Patient Comments: Abscessed Tooth - Complications

Did you suffer any complications from your abscessed tooth?

Comment from: Dawn, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: December 31

I have chronic abscess problem and this flares periodically. I take anti-inflammatories, naproxen, pain relief Codeine Effervescent 500-1000 mg 4 hourly. I rub tea tree oil around the gum of the tooth area of pain. Then get amoxicillin antibiotics and put ice pack to face when pain arises, at the start.

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Comment from: Concerned Mom, 35-44 Female (Caregiver) Published: February 26

My 44 year old daughter has gum diseases and in the process of getting teeth pulled. When a wisdom tooth started hurting she thought it was from gum disease and let it go for too long before getting a dentist appointment. By the time she got there it was very swollen and had abscessed so she got antibiotics but this dentist didn"t give out pain pills. A day after starting antibiotics, she already had not slept in 3 days and the pain was so bad that nothing OTC worked and besides she was vomiting up everything. She couldn"t eat, talk or move her head, was dizzy with high fever so she called 911. I want people to know you can"t put off a toothache and if you don"t have insurance, there are low-cost plans that have partial coverage and there are discount plans that help with some of the cost.

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Comment from: Prasher, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: May 13

I am suffering from pain and continuous sensitivity to hot and cold in my abscessed tooth. I don"t want to get a root canal done.

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Comment from: Julieellis, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: April 11

I had a canine removed for an implant which resulted in me having an abscess. I now have an indentation in my gum, hope this will eventually fill in with time.

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