Can A Sinus Infection Cause An Abscess On The Gum?

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An abscess is a cavity containing pus and surrounded by inflamed tissue, formed as a result of a localized infection.

An abscess may develop, enlarge or subside, depending on whether microorganisms or leukocytes (white blood cells) gain the upper hand in any one of a number of locations in the body. Abscesses may develop in any organ and in the soft tissues beneath the skin in any area.

Common sites include the breast, gums and peri-rectal area. Rarer sites include the liver and the brain. Common...

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