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How To Treat An Abscess Bump On Gums In The Natural
Does a abscess change color on the gum? Daughter had a white bump on gum that has now turned red should I be worried? She goes to dentist in the morn.
Yes can change: Most likely the color change is because the white pus in the abscess has drained out. The red color is because the area is still inflamed from the infection. It should be fine until she can see the dentist tomorrow morning. It is important that you keep this appointment. ...Read more
Ate granola w/ almond. Felt like a piece went into my gums (not between teeth). Suspected location is tender, white, small bump. Is this abscessed?
How can I tell if this is an abscess or canker sore? I've never had either and it's a small white/yellow pin sized bump under my gum that doesn't hurt. What should I do about it?
See your dentist!: Usually cankor sores or herpetic lesions will hurt terribly and the virus can spread so don't touch it! . Infection around teeth can form and try find a natural way to drain. A whitish/yellow bump may have a little hole in the middle through which pus drains. This is what you may be seeing. Either way, you need to find out what it is and have it treated. Go see your dentist. ...Read more
Is a tooth abscess cured if it drains? Do I still need to go to my dentist? I had a small bump on my gums, and I was going to make an appointment, but this morning it burst and drained. Didn’t taste too good, but I swished some mouthwash around my mouth,
I have a bump underneath on my gum. Its sore when I put my tongue to is could it be an ulcer or absess?
I have an abcess tooth. There is a bump on my gum over the tooth. Was taking antibiotic but for UTI Don't have the money for dentist. What should l do?
Find the money: An abscess is an infection. Antibiotic, even if the correct one for tooth infection, will not cure the tooth. The tooth has to have root canal treatment and a crown, or extraction, implant, and a crown. Infection spreading from an abscessed tooth can spread through the circulatory system, damaging other organ systems, and can even cause death. SEEK TREATMENT NOW! ...Read more
See a dentist ASAP: For gum abscess drainage. Any other treatment is a temporary relief. A gum infection 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. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more
Abcessed gums: You need to be seen by a dentist to have your abcess treated. A diabetic is more sensitive to infections and the ones in your mouth are no different. Routine dental care is essential to managing diabetes. Brushing, flossing and listerine will help until you can get to the dentist. Call today and schedule an appointment. ...Read more
It'll get worse: It'll get worse and you may end up losing the tooth or even worse, end up in th er with a medical emergency. ...Read more
I have a small flap of flat gum, by my molar I can lift up with my tongue. It expanded from an abscess a while ago that's been treated, what is that?
Why guess?: That's all we can do over the internet. See your own dentist who can actually examine you and determine what, if anything is wrong and how best to treat it, if necessary. ...Read more
Which dentist (s) by name use the Regenerative Periodontal Endoscopy (RPE) to treat a gum abscess in the Miami and Broward County, Florida areas?
Miami Dental Society: Or Broward County Dental Association for a board certified periodontist near you. ...Read more
My gum hurts even after an abscess was treated and it happens right after a new filing was put. Why is that?
Sensitivity: Certainly after an operation and cavity procedure, the gums can be inflamed and sensitive. If it persists, then see the dentist and get an evaluation of the area. There are some crams that can help, but get eval to assure all is stable and the area is not infected. Best wishes. ...Read more
Does a dental crown need to be replaced when an endodontist removes or treats the tooth root's abscess? Or, is the work done via the gum tissue only?
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
On the gums inside my mouth there is this huge bump and it's not really painful but just sore under my jaw. What could it be and how do I treat it?
See dentist soon: Some swellings due to infection are not always painful. Have the swelling evaluated to see if it is associated with a problem tooth. Don't let the lack of pain lull you into believing that it will simply go away. You don't want an infection to suddenly become aggressive and cause more serious complications. ...Read more
Have a tooth abscess being treated with antibiotics. Have a sensation/pain in my chest and a swollen bump by shoulder muscle. Is this leading to heart?
Can't say: Sounds as though it could be dangerous. Arrange consults asap ...Read more
No: Vitis your dentist to eval what is the cause of the swelling before it goes down (if it goes down, sometimes it does not go down without treatment). ...Read more
Abscess = infection: Source of infection must be resolved to affect a cure. Infection has probably damaged bone & gum. Antibiotics will control spread of infection only as long as you are taking the Med. Must see Dentist to determine cause of infection, cure, and follow-up reconstruction. Specialist referral may be prudent. ...Read more
Call a dentist: The tooth needs to be treated immediately. ...Read more
Yes: But this is not a good idea. Not only is it unlikely to cure the condition, but if allowed to persist the infection may extend into the bones of the jaw, extend into soft tissues of the face and neck, get into the blood stream and cause endocarditis and brain abscesses and other unpleasant and potentially life-threatening illnesses. Go see a dentist asap. ...Read more
No: You can cause more damage to yourself. ...Read more
Structure: A cyst can have numerous causes (infection being just one) and is like a balloon--it has a fibrous tissue capsule that surrounds its contents, which can be fluid or other substances. An abcess is the result of an infection, and is a collection of pus (typically) that fills normal tissue spaces but has no lining of its own. ...Read more
Cold will help pain: Cold will help temporarily, but you need to see a dentist for definitive help. ...Read more
Similar entities: A typical oral abscess is usually related to a non-vital tooth (the nerve has died). A gum infection is related to the accumulation of plaque and calculus (tartar). Abscesses usually cause more pain and swelling and may result in a 'bump' on the gum where the abscess is draining. Gum infections usually are less painful, less swollen and there is rarely a 'bump' on the gum. ...Read more
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