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Suggest treatmentf for infected salivary gland

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Dr. Hari Charan Perigela

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Posted on Tue, 26 Aug 2014 in Lump
Question: I have an infected salivary gland and have taken 4 x 500 mg doses of cefadroxil (10 day prescription) . How long before I can expect my facial swelling to go down?
Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Anti inflammatory tablet has to be added

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for posting in health care magic.
The swelling will come down with in 2 weeks after appropriate drugs.
Usually, I prescribe Antibiotic and add anti inflammatory tablet also.In few cases, I add Trypsin and Chymotrypsin combination tablet to reduce edema.
I request you to consult your doctor and get anti inflammatory tablet also.
Nothing to worry.
If you have any queries, I will clarify further.
Wish you good health.

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