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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Tooth Abscess (Definition)

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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How to get rid of an ear infection?

How to get rid of an ear infection?

Back of nose: If you truly have an ear infection, most are viral in origin. The middle ear space is sterile and is a pocket of venous gases. Infection can only reach this space via the eustachian (auditory ) tube. Therefore the cause of ear infections must always start in the back of the nose. Colds, allergy and other causes of nasal obstruction are the causes of an ear infection secondarily. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a tooth ache?

How to get rid of a tooth ache?

Not a DIY project: You need professional help to determine the cause of the pain (cavity, infection, abscess, fracture, hyper function, etc.) and then to select the correct rx to treat the problem. Can't do this yourself. Otc pain relievers will only take the edge off temporarily as the underlying problem worsens. Please call a professional, call a dentist, and have your problem evaluated and then treated. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of a retropharyngeal abscess?

What's the best treatment to get rid of a retropharyngeal abscess?

Throat abscess: A retropharyngeal abscess is an infection with a large pocket of pus in the back of your throat. It is usually painful and, if large enough, may obstruct your breathing. The only reliable procedure is surgical drainage by an ENT physician. In some cases just draining the pus with a needle may be enough. Antibiotics are also used in treatment, but are not effective enough when used alone. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a tooth cavity?

How can I get rid of a tooth cavity?

Teeth: You cannot get rid of a cavity. That is why you need a dentist. If the cavity is real small then you can discuss with a dentist about a type of tooth paste called mi paste which can reverse the cavity but only if it's small enough. Otherwise, the dentist will need to fill the cavity. A cavity is a hole in your tooth. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my abscessed tooth without a dentist?

How can I get rid of my abscessed tooth without a dentist?

See your dentist: You really can't because you have to treat the problem. Just taking an antibiotic might get the infection down, but it won't solve the problem. You must see where it is coming from and it can spread! see the dentist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a sinus drainage?

How to get rid of a sinus drainage?

Sinus drainage: It really depends on the cause. If it is from a cold, otc meds are fine to use short-term. If it's from allergies, antihistamines are the way to go. For chronic sinus issues, there are prescription medications that work fairly well. If you have concerns, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a inflamed mouth?

How to get rid of a inflamed mouth?

Oral hygiene: ..Is the first thing to focus on. Proper brushing and inter-dental cleaning would be helpful to reduce oral inflammation. How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned professionally? If these concerns are not relevant, see a dentist for a thorough exam and review of your health to get a good answer. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a cavity without going to the dentist?

How can you get rid of a cavity without going to the dentist?

You can't: A cavity is a hole in a tooth caused by bacteria. To fix it requires removing the infected portion of the tooth and placing a restorative material. It's not a diy project. Your dentist spent 8 years learning how to do this with care and efficiency. Take advantage of his expertise now, or wait awhile and you probably will have to deal with a raging abscess. Your choice. ...Read more

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How to get infection come to surface of an boil?

How to get infection come to surface of an boil?

Warm packs: Warm packs are a way to bring a boil or abscess to the surface more. Avoid squeezing because that tends to cause trauma and push bacteria down further. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of an earache?

How can you get rid of an earache?

Depends on cause: Getting rid of an earache involves treating the underlying problem. It can be caused by something in/around the ear or, more commonly, referred from somewhere else. This is commonly from TMJ issues. A persistent earache in someone who uses tobacco is especially worrisome as it could mean a tumor in the throat. ...Read more

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Gear Tooth how to get rid of it?

Gear Tooth how to get rid of it?

Gear Tooth?: Good day; What the heck is "gear tooth" - require more detailed explanation!!! ...Read more

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How can you get rid of an infected hip piercing?

How can you get rid of an infected hip piercing?

Infected piercing: Check for signs of infection to include: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping the piercing in place (if removed – the drainage tract will close up). Call your physician for medical evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a tooth ache fast?

How to get rid of a tooth ache fast?

Toothache: See your dentist and they will make a diagnosis and get you out of pain. If you have no contraindications , some over the counter medications such as Ibuprofen may be helpful for temporary relief. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cavities?

How to get rid of cavities?

Dental treatment: The only way to eliminate dental decay is the have a dentist treat those cavities in a manor appropriate to the severity of each cavity. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a noes infection quick?

How to get rid of a noes infection quick?

Xylitol: Please see your doctor. Next, consider using Xlear, which contains Xylitol and is a natural sugar that breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs mulitply. Nasal spray is called xlear (pronounced "clear") and in chewing gum called Spry. Pleasant tasting too! ...Read more

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How to get rid of a dental abscess on my own?

How to get rid of a dental abscess on my own?

Not likely: While dental abcesses can drain and be non painful, they will not go away from treatment other than removing the offensive tooth or causative agent. If the nerve of a tooth is infected, performing a root canal to remove it usually helps heal an abcess. If a tooth is infected (abcessed) and nonrestorable, then removal will help heal the area. Self cures for dental abcesses are not recommended, imo. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Painful swollen ...Read more