Neck Swelling After Filling Teeth?
I had a toothache at that time. After I took it to the dentist I finally had it patched. But after patching it, why does it look like it’s swollen under the neck? If you touch it, it hurts.
Hello Sister Lisa, Swelling under the neck may be: Cervical lymphadenitis or swelling of the cervical lymph nodes due to germs that enter and cause inflammation. Abscess or the formation of pus due to the infection process fills under the skin tissue in the neck or mouth or in the gums. Swelling of the salivary glands due to infection or blockage. It is recommended to check this situation further in a hospital with a dentist or oral surgeon facility, the doctor will do a blood test, ultrasound if necessary, a puncture to monitor fluid or lump mass and check the sample. Evacuation measures or pus discharge will be carried out immediately if necessary. In lymph node infections will be treated with antibiotics according to the cause. Keep your teeth and mouth clean, by brushing your teeth regularly with the right technique and toothpaste that is rich in fluoride and calcium. use mouthwash if necessary. regular check-ups to clean tartar. Warm compresses to the swollen area can be used to help. Be aware that swelling that gets bigger can risk blocking the flow of respiratory air, or compressing the vagus nerve which can be dangerous. Hope it is useful.
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