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I wish I could tell you different from the others, unfortunately it is not recommended. Getting on an antibiotic will help, the tooth is probably infected and needs immediate attention. A pain medication is recommended as well, to manage pain until the infection is gone. It is very important to remove that tooth, as it could cause other health issues. They are recommending you to an oral surgeon because they doe not have the proper tools nor capabilities to take out that tooth. Thats why its highly recommended that you do not attempt to take it out your self, as you will not be able to extract the entire tooth. If its not fully removed the, the problem doesn't get solved. At this time, the best thing you can do is get on antibiotics, which will control the infection and pain, until you can afford to remove the tooth. This will buy you some time, but keep in mind it is not good to stay on antibiotics for several months, so this is a short term solution to your problem. Please accept my answer