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I have a burning sensation on a tooth that needs to have an apical periodontal cyst removed. Could this be it ?

I have a burning sensation on a tooth that needs to have an apical periodontal cyst removed. Could this be it ?

Peri apical abscess: yes the pain is the infection in the root. As the nerve deteriorates the pain will get less. I would make sure you get an antibiotic and that you get a root canal to preserve the tooth. A cap or crown will be placed after the root canal. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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I'm having an apical periodontal cyst removed on thursday the 29/8/13 what is involved in the surgery and will I have a general anaesthetic ?

I'm having an apical periodontal cyst removed on thursday the 29/8/13 what is involved in the surgery and will I have a general anaesthetic ?

Surgery at root tip: The surgery involves exposure of the root tip, apex, in order to gain access to the infection/cyst. It is then removed and examination of the root is done to see if more work is needed. Typically a portion of the root tip is removed, sometimes a small plug is placed in the canal to seal off the exposed canal. General anesthesia is a personal choice. If nervous, consider it. ...Read more

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I'm having oral surgery next wk to remove a apical periodontal cyst on my hard palate how will i feel afterwards will i be able to eat and talk?

I'm having oral surgery next wk to remove a apical periodontal cyst on my hard palate how will i feel afterwards will i be able to eat and talk?

YES: You will be sore and swollen for several days after but should be able to eat and talk. Stick with a light soft diet for 24-48 hours and avoid the chewing near the surgical site. Start rinsing with warm salt water 24 hours after the surgery. ...Read more

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I'm having a g/a to remove an apical periodontal cyst from inside my mouth my hard palate how will i feel afterwards will I have sore jaw etc?

I'm having a g/a to remove an apical periodontal cyst from inside my mouth my hard palate how will i feel afterwards will I have sore jaw etc?

Peri apical cyst: First of all the cyst is coming from an infected tooth which needs to get addressed as well as the cyst. You will need a root canal and an incision of the abscess i order to eradicate the problem. If is is a plain old mucous retention cyst, you do not need tooth work. The recovery for both procedures is that day off work. U you should be ok to work the next day. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had perodontal cyst surgery, 48 hours ago my face is extremely swollen all the way to my eye. Should i go see my normal dentist?

Had perodontal cyst surgery, 48 hours ago my face is extremely swollen all the way to my eye. Should i go see my normal dentist?

Oral Surgery Healing: Go see the doctor or dentist who treated you! swelling after surgery is always to be expected, but swelling that spreads well beyond the surgical site should be evaluated. You should also find out what medications or palliative measures you could take to soothe yourself and promote healing. ...Read more

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Is a 3.0 cyst big?

Is a 3.0 cyst big?

To better provide: You with useful info, please tell us the location of the cyst on the body. Can re-ask question. ...Read more

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What is a bible cyst?

What is a bible cyst?

Ganglion: Bible cyst is another name for a ganglion cyst. In some cultures the cyst would be smacked with a weighty book like the bible to rupture the cyst and make it "disappear". Oftentimes a wrist injury or fracture could result. Not recommended. ...Read more

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How do I cure a cyst?

How do I cure a cyst?

Need More Info: Where is it and how large is it? How long has it been present? I would see my pcp. ...Read more

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What is a pseudo cyst?

What is a pseudo cyst?

Pseudocyst: Pseudocyst is a fluid collection that forms in a person that does not have a cellular cyst wall. It is most commonly used to describe a pancreas fluid collection that can occur after a serious episode of pancreatitis. ...Read more

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