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How can root pus be treated in my teeth ? Can root pus in teeth cause cancer ?

Doctor I have done ceramic in the front four teeth 2.5 years ago but 4 months back pus is formed in the root of the one teeth. Now also pus is there. Whether this will lead to cancer . I am getting feared of it.
Asked On : Tue, 16 Aug 2011
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Doctor I have done ceramic in the front four teeth 2.5 years ago but 4 months back pus is formed in the root of the one teeth. Now also pus is there. Whether this will lead to cancer. I am getting feared of it.
Answered: Tue, 16 Aug 2011
Diabetologist Dr. Rajesh Yadav's  Response
Hi
Welcome to HCM forum
Pus in root of teeth doesn't cause cancer it's classic infection of teeth. Get x ray of affected teeth done to know the extent of infection.consult your dentist for antibioti , root canal or other approach to control infection.
Thank you

Answered: Tue, 16 Aug 2011
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Dentist Dr. E. Bharathikannan's  Response
hello ,
welcome to healthcare magic,
take a xray of that tooth and diagnose the problem.. then can go for root canal procedure or other treatment as guided by your dentist.. but wont lead to cancer.. take care.. happy smile.
Answered: Tue, 16 Aug 2011
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Dentist Dr. Benley George's  Response
Hi,
If there is pus it indicates an infection of one of the four teeth. an xray will reveal the infected tooth. The infected tooth should be root canal treated and then only will the pus disappear. Consult your dentist at the earliest.
Answered: Tue, 16 Aug 2011
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Dentist Dr. Ankit Aggarwal's  Response
Hi aneesha
if there is pus in one of the tooth, simply go tot he dentist, he will go for an xray , assess the damage in the apical part of the tooth and will tell you, if it can be saved by rct or apicectomy or have to be extracted . no need to worry about cancer developing from it.

Wishing you better health
with regards
Dr Ankit
Answered: Tue, 24 Apr 2012
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Dentist Dr. Amol Gite's  Response
Pus is produced by action of bacteria signifying active infection. You will first have to start with antibiotics. A dentist with the help of an Xray can find the root involved, assessing the extent of damage, it might netd a root canal or apicectomy. If the bridge is already in place, a root canal can be attempted by making an opening through the crown of involved teeth. This can help you save the bridge. However if the infection is involving multiple roots the bridge might have to be removed and root canals done or repeated if done earlier. No reason to worry about cancer.
Answered: Sat, 28 Apr 2012
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Dentist Dr. Gunjan Gupta's  Response
hi aneesha,
i read your problem.............
it seems that you have periapical infection,due to which pus formed in that area..........
it can be treated successfully.................
please go to an endodontics and go for complete examination done and x-rays of that area.......
and please follow given instruction properly............
and please go for the complete treatment,do not leave the treatment in between as you will get relief.......
nothing to get worried,it is not cancer.......
take care
Dr.Gunjan Gupta
Answered: Mon, 21 May 2012
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