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tooth abcess

Had dentist she put a temp filling in a cavitie , reffered me to a dental hospital for it to be removed . She now says I'm now not on her books because I missed an appt . I now have an abcess . Phoned up dental hospital n they said ill be waiting 6mobths for my appt. My Dr won't touch me because its a dental matter . I'm in excruciating pain . I have two masses in my cheek and jaw . I'm taking amoxicillin that I had left over from an ear infection and ibuprofen .. surley 6months is too long to wait with an absess . I feel really weak in my arms and back of neck and very dizzy and now from the pressure of the temp filling and abcess my tooth split with nerve and pulp exposed someone please help me .. I have an appt tommorow but doubt they're gonna remove the tooth for me
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Hello,
A dental examination is necessary for correct diagnosis and management of your condition. A tooth abscess is usually a complication of tooth decay. Prompt treatment can save the tooth and a root canal may be recommended in an attempt to save the tooth. Untreated abscesses may get worse and can lead to life-threatening complications. You have already been taking antibiotics but the symptoms have worsened so you may need draining of the abscess and using antibiotics to treat non-serious infections and for a prolonged period can make them less effective at treating more serious infections causing antibiotic resistance. Amoxicillin is drug of choice.Metrogyl can be used as an alternative drug. A dental examination and X-rays are important for correct diagnosis and management of your condition. Jaw swelling can be due to many causes. It could possibly be due to spread of infection to the jaw or enlarged lymph nodes. Among the possible issues is a tooth abscess or tooth injury. A visit to the dentist may help. Keep me posted.
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People the problem is that dental procedures are way to expensive its not that we are scared is that we cant afford it thats why my brother goes abroad to get his work done period
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