When pus collected in any body area due to any infection is known as abscess. Abscess is very painful and the area where pus is accumulated is get red and swollen. Abscesses can grow in any area of body but they usually appear on skin surface. Abscess can also affect skin, brain, kidney, liver, lungs, teeth and gums. Taking antibiotics will alone can’t cure abscess, it need to get cleaned and drained out of body.
If abscess attack the teeth than it get really painful as you may not even able to eat or drink anything and constant pain occur inside the mouth. Best treatment can be placing a piece of potato next to the swollen area for overnight. This treatment can minimize the pain by drain out the pus. Get advice and proper check up from any dentist, they will give you antibiotics for the pus to get dry.