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What are the signs of a tooth infection does it make a person cough up mucus?

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Dr. Larry Gottlieb
Dentistry
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In brief: No corelation

The symptoms of a tooth or gum infection are usually pain and swelling.
There would be no reason that coughing up mucous would be tooth related.

In brief: No corelation

The symptoms of a tooth or gum infection are usually pain and swelling.
There would be no reason that coughing up mucous would be tooth related.
Dr. Larry Gottlieb
Dr. Larry Gottlieb
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Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dentistry

In brief: Not usually

In fact in my 30 years of dentistry I have never seen this happen.
However, in otday's world nothing would surprise me. See your dentist immediately if this is what you suspect is going on in your mouth.

In brief: Not usually

In fact in my 30 years of dentistry I have never seen this happen.
However, in otday's world nothing would surprise me. See your dentist immediately if this is what you suspect is going on in your mouth.
Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dr. Jonathan Engel
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Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine

In brief: Pain, swelling

Dental infections usually cause tooth pain or swelling.
Sometimes, pain can be in the upper cheek. This is also the location for a sinus infection, which is more likely to cause mucous. You should visit your doctor for an examination to determine your diagnosis.

In brief: Pain, swelling

Dental infections usually cause tooth pain or swelling.
Sometimes, pain can be in the upper cheek. This is also the location for a sinus infection, which is more likely to cause mucous. You should visit your doctor for an examination to determine your diagnosis.
Dr. Kristi Kohl
Dr. Kristi Kohl
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