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How can I relieve the pain of tooth abscess/ infection?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
4 doctors agree

In brief: See any dentist

to drain the dental abscess.
If not treated, a serious dental abscess can eventually kill. The infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. The antibiotics (Penicillin is the most common) will give you only a temporary relief. See any dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment.

In brief: See any dentist

to drain the dental abscess.
If not treated, a serious dental abscess can eventually kill. The infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. The antibiotics (Penicillin is the most common) will give you only a temporary relief. See any dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment.
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Abscessed tooth

You will need to see a dentist asap, to treat your abscessed tooth.
This is an infection so you can't treat it yourself. You can take ibuprophen , 600 mg and 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain if these are safe for you. , avoid hot, cold, sugary and spicy food until you can get to a dentist.

In brief: Abscessed tooth

You will need to see a dentist asap, to treat your abscessed tooth.
This is an infection so you can't treat it yourself. You can take ibuprophen , 600 mg and 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain if these are safe for you. , avoid hot, cold, sugary and spicy food until you can get to a dentist.
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