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I think I may have a oral abscess i noticed that it has a cut through the bump. It hurts and I rinsed my mouth many times today what should I do now?
See a doctor: The only reliably appropriate way to determine if an infection is present is to see a doctor or dentist. ...Read more
Abscess after extraction. One oral antibiotic, 2 diff IV antibiotics but still have abscess.. What now?
Any dentist or OS: An oral surgeon or any dentist can determine by physical examination if there is a dental abscess. Once he/she has identified a suspect tooth, they'll then perform additional testing like pulp vitality or x-ray that can to confirm their suspicions. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
When does dental abscess become an emergency? In severe cases is incision, drainage, removal best done immediately or after a course of oral abx?
Dangerous triangle : Dental abscess becomes very dangerous if it lies very close to brain .. Like upper area where premolars and molars are. I;d should be performed when the swelling is becoming ripe or soft to establish an exit for the pus ..This procedure should be followed with course if antibiotic .. Then the cause of the infection should be assessed and dealt with ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers