Well besides the obvious, pain and distress it causes. The infection could very easily spread through the blood stream and you can become very ill. Better to get started on antibiotics, and when the infection is cleared have the tooth removed or fixed.
Abscess is an extremely serious condition and if left untreated it could lead to life threatening conditions. Sometimes patients don't feel constant pain, there is a swelling and it hurts only when they apply pressure on it, and even in those situations abscess have to be treated. Check this video with very interesting info about abscess - http://www.checkdent.com/en/videos/tooth-abscess-9.html
Could be an abscessed tooth Could be cancer. Go to a vet ASAP
If there is redness around the tooth and or swelling.
Yes, an abscessed tooth often results in raised serum c reactive levels.
Get the tooth fixed and the swelling will settle by itself.
This will depend upon which tooth, how badly it is abscessed, what species the animal is and the animal's overall health status. The bare minimum will probably be several hundred dollars in the United States, as an abscessed tooth typically needs to be surgically removed. A complicated removal with a fracture tooth and an abscess that is impacting the underlying mandible or maxilla in a large animal such as a horse could end up costing several thousand dollars.
Abscessed means infection and if it ruptures, this means that fluid will spill in to your mouth which could cause further infection the best thing to do is to see a dentist who will give you antibiotics.
Oddly enough, many famous people have died from an abscessed tooth. For example, fashion designer, Hugo Boss, and Jethro Tull musician, John Glasscock, both died from abscessed teeth.
Abscessed tooth only happens for three reasons; when teeth are damaged such as an untreated cavity, a person brushed their teeth properly, and lastly the gum diseases. Those are the three causes to an abscessed tooth.
Definitely - specifically and upper wisdom tooth. Often the roots of wisdom teeth run into the sinus cavity and even some of the upper molars. If the tooth is abscessed and infected, it can cause serious problems. Infections in the mouth runs two ways, to the heart or to the brain. Always, get an abscessed tooth treated immediately.
Darkening of the gums could be age related, or a sign of an abscessed tooth. Be sure to check with your vet.
An abscessed tooth can be treated with a root canal and a crown, or with an apicoectomy (if the root canal has failed) or with an extraction. Only your dentist can tell you which option is best for your individual situation.
yES IT CAN BECAUSE i AM CURRENTLY TAKING THIS ANTIBIOTIC FOR AN ABSCESSED TOOTH WHICH MY DENTIST PRESCRIBED
This could be an abscessed tooth. You should take your rabbit to the vet right away.
I believe so. I was just prescribed ciprofloxacin for my abscessed tooth so it's safe though in my case it doesn't seem to be working very well.
Yes, abcessed tooth cause heart problem.
It is unlikely that you will die from an infected tooth. If it abscesses, you may wish you were dead. Having said that, yes it is extremely remotely possible that you could die from an untreated infected tooth.
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Your doctor will give you amoxicillin with clavulanic acid, cephadroxil with clavulanic acid or cefuroxime with clavulanic acid for abscessed tooth along with incision and drainage.