My back left of the bottom of my mouth has been swollen for almost a week now and and it is starting to really bad pain to the point I have not bee wanting to talk or eat and it is got green gunk leaking out of it what should I do I have a dr apt Friday but that is 3 days a way

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 06 - June - 2012, at 03:42 AM

  • You should fix an emergency appointment with the dentist as there are chances of infection due to abscessed tooth. An abscessed tooth is a tooth that has a pocket of pus in the underlying tissues next to it. Pus forms when the body tries to fight a bacterial infection. If the pus cannot drain, it forms an abscess .

    For time being you can take amoxicillin twice daily and do warm saline gargles. Maitain a proper oral hygiene and use mouthwash at least twice daily....For more info visit the link....

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