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

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

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Who has Tooth Abscess on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 10
40s 7
50s 6
60s 1
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

80% Females
20% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 17
Not Diagnosed 2

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