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Jaw Abscess Symptoms
Many things: An "abscess" is a localized collection of inflammatory cells in response to an infection. It may present with pain, swelling, fever and a general "unwell" feeling. With that being said, pain in the lower jaw can be indicative of many things from soft tissue infection, dental problems or muscle/bone pain. See a healthcare professional for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more
Can you have symptoms of tooth abcess like jaw swelling ear pain and ringing without tooth hurting. At dentist last June he was not sure about a tooth?
Yes, TMJ syndrome: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Toothache, headache, earache, sinus pain, neck pain and jaw pain are the common symptoms. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain specialist for a consultation and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has a knot inside his jaw, tests ruled out an abscess , my question is what else could it be?
Have an abscess on lower right jaw. On clindimycin for 3 days. Should improvement show by now? A chess is harder and bigger.
Abscess: Primary treatment for patients with skin abscesses is incision and drainage. The role of ancillary antimicrobial therapy in the treatment of skin abscess is uncertain; incision and drainage alone may be sufficient, although some data suggest that antimicrobial therapy is beneficial. For small furuncles, warm compresses to promote drainage are usually sufficient treatment. ...Read more
I'm have pain in my jaw on the right side. With what feels to be a knot on it as well. I do have a bad tooth at the area, but no abscesses?
Possible Infection: It sounds like that tooth may becoming infected. Please have your dentist take a look as soon as possible! ...Read more
I woke up with a swollen gum and a newly formed abscess below my left jaw, could you please tell me what are the causes? And what should I do ?
See a dentist ASAP: A tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. See your dentist ASAP for tooth infection treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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