Medscape. 30 Might 2012.. Abscessed Tooth Prevention If the abscess goes untreated, the infection can progress to a cellulitis which may be a serious and produce a life-threatening medical condition such as for example Ludwig’s angina. Symptoms of a cellulitis or serious infection can include a fever, general malaise, and swollen lymph nodes in the throat or a draining sinus system. If the abscess causes difficulty swallowing or complications breathing, immediate medical assistance should be attained.More cyclists in metropolitan areas are competing for the street with automobiles, adding to the increase in accidents, he said. Inexperienced older riders may also be placing themselves at higher risk for damage, Vargo said. ‘They are weekend warriors,’ he added. Vargo believes that ways to prevent accidents include dedicated bike lanes and more secure cycling classes. ‘In addition, streets should be constructed with consideration for all modes of transportation,’ he said. ‘There may come a tipping stage when mishaps are reduced once drivers become more used to cyclists and cyclists follow the guidelines even more closely,’ Vargo added.