I have an abcessed upper tooth, and my eye is half swoolen shut and my sinus is swollen but i don't have trouble beathing. Can the abcess damage my eye, and when should i have the tooth pulled?

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 12 - March - 2010, at 20:47 PM

  • You have not mentioned whether you are taking any antibiotics or not for the abcessed tooth. If you are not taking then go to the dentist and get the proper medication. No, it will not effect your eye, as the nerve supply for the eye and the tooth is different. You should get it pulled out when the infection subsides as with infection the anaesthesia is not very effective. For more info on abcessed teeth you can visit the following link on our website......http://www.identalhub.com/articlecategory-abscessed-tooth-55.aspx

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