Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

193 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Suggest antibiotics for a dental infection

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Suma Parinam

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2008

Answered : 1704 Questions

default
Posted on Mon, 7 May 2018 in Dental Health
Question: what antibiotic for a broken rotten tooth under the gum. maybe something I could get at pharmacy since I can't see dentist for 3 days
doctor
Answered by Dr. Suma Parinam 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Amoxycillin and Metronidazole

Detailed Answer:
Hi

You would not be dispensed with antibiotic without prescription from local dentist. The pharmacy would not dispense.
Usually Amoxycillin and Metronidazole would be given for the dental infections.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Drug/Medication

Recent questions on  Amoxycillin

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor I have attached the pic of my daughter. Just below the nose there is some phoray (phinsi). She is playful but it pains when touched. Please suggest what treatment we can give her for relief. Thanks!!

doctor1 MD

Hi, My wife is 7 weeks pregnant. We have got urine test results and few parameters are not matching to what it should be: 1. Leucocyte Esterase - Positive (Should be Negative) 2. PUS Cells - 20-40 WBC/HPF (Should be 0-5 WBC/HPF) 3. Crystals -...

doctor1 MD

I have had a chesty barking cough for about 6 weeks now, 3 weeks in i went to my doctor and he prescribed Amoxycillin antibiotics and a ventolin to help with breathing (i dont have athsma but he thought my throat was constricting due to al the coughing). i thought i was getting better for a while but then the cough came back pretty much straight away. what should i do?

doctor1 MD

Hi,

About 2-3 weeks ago I fell and my chest hit the floor. Since I had a pain when doing certain movements. I associated the pain to a pulled muscle and have been massaging the area but it doesnt seem to go away.
I have noticed a lump right where it hurts, what could it be?

doctor1 MD

My son who is 5 yrs old is having swelling in his right collar bone. We have taken blood tests, mantoux test. In mantoux he is having about 20 mm. But we got negative in the TB test. Now our doctor suggested for Amoxycillin antibiotic but still he is having the swelling... Would you please help me with this? What causes this swelling for him?