swelling means infection and there are no medications alone that will cure this. Gentle brushing and flossing to keep your mouth clean and ibuprophen for any pain will help until you see a dentist. ...Read more

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Do the gray spots on my gums mean I have actue necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis? I'm a smoker, and lately I've noticed some gray spots or residue on my lower gum. I've seen some pretty scary pictures of actue necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, and am won

Do the gray spots on my gums mean I have actue necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis? I'm a smoker, and lately I've noticed some gray spots or residue on my lower gum. I've seen some pretty scary pictures of actue necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, and am won

SNUG: Snug is characterized by a very foul odor that comes out of the mouth. It can be picked up from several feet away.
Nevertheless, since you are a smoker, and have placed yourself in a risk category, a with a periodontist is highly recommended.
www. Perio. Org will have a link to a periodontist near you.
Best of luck,
dr. Zev kaufman. ...Read more

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How can a fistula heal?

What kind of fistula: If you want a meaningful answer to this question you will need to say what type of fistula (where it is) and if you know what caused it. A fistula is a connection between two organs that should not exist. So there are too many types for anyone to answer this without more info. ...Read more

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Can fistulas heal by themselves?

What kind of fistula: Simply, yes, some fistulas can spontaneously resolve...But it depends on the location and the type of fistula. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a fistula?

The best way: Is to be examined by a colon and rectal surgeon to determine if a fistula is present and the best alternatives to properly mange or treat it. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is a fistula?

Abnormal connection: A fistula is when two tubes are connected that should not be. A fistula can be located almost anywhere in the body, but most commonly in the GI system. ...Read more

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What happens if you don't get fistula repaired?

Symptoms can get: Worse and an otherwise simple fistula, easy to repair, can develop into a more complex fistula, much more difficult to repair and associated with a poorer success rate. Best to make the time to determine the reason for the fistula, correct that, and if necessary have your fistula repaired before it becomes more problematic. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: fistula?

Fistula: A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location in the intestine or in the skin.

A fistula can develop after abdominal surgery, with inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, anorectal abscess, and in many more instances. ...Read more

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Medicine for fistula bleeding in ano?

Medicine for fistula bleeding in ano?

BLEEDING fistula: Anal fistula needs operation to correct it and stop bleeding. ...Read more

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How do you fix a uterovaginal fistula?

Surgery: Surgery is required to fix this problem. The surgical technique is beyond the scope of this forum. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a vaginal fistula?

What are symptoms of a vaginal fistula?

Depends: On where the fistula originates but if it is from the rectum/colon, will have feculant discharge from the vagina, may pass gas thru the vagina, frequent enteric vaginal bacterial infections. A thorough office exam should be able to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What's the symptoms of fistula or fissure?

What's the symptoms of fistula or fissure?

Completely different: A fissure is a tear. They bleed, and can be very painful. A fistula is an abnormal connection from the bowel to another organ, viscus, or the skin. The common types are between the trachea and esophagus, the rectum and the vagina or bladder, or the colon and the skin. They are generally in the setting of either surgery and post operative care or infection, like diverticulitis. ...Read more

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Are there any risks involved in fistula surgery?

Sure, it's surgery: Any surgical procedure has inherent risks, including possible infection, bleeding, sedation/medication issues, possible damage to nearby tissues including nerves, etc.
Discuss the details with your surgeon. ...Read more