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 Is Extracting an Abscess Tooth Dangerous?

Answer No. You can die from NOT getting it extracted. Extracting the tooth ASAP is the fastest way to rid yourself of the infection.
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Why is an abscess dangerous?

an abcess is infection building up usually at the root of an infected tooth. the infection can go to the heart or the brain and cause infection there.People can actually die from tooth infections.
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Can you really die from an abscess tooth?

Yes you can...any infection, left untreated, can spread to other parts of the body where it cannot be easily eradicated and cause overall fevers, bad reactions, increased heart rates, and death.
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How to Treat a Tooth Abscess?

A tooth abscess occurs when there is decay in a tooth that hasn't been properly or timely treated. It is also sometimes caused by a break or crack in a tooth, where bacteria can enter the pulp of t... Read More »
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Can a tooth be extracted although I have an abscess?

Yes, it can be taken out since you already have antibiotic coverage.That will help in drainage as well.However, the extraction can be done only if it is possible to anesthetize the area properly.An... Read More »
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