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I am 55 years old - I have a lower molar that has caused me

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I am 55 years old - I have a lower molar that has caused me pain for quite some time over one year - it is mostly filling. Recently my dentist took an x-ray and said it is abscessed and put me on antibiotics - I have finished the antibiotic but it still feels the same - do you recommend removal of the tooth or any suggestions. I do not have a problem with removal - just want to stop the pain. Thank you
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Dentist: Dr. Behere, Dentist replied 2 years ago
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Hello,

Thanks for putting up your question on Just Answer.

That greatly depends on what the X ray shows. is it possible for you to upload the x ray image here?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago

I will see if I can get a copy of the x-ray - thanks

Dentist: Dr. Behere, Dentist replied 2 years ago

Hello,

That would be great, I can give you a very solid and definitive answer after looking at it. If you aren't able to get hold of the image, let me know, I will answer based on whatever information you have provided.

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Dr Behere

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