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Yellowish pus from ear, bad tooth, white spots on throat, facial pain and swelling

yellowish and white awful smell puss like liquid coming from my mouth where my ear and noise area is. I have a bad tooth in my mouth. sometimes white cottage cheese like spots be on the sides of my throat . they have an awful smell too. having pain on side of face near ears and headaches . one side of face is swollen where bad tooth is.
Asked On : Sat, 1 Sep 2012
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Dentist 's  Response

Thanks for posting your query in health care magic forum.

I have read your concern.

Since the facial swelling occurs at the site of tooth infection,the infection may have spread into Periapical area as well as into tissue spaces.

Yellow pus discharge occurs from an infected tooth also.

Tooth has to be either root canal treated or extracted depending on severity of infection.

Usually in such cases,Metronidazole as well as analgesics has to be administered.

Meanwhile,maintain oral hygiene well.

Hope this helps.

Answered: Thu, 29 Aug 2013
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Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Suman Kumar's  Response
tooth infection leads to sinusitis and middl ear infections
and sinusitis causes swelling and fall of pus in throat at junction
need sinus treatment along with tooth treatments
need antibiotics metronidazole for few days as it clears both tooth and sinuses
add anti allergics
anti inflamatory tablets and antibiotic mouth wash
but need to consult the ent and dental doctors

Answered: Fri, 30 Aug 2013
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