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Pulled rotting teeth, infection, foul taste in mouth, white drainage. On penicillin. Treatment?

Hello there, my brother just had two tedth pulled do rto the fact they were rotting . The dr put him on penicillin and sent his teeth out to see what type of infection he had because appartly it was pretty bad. What type of infection coulf he had? Also today he started to have a foul taste in her mouth with white drainage
Asked On : Fri, 18 Jan 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
Thank you for the query.
Teeth getting rottened up may be because of the caries or internal resorption or external resorption along with infection in the teeth may lead to such condition. Formation of abcess may lead to foul taste along with drainage . Was there any mass at the tip of the root when extracted ? This has to be treated by irrigating the area with betadine and saline , salt water rinses and a course of antibiotics - pencillin and metronidazole will help you get rid of it. So see your dentist as early as possible .
Answered: Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

According to your clinical history i suspect that you had a severely decayed tooth, which was extracted
by the Dentist, some remanants of the tooth or root pieces can be left in the socket which was not curetted, giving rise to pus formation and foul odour.
Visit to your Dentist and get proper curretage and flushing of the area using an antiseptic solution.
Follow the post extraction instructions carefully.
Take complete course of antibiotics and analgesics.
Use antiseptic mouthwash rinses twice daily.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Wed, 8 May 2013
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Dentist Dr. Deepika Attresh's  Response
hello & welcome
if tooth was such so much of decayed than there must be some periapical pathology which your dentist has sent for further investigation.
because in chronic grossly decayed teeth may be associated with periapical granuloma or periapical cyst. Foul taste in mouth is caused by pus.
wound socket will heal with time you have to maintain a proper oral hygiene, start with warm saline rinses & betadine gargles.
thanks & take care
Answered: Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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Dentist Dr. Farah Hussain's  Response
Hello there ,
i think your teeth were grossly decayed which made your dentist to extract them,few remnants or root pieces of teeth were left back or the socket after extraction was not curreted properly which is giving foul odour and taste due to pus pockets. white discharge is nothing but abscess draining,consult your dentist, proper curratage and flushing the area with antiseptic solutions followed by a course of antibiotic Augmentin and analgesics will make you feel better . take care
Answered: Fri, 18 Jan 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response

as per the symptoms given,the pulled teeth was c/o abscess which can be either due to dental carries or due to periodontal infection.

white drainage is the pus which is coming out from the extraction socket.

it has to be drained and irrigated using betadine
and saline.
visit your dentist and confirm the cause.
maintain proper oral hygiene.
Answered: Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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