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How can you detect blood poisoning from abscessed teeth?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many signs

If your child has sepsis (blood poisoning ) then she will be very sick, have high fevers, and look lethargic.
Cultures of the blood will show bacterial growth. This is remarkably rare from abscessed teeth, unless the child as a severe immune deficiency.

In brief: Many signs

If your child has sepsis (blood poisoning ) then she will be very sick, have high fevers, and look lethargic.
Cultures of the blood will show bacterial growth. This is remarkably rare from abscessed teeth, unless the child as a severe immune deficiency.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Lon Kessler
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Highly unlikely

Abscessed teeth will result in infection but, not blood poisoning.
Either way, a root canal or extraction if necessary will take care of the problem. Antibiotics may also be prescribed by your dentist.

In brief: Highly unlikely

Abscessed teeth will result in infection but, not blood poisoning.
Either way, a root canal or extraction if necessary will take care of the problem. Antibiotics may also be prescribed by your dentist.
Dr. Lon Kessler
Dr. Lon Kessler
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