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How Do I The Swelling Of Tooth Abscess Down
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Sorry: There's no home repair kit available on amazon. An abscess is an infected tooth with bacteria spilling out into the surrounding tissues. The only treatments are root canal or extraction. Antibiotics may help control (but not cure) the infection. Analgesics, salt water rinses, and cold compresses may help control (but not cure) the swelling. See your dentist asap before it gets worse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have an infection in my cheek after w.tooth extraction. How long does it take for the swelling to go down in the cheek? Antibiotics only are enough
Wisdom teeth post op: Initially ice packs. Two bags filled with ice, or ice packs should be applied to the sides of the face. The ice packs should be left on continuously while you are awake. After 24 hours, ice will not help. You may have pain and swelling for a few days. This is a normal reaction to surgery. After 36 hours only moist heat (warm washcloth) is recommended. ...Read more
How long before the swelling and soreness in my cheek goes down? I have an abscess at the root of my tooth (bottom left in the front) and when i went to the dentist i had a lump. She was able to get some of the infection out of the abscess and pulled the
Several days: Assuming that extracting the tooth has eliminated the the infection, the swelling and soreness should go away within 5 to 10 days. You should have a follow up appointment with your dentist to make sure that the extraction site is healing properly and all surrounding tissues are ok. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a dentist ASAP: A tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your lymph nodes, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. OTC pain medications such as NSAIDs, Tylenol (acetaminophen) or prescribe antibiotics can all reduce the symptoms, but none of these treats the cause. Visit a dentist ASAP for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Short term: If the other suggested answers don't work, it may not be possible to reduce the swelling without the help of a dentist. If the swelling is from an abscessed tooth it could get worse and close the airway to prevent breathing. Urgent care from a dentist or oral surgeon is important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
They don't push but.: Studies have proven wisdom teeth don't "push!" they just look that way. The real issue comes about from ones inability to keep them clean...Especially when they are partially erupted. Without the ability to floss them or clean under the hood of inflamed gum often covering them (pericoronitis) they will "off ;on" get inflamed and will eventually damage nearby teeth. Get the wisdom tooth extracted. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dead nerve tooth tooth broke off to gum line in back how can I treat the infection I have no pain in tooth?
What infection ?: Are you positive you have an infection? Even if you do, a dentist needs to evaluate the fractured tooth to determine the next course of action.. restoration or extraction. Have your dentist evaluate your mouth to determine if antibiotics are necessary... not advisable to take antibiotics when not needed. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
See any dentist: to drain the dental abscess. If not treated, a serious dental abscess can eventually kill. The infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. The antibiotics (Penicillin is the most common) will give you only a temporary relief. See any dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe swelling around front and back tooth.. Gum swelling. No pain and no sensitivity to hot/cold. How can I reduce swelling till i go to the docs?
Swelling: Swelling usually indicates an infection, either from the tooth or the gums. Warm salt water rinses may help (dissolve one tsp of salt in a small glass of warm water), but is not a solution even if the swelling subsides. Any swelling needs to be seen by your dentist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Inflamed gums and swollen lymph node on the side of the wisdom tooth breaking through. What can I do about this?
See A Dentist: Inflammation and swelling associated with a wisdom tooth with swelling of the the lymph nodes is not only a painful situation, but one that can develop into a more serious problem. You need a clinical examination and diagnostic x-ray(s) by a dentist to determine the recommended course of treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extraction: Pericoronitis is a condition when gum surrounding the tooth is inflamed. It occurs frequently in the area of wisdom teeth, when a partial erupting posiiton causing inflammation and trauma to the gingiva (due to plaque collected, poor oral hygiene, and traumatic occlusion in the area). Extraction would be a definitive treatment. Good brushing and antibiotic is only for temporary relief. ...Read more
Broken tooth after root canal. The area is swollen and throbbing. I'm unable to see the dentist until late this week. What can I do to ease pain?
See a dentist ASAP: The tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. You can use Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain control. See a dentist ASAP for assessment and treatment. Do not delay. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wisdom tooth is infected. I was given penicillin. When will the swelling go down? And will the pain Go away with it?
Give it some time.: Antibiotics are not pain medications, so you may want to take something like Advil or Alleve to help with the pain. As far as the swelling goes, often the swelling gets worse for the first couple of day after starting antibiotics. By day 5 or so the swelling should be down. Remember, penicillin is only a temporary solution so you may want to see a dentist or oral surgeon to treat this properly. ...Read more
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
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