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Have gum, jaw pain. Had tooth pulled, taking antibiotics, advil, celebrex for pain. Lead to brain infection?

had a tooth pulled five months ago, two days ago started having horrible gum, jaw pain in the area. i'm on antibiotic 500mg amox fever, take advil and Celebrex for pain without relief. it throbs to my pulse, entire left side of face hurts...I have very high tolerance to pain, I refuse to crowd a er with tooth only concern is it being a serius infection that goes to my brain
Asked On : Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
Hello and welcome to hcm,

The JAWache may be due to-
bone loss.
periodontal infection.
root pieces remaining within the tooth.
Get a thorough clinical as well as x-ray examination.
Root pieces has to be extracted if present.
Massage your gums with gum tone gel.
get your teeth cleaned.
Take vitamin c rich fruits and supplements.
Take care.
Answered: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Pain in the gums and jaw indicates infection in the area followed by abscess formation.
There could be a chance of some broken root particle left in the socket to rule out the cause x-ray is required.Drainage of abscess by the Dentist is required.

I would suggest you to visit the Dentist and take an x-ray of the tooth.
Take tab Augmentin 625mg and tab Aceclofenac serratiopeptidase twice for three days.

Go symptomatic treatment of lukewarm saline gargles, use antiseptic mouthwash gargles twice daily.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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