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Is it better to let the tooth abscess grow and pop or let it get smaller when taking antibiotics?
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
In brief: See a dentist
It is better to get the problem resolved which may include incision and drainage of the abcess or just antibiotics.
The faster you get rid of the infection the less the pain and quicker relief.

In brief: See a dentist
It is better to get the problem resolved which may include incision and drainage of the abcess or just antibiotics.
The faster you get rid of the infection the less the pain and quicker relief.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry
In brief: Call a dentist
Are you seeing a dentist? Are you currently on antibiotic? See your dentist for proper treatment.
..Never "pop" an oral abcess on your own, it can spread the infection faster.

In brief: Call a dentist
Are you seeing a dentist? Are you currently on antibiotic? See your dentist for proper treatment.
..Never "pop" an oral abcess on your own, it can spread the infection faster.
Dr. Anna Guarna
Dr. Anna Guarna
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