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Crown on top right front tooth, blood, pus pouring from gums while brushing. What should I do?

I had a crown put in on the top right front tooth a few years ago.. Never really give me any problems other than it feeling and looking and well being too big.. Well for the last week I ve had blood just pouring out of my gums when brushing and I woke up this morning and I have white puss coming from my gums.. I am scared to death!! I take care of my teeth , I brush, I floss, I use mouth wash, I get a new brush one a month.. Please help, tell me what I should do! If antibiotics only mask the problem, tell me what else I need to do!! If it is expensive, I will go get a loan, something!!!!!! I don t care what I have to do!
Asked On : Sat, 10 Nov 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response

This sounds pretty serious. You have had surgery or instrumentation here and now you have bleeding and infection. I agree that antibiotics may help, however, that is a decision that your dentist should make after he or she evaluates you and considers x-ray and possibly drainage.

I recommend seeing a dentist or root canal (endodontist) specialist immediately.

Best of luck...
Answered: Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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Dentist Dr. Latif's  Response
hi ,
crowned tooth few times respond like this, its not a matter of much worry. you can manage it with the use of antibiotic and with improving your oral hygiene more.
use mouth wash and do warm saline gargles. but it depends upon the present status of the crowned tooth. if it was root treated means root canal done then you will be ok after the antibiotic 5 days course. you need to take tab co-amoxiclave 625 mg tds , tab metronidazole 400 mg tds and some anti inflammatory tablet tds . this will make it perfect. and if the crowned tooth is not root treated than you need to remove your crown and do rct of that. regards,
Answered: Sun, 25 Nov 2012
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