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Old 09-15-2008, 09:23 PM   #1
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what is the worst thing that can happen with an abcessed tooth

what is the worst thing that can happen with an abcessed tooth, I have had one back in 2002, 2005 and now 2008, ALLERGIC TO ANTIBOTICS, what do I do ?

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Old 09-16-2008, 04:30 AM   #2
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Re: what is the worst thing that can happen with an abcessed tooth

well ,it can be quite dangerous to leave a bad abcess tooth ,some have died through the poison of the blood ,where it had burst !!
not said that to scare you as its only a small minority that has died but its possible

but if your allergic to anti biotics ,im sure theyre must be a alternative to anti biotics?
or next procedure was to have the tooth out

but i wouldnt leave it for too long before getting it sorted

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Re: what is the worst thing that can happen with an abcessed tooth

The infection could also go to the brain. It's really close to that part of the body.

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