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Hello this is Dr. Michelle. I will see if I can help. A few questions first. Has Bell had any dental assessment/cleaning done in the past? Where is the swelling? Is she eating and drinking ok?
My guess is that it is a tooth abscess. Doxycycline may not be the correct antibiotic to use for this. If you don't remove the tooth, then it will come right back after the antibiotic is gone. If the pocket of purulent material is large enough, she may need a drain tube. She also needs something for pain and inflammation. She may not act painful because she is eating and drinking, but she has no choice. So, I think she needs an office visit to determine the cause. Hope this helps. Dr. Ward