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I had a severe sinus infection and it goes in and out... I had like a ball on thge right side of my face lower bottom tooth. It hurts. Wat is this?
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Dr. Mike Bowman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Dental abscess
If the swelling is on one of the lower teeth (along the lower jaw line) you don't have a sinus infection, but you are probably developing a dental abscess.
Either way you will need antibiotics. If it is dental in origin, the offending tooth will have to be pulled. Get seen quickly to prevent a severe abscess which may require surgery to drain. See a doctor or dentist asap.

In brief: Dental abscess
If the swelling is on one of the lower teeth (along the lower jaw line) you don't have a sinus infection, but you are probably developing a dental abscess.
Either way you will need antibiotics. If it is dental in origin, the offending tooth will have to be pulled. Get seen quickly to prevent a severe abscess which may require surgery to drain. See a doctor or dentist asap.
Dr. Mike Bowman
Dr. Mike Bowman
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Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Sinus Infection
Go see your doctor right away.
You likely have a sinus infection, and this may have originated from a bad tooth.

In brief: Sinus Infection
Go see your doctor right away.
You likely have a sinus infection, and this may have originated from a bad tooth.
Dr. Robert Knox
Dr. Robert Knox
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Sinusitis
Sounds like a sinus infection and possibly a dental abscess.
You probably need antibiotics...See a doctor asap.

In brief: Sinusitis
Sounds like a sinus infection and possibly a dental abscess.
You probably need antibiotics...See a doctor asap.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: 2 problems
Lower teeth don't cause sinus infections.
See ENT doc for recurrent sinus infection. See dentist for dental abscess.

In brief: 2 problems
Lower teeth don't cause sinus infections.
See ENT doc for recurrent sinus infection. See dentist for dental abscess.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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