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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 ?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a right side maxillary periodontal cyst removed in August 2013 but past couple of weeks when I push on the tooth a lot of pus comes out why?
Infection: Sounds like you may have an infection in the area - you should have your oral surgeon check it. ...Read more
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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