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Can the bacteria which is causing infected gums to leak out yellow liquid with bad taste identified?

Hey, my mum's dentist says she has an infection that's eating away at her upper jaw bone and she has to get her 2 front teeth removed. She has been puting this off and lately she has noticed a yellow liquid leaking from her gums and a bad taste. I was wondering if you could help identify the bacteria causing this infection?
Mon, 16 Dec 2013
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Hello, thank you for consulting with healthcaremagic.
If your mother has noticed yellow colour fluid coming out it means there is an infection which is leading to formation of this pus discharge.
The dentist must have taken an x - ray in which he must have identified that the front tooth are infected that is why he is telling to get them removed.
So I think you should follow his instructions and still if you have a doubt you can go to another dentist and get the culture of this pus done which will give you the name of the bacteria.
Hope it will help you.
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Can the bacteria which is causing infected gums to leak out yellow liquid with bad taste identified?

Hello, thank you for consulting with healthcaremagic. If your mother has noticed yellow colour fluid coming out it means there is an infection which is leading to formation of this pus discharge. The dentist must have taken an x - ray in which he must have identified that the front tooth are infected that is why he is telling to get them removed. So I think you should follow his instructions and still if you have a doubt you can go to another dentist and get the culture of this pus done which will give you the name of the bacteria. Hope it will help you.