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Female, Age 49, molar teeth swollen, which cause slight swelling in the cheek, what is the cause of this?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Probably

Infected (decayed) tooth with infection spreading to surrounding tissues.
Please do not delay. See a Dentist IMMEDIATELYto stop the spread of infection.

In brief: Probably

Infected (decayed) tooth with infection spreading to surrounding tissues.
Please do not delay. See a Dentist IMMEDIATELYto stop the spread of infection.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

See your dentist for a clinical and radiographic excamination, variables include, decay, fracture,periodontal disease or other causation factors which must be addressed by your dentist.
Discuss your options with your dentist prior to treatment.

In brief: See below

See your dentist for a clinical and radiographic excamination, variables include, decay, fracture,periodontal disease or other causation factors which must be addressed by your dentist.
Discuss your options with your dentist prior to treatment.
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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In brief: See a dentist

It sounds as though it is likely you have a tooth infection.
Be sure to see a dentist right away. Swelling in the cheek can travel down near the throat and cause the inability to breathe.

In brief: See a dentist

It sounds as though it is likely you have a tooth infection.
Be sure to see a dentist right away. Swelling in the cheek can travel down near the throat and cause the inability to breathe.
Dr. Monica Scheurer
Dr. Monica Scheurer
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In brief: Swollen molar teeth

Could be infected teeth or infected gums.
See a dentist for an examination and x-rays in order to make an accurate diagnosis. If it is an infection it will only get worse without treatment.

In brief: Swollen molar teeth

Could be infected teeth or infected gums.
See a dentist for an examination and x-rays in order to make an accurate diagnosis. If it is an infection it will only get worse without treatment.
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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In brief: Tooth Infection

Could be an infected tooth.
You probably need antibiotics and should check with a doctor or dentist. Take ibuprofen and/or paracetamol/acetaminophen for the pain in the meantime.

In brief: Tooth Infection

Could be an infected tooth.
You probably need antibiotics and should check with a doctor or dentist. Take ibuprofen and/or paracetamol/acetaminophen for the pain in the meantime.
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