How can I get rid of a gum boil?

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The best way to get rid of a gum boil is to visit the dentist. These will usually need to be drained and disinfected. You can use peroxide to rinse your mouth until you get in to see your dentist.
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The best way to treat and get rid of a gum boil is to see a doctor and get some antibiotics prescribed. A dentist visit will likely be needed to, as the tooth that caused the boil may need to be filled or removed to prevent further infection. In the interim, use a 1.5% hydrogen peroxide solution as a gargle to help with the infection.
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