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Dental abscess often causes a swollen cheek for how long?

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Dr Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
6 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

If you care of it , it last for about 1 week or ten days.

In brief: It depends

If you care of it , it last for about 1 week or ten days.
Dr Ahmad M Hadied
Dr Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr David May
Dentistry

In brief: Until it is treated

It will probably stay there until it is treated.
A swollen cheek can turn into a life threatening situation if it continues down below the jaw. See your dentist soon.

In brief: Until it is treated

It will probably stay there until it is treated.
A swollen cheek can turn into a life threatening situation if it continues down below the jaw. See your dentist soon.
Dr David May
Dr David May
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Dr Brian Dorfman
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Depends

It depends on the severity of the infection and if it was treated properly.
Can range from a day or two to a few weeks.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the severity of the infection and if it was treated properly.
Can range from a day or two to a few weeks.
Dr Brian Dorfman
Dr Brian Dorfman
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Dr Jake Richards
Dentistry

In brief: Untill prob is gone

It will go away much faster if the tooth has been addressed, whether extracted, root canal started, or incision and drainage.
Those cases, usually about a day or two. If just antibioitcs it will take 2-3 days to start to go down, maybe longer. See your dentist for care.

In brief: Untill prob is gone

It will go away much faster if the tooth has been addressed, whether extracted, root canal started, or incision and drainage.
Those cases, usually about a day or two. If just antibioitcs it will take 2-3 days to start to go down, maybe longer. See your dentist for care.
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Dr Jake Richards
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