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Posted on Mon, 17 Jul 2017 in Dental Health
Question: My son has no fever, but has what he thinks is dental paint very sore throat and a cough. he is never sick this is now 24+ hours, he called dentist whom he saw last monday for fillings.this sounds odd. any thoughts? He is 25, very healthy. He had wisdom teeth pulled 10 months ago fyi.
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Answered by Dr. Neha Sumra 45 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Go for complete dental examination.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thanks for writing in.

I would advise you to go for complete dental examination and send me OPG xray to have a look. Though it can be a referred pain due to viral cold and cough. If its bothering him a lot then send me a xray.
Meanwhile he can have amoxiclav- 625 antibiotic and diclo-para painkiller after doctors prescription.
Kindly elaborate the history for type of pain and send me the x-rays, so that i can make better diagnosis.

Wishing him a good health

Kind Regards
Dr. Neha Sumra







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