Coldsore looking wound on my gum above my crown. Slightly hurts when I bite down on that tooth. Help
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Infected tooth #DrSoftTouch
It sounds like you have an abscessed tooth. I would recommend seeing your dentist right away to have to tooth evaluated. If the infection is from a tooth that has already had a root canal, a retreat may be necessary. Good luck and I hope this helps. Click save on the save button below my name, so that you may ask me more questions in the future.
Sore above tooth
That tooth has a serious problem, an infection of some kind. The root canal may need to be redone which is fairly common, or worse, you could have a vertical root fracture. See a dentist right away.
It definitely sounds like the tooth and surrounding bone/gums are infected. You should see your dentist right away. The infection could be from the tooth (needing a retreat of the root canal) or from the bone/gum itself which can happen if there is a tooth fracture or periodontal disease. Either way, call your dentist first thing tomorrow morning.
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