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tooth abscess

I have abscess on gum and another painful toothful but im 32 weeks and scared to go to dentist should i?
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No not at all i went 3 weeks ago and im 37 weeks..i had to get a root canal! U should be fine...hope this helps
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Dental hygiene is important during pregnancy. Especially any infections going on. Not to mention you're already in enough discomfort you dont need toothaches adding to it, since you cant take anything other than tylenol really. Call your dentist & doctor!! I've had 2 wisdom teeth removed that became infected and im soooo glad i did!!
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YES do go to the dentist. i had an abscess with my daughter and it got so bad it was almost unbearable. they only thing to get rid of the abscess is to take antibiotics to get rid of the infection and after baby is born they may have to do a root canal or pull tooth all together. mine had to be pulled out. but definitely get it checked out i was told by my dentist that it can get bad enough and get into your blood stream... which takes a while but you need the antibiotics to get rid of the infection
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Thanks guys i will go tomorrow
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An infection could harm your baby. Just go and get it taken care of before it gets really bad. Hope it all gets taken care of soon.
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