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Can an infected tooth or gums cause u to spit up infection or infected mucus?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
A draining abscess can.

In brief: Yes
A draining abscess can.
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Dr. Maurice Lindly
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes.
Severe dental or periodontal infections can release pus into the mouth.

In brief: Yes.
Severe dental or periodontal infections can release pus into the mouth.
Dr. Maurice Lindly
Dr. Maurice Lindly
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
In brief: Maybe
If an upper tooth is infected, the infection can spread to the sinus cavity.
This can cause increased production of 'infected mucus' that will find its way down the back of your throat where you will likely cough/spit it up.

In brief: Maybe
If an upper tooth is infected, the infection can spread to the sinus cavity.
This can cause increased production of 'infected mucus' that will find its way down the back of your throat where you will likely cough/spit it up.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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