Tooth Abscess

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What is Tooth Abscess?

A tooth abscess is a collection of pus (bacterial infection) that forms in the tooth. Some symptoms include swelling, pain and inflammation. The infection can spread to the surrounding bone supporting the tooth. A tooth abscess may occur with an untreated dental cavity, or trauma to the tooth.

What is it like to have Tooth Abscess?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Diazepam, Alprazolam, Clonazepam
Oxycodone-Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Massage Therapy
Amitriptyline, Melatonin, Trazodone
Wheelchair (manual), Rest, Modafinil
Nortriptyline, Citalopram, Duloxetine

What do patients take to treat Tooth Abscess and its symptoms?


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Who has Tooth Abscess on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 26 patients have this condition
  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 4 say Tooth Abscess is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 7
40s 7
50s 4
60s 1
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

82% Females
18% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 7
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 15
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Tooth Abscess patients who have completed their condition history
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