Hi, I've got an abscess in my mouth. I'm fairly certain that it's a gum abscess and not a tooth abscess. But I've got a problem: It's not hurting. But the situation is weird.
See, I had a horrible pain in my mouth before the abscess appeared. Then when the abscess appeared in the same spot as the pain, the pain stopped. The abscess is red and flat-ish. It's obviously not completely flat, but you can only feel the bump when you touch it. Looking at it, you don't see anything. I can still feel it throbbing, and I guess you could kinda say it hurts, but it's nothing I can't deal with. It's really easy to tolerate. It's not draining, either. I've had some abscesses in the same spot before, but they were MUCH worse visibly than this one.
I changed to a new toothpaste before it started hurting, could that be a reason?
I'm really worried that the nerves in my tooth might be dying and I might need a root canal or get it removed.
I swear I'm forgetting to put something in so you might be hearing from me again with extra details, haha.