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    Mar 18, 2015, 03:06 PM
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    How long does it take for an absessed tooth to quit hurting without antibiotics?
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    Mar 18, 2015, 03:06 PM
    It won't quit hurting.
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    Mar 18, 2015, 05:19 PM
    Well an absess is an infection and they usually do not get better on their own. There are some home remedies but a dentist is your best bet. Why no antibiotics?
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    Mar 18, 2015, 05:21 PM
    Who diagnosed this as an abscess? Why no antibiotics? What is the next course of treatment your dentist recommended, and why are you looking online for advice for this?
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    Mar 18, 2015, 05:24 PM
    No home renedies. An abscess has to be drained of infection. Leaving it to rot bones and tissue is not a good idea. Get it seen to before it causes other problems.
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    Mar 18, 2015, 05:25 PM
    There actually are several home remedies, I just would not try them. 11 Home Remedies for Abscessed Tooth | Home Remedies Natural & Herbal Cures Made at Home

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