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Sore tooth, lymph noddes swollen, 2 weeks ago. this srarted

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sore tooth, lymph noddes swollen
JA: Have you noticed any swelling in the gums? When was your last visit to the dentist?
Customer: 2 weeks ago. this srarted yesterday
JA: Please give me a bit more information, so the dentist can help you best.
Customer: dry mouth. had root canal done in this area 6 moths ago.
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Stewart Shernan replied 5 months ago.

Hello there,

If your tooth is sore and you have swollen lymph nodes it is likely you have a dental infection. It may be the gums (gingiva) or a residual abscess of the tooth. But an infection requiring is likely, based on your description. I would recommend calling a dentist for a consult and antibiotics before the issue worsens, and treatment planning. Unfortunately, your issue will likely worsen without this.

Please let me know if you need additional information to answer your question. Otherwise I would appreciate a positive rating for my effort.

Be well,

Dr Shernan.

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