Q. I have a swollen pocket behind molar which releases pus and blood. What to do?

Answered by
Dr. Divya Banu M
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Sep 01, 2018 and last reviewed on: Sep 04, 2018

Hi doctor,

I have a swollen pocket behind the molar. I have green pus and blood pouring out of it during sleeping.

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Hi,

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You have an abscess, and the cause could be either a cavity or gum problem or even impacted tooth or some other reason. It would be better if you send me the image to guide you properly.

You can take Aceclofenac 100 mg twice daily after food (morning and night) for pain. Take Pantoprazole 40 mg once daily half an hour before food if you have acidity as other medicines can aggravate it. You can take Ornof (Ofloxacin with Ornidazole) twice daily for five days (finish the antibiotic course). Stop taking painkiller once the pain stops. If you are allergic to any medicine, please consult your dentist or here and then take it. Do lukewarm salt water gargling. Consult your dentist as soon as possible.

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