Patient Comments: Abscessed Tooth - Symptoms

What symptoms did you experience when you had an abscessed tooth?

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Abscessed tooth symptoms include throbbing pain, swelling, fever, decreased appetite, bleeding, and sensitivity to heat and cold. A mass may develop along the gums that can be felt. Bacterial infections due to plaque, gingivitis, previous dental procedure, and tooth decay are common causes of an abscessed tooth. Read the entire Doctor's View

Comment from: blueEyes81, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: December 19

I had severe swelling (from my left ear, across my jaw-and under my chin to the right side of my face; including inside my mouth, under the tongue.) I had trouble swallowing (due to pain), trouble speaking due to pain and swelling, fever and trouble sleeping due to pain. As for pain, if I was lucky it was at a 6, at the worst, an 8.5.

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Comment from: kissy, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: December 19

I have a sore and sensitive tooth and throbbing pain; I was up all night and had fever. And it's the first molar.

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