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air travel and abscess

Can I fly to Europe with a tooth abscess that is only visble on X-ray. I have no symptoms or swelling. My dentist says I must have the tooth removed before flying. Does altitude affect an abscess
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Altitude probably doesn't affect periapical lesion. However,there is no way to predict when the lesion will flare out.Seeing an endodontist is advised.
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