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Tooth infection

Hello...I have a history of celluitis which I was hospitalize 3 times within 2 months..then went home with pik line..ever since then I do get very mild flare ups, I start my med and better within 2 day..couple months ago I had a very bad tooth...
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Tooth infection is to be treated with root canal treatment, in this treatment the infected canals are removed disinfected and sealed to the apex.
A course of antibiotics and analgesics is required.
At home take lukewarm saline and antiseptic mouthwash rinses....
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My molar teeth is paining, teeth is itching. Teeth has attacked with germs. Please assist. Thanks
Brief Answer:
Need dental consult

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thanks for posting your query on HealthcareMagic.

It is possible that you have developed a dental cavity. It means that infection of tooth has developed and has involved pulpal tissue.

Temporary relief can be provided by placing cotton dipped...
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I have an abscess tooth and ive been to a dentist and currently on meds for the infection but the gum around my tooth is really swollen. I have a date tomorrow nite at six thirty and need swelling to be gone by then which is about 23 hrs from now....
hi,
i read your problem,there is an infection in the tooth at that area because of that there is abscess and swelling......
for infection it is must to take medicine which you have taken.........
but you did not tell that you are going for root canal treatment or extraction..........
these...
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Hello, I have an Rx for Amoxicillan, orig for foreign travel. 21: 500 mg tablets. I suspect a tooth infection. I have been advised to take this Rx three times daily, on an empty stomach or with food, for seven days. What do you advise? Thank you,...
Hello, Welcome Thanks for consulting HCM,

I have gone through your query, as you have tooth infection , as doctor has prescribed you amoxicillin, yes it is given in infection case as it is Antibiotic , you should take this three times a day after taking breakfast or food as empty stomach it can...
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I have a tooth infection. My doctor says to have Mox 500 mg. Previously he said Augmentin 625 with amoxicillin + clavulanate potassium. Are these two work the sameway? He said wth Mox 500 i shd have metronidazole 500, and not lactid acid bacillus?...
Thanks for your query, i have gone through your question,
the penicillin(amox) is effective against tooth infection, amoxicillin+clavulnic acid has extended spectrum of activity which is effective against certain organisms which are resistant to penicillin...metronidazole is effective against...
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my mother has no dentist and cannot see a doctor for 2 weeks I have 3 cefdinir and7 nitro mm what will work best
Brief Answer:
Cefdinir works better for teeth infecti.than nitro

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

If your mother is having tooth infection, cefdinir will work better than nitro. Continue using it for up to 7 days.

I suggest to keep a good oral hygiene together with adding metronidazole (Flagyl) as...
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ten days ago i had severe pain in the lower rt jaw with. I went to the dentist there was no infection he took X-ray of where i told him it hurt. No infection! Well went to my medical doctor he gives me antibiotic and tells me to go back to dentist...
Brief Answer:
It can be infection in root canal

Detailed Answer:
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I have studied your case and from your history it looks to me that you may be having infection in base of tooth or root. I do not agree with antibiotic though as I would prefer Augmantin tablet at the place of Ciplox. This is...
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I have a very swollen left side of my face that is caused by a tooth infection. I have had this for 3 days. I am taking antibiodics for this. Today I thought my nose was running and when I blew my nose alot of blood came out. I threw up this morning, once at work and now at home. Do the three incidents stem from my tooth infection? I do know that the antibiodics can cause nausia but would the bloody nose be factor? Thank You
hello thanks for consulting at hcm..tooth infection could have resulted in ur symptoms,. kindly consult a oral surgeon at the earliest,, for x-rays and treatment..do salt water gargle thrice daily,, hope it helps..tc
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I was put on Amox a little over a week ago for a possible tooth infection - a tooth which needed to be extracted. After about 6 days on the Amox, I developed swollen lymph nodes on the back of my neck and just inside my hairline above my neck, both on the same side of my head as my problem tooth. My dentist said we should go ahead and extract the tooth, but go ahead and finish the course of the Amox. I had the tooth pulled 2 days ago, and I am having extreme ear pain and now a rash around the swollen lymph nodes. I am taking 600-800 mg of Advil every 4 hours to try to alleviate the pain. Should I be concerned about any of this? Thanks
Hello,
Thanks for writing in.
The tooth infection has severely progressed and lead into-lymphadenopathy,fever,headache etc.
The ear pain and rash around the lymph nodes will subside gradually as the tooth has got extracted.
Take warm saline and betadine gargle frequently.
Maintain good oral...
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What is the least amount of time you can take amoxicillin for a tooth infection and still be sure the infection is gone? After two days of taking the medication he will have a root canal, would three more days after the root canal be adequate? My husband has just gotten over a very severe case of C Diff. after taking clindamycin for a tooth infection six and a half months ago. It has been only three and a half months since recovery and now must go on amoxicillin 500mg Q12hours,( he also has 4th stage kidney disease thus this specific dosage), for a new tooth infection. We want to take every precaution that safely addresses clearing up the infection and also all we can do to prevent another C Diff. occurrence!!
Thank You!
Hello,

Its better to administer amoxycillin initially,prior to root canal treatment.

This will help to relieve the underlying infection.

I would suggest you to take complete course of antibiotics during the initial stages of tooth infection.

Depending on the severity of infection,dose as well as...
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hello my 20 month old son has sweeling in his gums and everytime i brush his teeth blood pours out and he is in pain his cheek looks swelled and red as well he is fussy he dont eat and when he does he cries because it hurts him to chew what could i do i took him to the dentist and they told me he has a tooth infection but yet did not give me anything for his pain
Hi,

Thanks for asking the query,

Tooth infection along with swelling indicates that the infection had spread to the periapical region.
I would suggest you get an root canal treatment done, drainage of abscess required.
Also take a course of antibiotics and analgesics.
At home take lukewarm saline...
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