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Puss Pockets In Jaw
Infection: An abscessed tooth is a badly infected tooth. Infection may be spreading to, and causing swelling of, lymph nodes. The best way to rx this problem is to eliminate the abscess through root canal rx (preferable) or extraction. Please see your dentist now before infection spreads farther. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Upper wisdom tooth cavity. Achy jaw and ear pain. Small movable bump by tooth on the mucosa where jaw meets hard palate. went away with abx now back?
Pushed on tonsils, lots of "tonsil cheese" came out. Swollen throat, no pain. Knots under ears & under jaw line that move.
Tonsilloliths: That's fine. "tonsil cheese", now called tonsilloliths, is actually masses of keratin that accumulates in some folks' crypts. Everybody has some palpable lymph nodes in the neck; yours may be extra big because of the stuff in your tonsils. Ask about laser resurfacing of your tonsils if this is annoying to you, or keep extracting the masses yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White roof of mouth white pus pockets in upper guns round white circles in cheeks gum disease in lower teeth lost one another ready to fall out.
Wisdom tooth on lower left side of jaw growing in. Swollen in that area & annoying discomfort in gums of that area. Gum feels like its lifted in area?
Inflammation: Sometimes the gum flap over an erupting wisdom tooth can become inflamed, especially if the tooth is partially impacted. Please call your dentist for an emergency examination. Referral to an oral surgeon to remove the flap of tissue or the tooth itself. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Upper infected tooth removed. Xray showed swelling around sinuses. Tingle/pain in cheeks & lower jaw. Headache, face puffy, high white blood cells.
Dental abscess: A tooth abscess 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. A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. Rec. See your dentist asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain in mouth temple gum cheek neck and chest, swelling in gum and cheek, can't close or open mouth. No insurance?
possible infection: Possible infection. Dental evaluation would be place to start, but medical care will likely be required. ...Read more
Lump below ear behind jaw causing pain in jaw and the side of face.Had extraction and root left in my gums.
Wisdom tooth: The answer you are probably expecting is to see yor dentist or an oral surgeon and schedule to have wisdom teeth removed. Based on your description you should probably be on antibiotics as soon as possible. You will feel much better once the teeth are removed and this will no longer be something you have to worry about. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I broke my lower right wisdom tooth. Pain in tooth, jaw, ear and gland under ear. Can it spread to upper jaw? Also pain cheekbone, orbital bones, temple
Dr. should evaluate: A doctor or a dentist can evaluate a problem in the teeth, gums, or cheeks (although a dentist is likely the better choice for teeth and gums problems). Pus in the cheeks usually means some infection, and the doctor may prescribe antibiotics. If the infection spreads, it may go throughout the face, and more seriously, maybe into the sinuses and towards the brain. Getting treatment is wise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need clinical exam: See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment. Swellings in the mouth could be many different situations. Pain is an indicator that something is wrong. Get in to see your dentist soon. These thing are best treated sooner than later. ...Read more
Pain behind last tooth upper right. Pain spreads to right ear and front neck. White spots in my mouth. Can open mouth wide. Swollen neck glands.
Pain in ear and around ear. Swollen lymph node below ear, loss of balance. Had 2 abscessed teeth removed. Could another tooth infection move to ear?
Ear: Sounds like more of an ear problem than a mouth problem. To be sure, see both your Physician or an ENT specialist, and see your Dentist or a specialist Oral Surgeon. Between the two, with proper examination/evaluation, they will determine the cause and the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
R1 enlarged tonsil. Ear, jaw and floor of mouth pain in same side. Lymph node under jaw size of a pellet, just occurred afterfingernail scratch inside?
Infection: Sounds like an infection of the tonsil - needs to be checked out. ...Read more