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Gum infection with cracking sound in neck, shoulders and back. No relief from medication. Help

gum infection along with cracking sounds in neck , shoulders and back. Gum infection came first, started on 500 mg of amoxicillin 3 times a day, gum has not cleared up after 12 days, and the cracking along with stiffness in the neck, and some soreness in the back and shoulders started about 4 days into the therapy. Any clues?
Asked On : Thu, 2 May 2013
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Diabetologist 's  Response

Basically you're suffering from Gingivitis.
Maintain good oral hygiene.
Brush your teeth regularly.
Avoid injuries to the gums while brushing.
Take Vitamin C supplements.
Consult the dentist for an appropriate antibiotic regimen.
The neck stiffness and soreness of the back and shoulder any due to myalgia following the infection or it may be a separate entity.
Answered: Tue, 21 May 2013
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