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Chronic infection inside the mouth.
I seem to have a developed a chronic mildly painful infection at all the four corners inside the mouth. All the infections are at the end of the third molar teeth beside the gums. Is this a wisdom teeth infection or some other deficiency related infection? What could be the treatment? Any light on the matter will be immensely beneficial. Photograph couldn't be taken because it's deep and hidden. Thank you.
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The condition may be because if the eruption of the wisdom teeth. Pericoronitis is a painful inflammation and swelling of the gums around the 3rd molar. The wisdom teeth are the third set of molar teeth that most people get in their late teens or early 20s. Bacteria can get trapped under gum tissue growth over a partially erupted wisdom tooth causing infection and inflammation. It is advised to get your 3rd molar teeth extracted. However, thorough clinical and radiographic examination (OPG) is necessary for definite diagnosis and treatment.
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Please visit a dentist to get definite diagnosis and treatment.
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Maintain proper oral hygiene. Brush twice daily, also in the last molar region. Gargle after every meal. Warm salt water rinse will provide temporary relief.
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This could be because of third molar eruption or impaction where the tooth doesn't have space to erupt. Mild to severe inflammation is associated with both. Get an opg (full mouth x ray) done to assess the position of the tooth. Take salt water gargles to help with the inflammation and otc painkillers for the pain. According to the x ray, a call can be made as to whether the tooth needs to be extracted.
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During wisdom tooth eruption such discomforts are normal to experience. On and off you may experience such discomfort in a scale of mild to moderate to severe form, depending upon infection severity. Luke warm water + black salt gargle repeatedly, only if it is relieving the discomfort. If doesn't subside completely or not effective or increasing the discomfort, T.pyregesic 650, only on necessity. Ice pack pressure extra-orally. Soft diet.
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We need to do a basic work up investigation on the   position of the third molars.. If it is impacted and unable to erupt normally it is common for the soft tissue surrounding the tooth to get infected  and hence the pain.. We can plan removal after investigation.
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avoid food accumulation in that area.. do through salt water rinsing.
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