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Smelly discharge from tooth, upset stomach. Done filling. Suggest?

Hello, my name is Quinn. About 4- 5 years ago i was having a root cannal done when half way through, we found out i am allergic to the anasthesia. So they put a temporary filling in. About 3-4 days ago the filling came out, ever since, there has been this smelly discharge coming from the tooth , i feel horribly sick and am feeling worse every day. The local doctor told me to go to the dentist but i dont have the money and my doctor wouldnt give me anything or tell me what else i could do. My mother is paranoid that the discharge could kill me. I was just wondering if my mother was right, and if there is anything i can do for my tooth and up-set stomach until i can save some money up? Thank you.
Asked On : Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
Hello and welcome,
The smelly discharge is the periapical abscess which is draining through the access cavity opened by your dentist.
You can place a cotton soaked in formocresol for a while in the opened cavity.
The stomach upset is due to the bacterial infection spread into the systemic region.
Take antibiotics after consulting with your dentist.
Visit your dentist and get the root canal treatment completed as soon as possible.
Gargle frequently using warm saline.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Wed, 15 May 2013
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Dentist Dr. Yogesh Tripathi's  Response
the melly discharge is due to periapical absecess formed below the root of the tooth
now since its been year since you are carrying this infected tooth ,so chances of having it treated successfully are a little less
howvere what i would advice is that you visit your dentist , have a radiograph done and see if the tooth can be saved then get the root canal completed or else get the tooth extracted
dont worry there are different types of anaesthesia .so if you are allergic to any one than another can be used
about your stomach you must be having some infection
in the meantime you visit your dentist i would suggest following medications which will relieve both of your problems
1.levofloxacin 500 mg twice daily for 5 days
2.metronidazole 400 mg twice daily for 3 days
3.any pain killer twice daily
4 .pan -d twice daily
plus do a lot of luke warm saline rinses
hope that helps
Answered: Fri, 2 Aug 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

thanks for asking the query,

Smelly discharge is due to food lodgement in the teeth cavity.
Stomach upset is due to pus formation.
I would encourage you to get the treatment completed as soon as possible.
Take a course of antibiotics and analgesics under the prescription of your Dentist.
Take antiseptic mouthwash rinses.
Avoid eating from the affected side.
Maintain a good oral hygiene.

Hope this helps out,

Answered: Sat, 3 Aug 2013
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