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extream tooth pain

Has anyone else had an infected tooth close to their dude date??? All week I've been eating ice chips and welli notices my crown where I had a rootcanal done in like the 7th grade (10 years ago) was getting sore little by little day by day it got worse till yesterday night I couldn't take it. Only got 2 hours asleep and had a dentis apointment his morning I got a referal to get it retreated but the pain is so crucial that I need it pulled so they gave me antibiotics and vicodin . Made an appointment Monday for extraction (a day b4 my due date) but after taking he antibiotics my gum formed a lump and is getting darker throughout the day so I have an emergency appt. In the morning bc I'm scared it might effect the baby or even labor since its a good chance I can go into labor anytime now. Its just sooo random happening at 40 weeks its not right... so why now.
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2110271 tn?1342253902
You should let your OB doctor know all about this. I didn't have this same issue but I did have to have a bunch of dental work done in my 7th month during my first pregnancy.  I guess it's a big deal if you have any tooth infections because it can hurt the baby.  I think you should contact your OB ASAP.
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I did and they act like its no big deal . I was reading that the puss is toxic so I brought it up to the dentist and he said no you'll be fine im wondering if its hurting during labor will they give me anything for the pain or just keep me in on vicodin idk
134578 tn?1578157483
Get the tooth out.  Even if you went into labor right in the dentist's chair, it's much better for it to be gone.  Tell your ob-gyn also, since they might want you to be on antibiotics for this reason.  Good luck!!!
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