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Random swollen painful gums over 2 teeth causing extreme pain to side of mouth. Area looks red and feels bruised when biting down?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: INFECTION

What you describe is characteristic of a dental infection, most likely from the death of the nerves and tissues within the tooth or teeth.
These types of situations can go downhill very vast and even spread to other areas of the body causing very serious complications so get an appointment with a dentist ASAP! If your face swells or you get a fever, and you can't get to a dentist, consider ER !

In brief: INFECTION

What you describe is characteristic of a dental infection, most likely from the death of the nerves and tissues within the tooth or teeth.
These types of situations can go downhill very vast and even spread to other areas of the body causing very serious complications so get an appointment with a dentist ASAP! If your face swells or you get a fever, and you can't get to a dentist, consider ER !
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2 doctors agree

In brief: See dentist ASAP

When was the last time a dentist performed a clinical and radiographic examination? There are many variables from wisdom teeth infection, periodontal issues or caries.
See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis.

In brief: See dentist ASAP

When was the last time a dentist performed a clinical and radiographic examination? There are many variables from wisdom teeth infection, periodontal issues or caries.
See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: See a dentist ASAP

The tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body.
Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. Do not delay. Good luck.

In brief: See a dentist ASAP

The tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body.
Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. Do not delay. Good luck.
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Dr. Corey Clay
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Likely infected

Dental carry or abscess can present in this way

In brief: Likely infected

Dental carry or abscess can present in this way
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