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Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
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I think i have an abscess my face is swollen but i dont jave

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I think i have an abscess my face is swollen but i dont jave a dentist and need antibiotics
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Any other skin concerns?
Customer: tooth hard a little yesterday and woke up this morning with swollen face no other skin issues
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 19 days ago.

This is not a telemedicine website, unfortunately.

The website is only meant to provide medical education and answers specific to your questions only.

I apologize for the inconvenience.

I know that’s not what you want to hear right now.

I would be happy to answer any other medical concerns you have.

A prescription of any kind here would be both illegal and malpractice

The website is not authorized to issue any prescriptions or notes or referrals.

An urgent care center can do that for you.

I am just a messenger, I am afraid.

Sorry again.

You may contact;

Here is a link for urgent care in your area;

You may call NHS 111 for an emergency dentist appointment.

Meanwhile the following would help in the pain;

1) Combination of Ibuprofen and paracetamol every 8 hours.

2) Application of Lidocaine gel.

3) Application of clove oil.

4) Warm salt water gargles four times a day.

All of these are available without a prescription.

I wish your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.
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