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Swelling in the mouth after taking antibiotics for a tooth infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   i went to the er with a tooth infection , i am currently taking penicillin for 2 days now anthe swelling actually increased
Doctor :   Ok I suggest you wait for 3 more days

User :   ok and i can barelly open my mouth , is this normal
Doctor :  
Ok let me ask you few questions
Doctor :  
Do yu notice a swelling at the area that is too large?
User :   is is noticbly bigger than it was yesterday\
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Were you given some pain killers and medicines to reduce the swelling
User :   should i do ce and heat on it
Doctor :  
Yes you can in fact put that
Doctor :  
I am about to say that to you
User :   yes vicodin and ibprofin
Doctor :  
Yes they are good
Doctor :  
Now try cold
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