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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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I have been given a pulmicort flexhaler (180mcg) from my allergist, I currently have a tooth infection, and am concerned about using the inhaler as given my health status at the time of the appointment with the allergist (tooth was not hurting) it did not occur to ask him about this matter. Is it safe for me to take this medication with this infection?
Hello,
It is very safe to take this inhaler along with not only this tooth infection but also with the antibiotics,you would be prescribed for tooth infection.
Thanks
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