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Common antibiotics for tooth infection

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Dr. Elona Xhardo MD

I just had a bad tooth infection which I went to the ER and they gave me antibiotics... I made an appt with my dentist but it's a week away. Now I have been told that my blood sugar has been high and I... View answer

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Dr. Manisha Jain MD

This is for my wife My wife had tooth infection just week before due date of delivery. Dentist given medicine post consultation of gynecologist . After one there was swelling on tooth . Post visiting ... View answer

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Dr. Divakara MD

antibiotics before dental work on a bad tooth , perhaps a crown. I also may need removal of a papilloma on my ... procedure on a bed tooth but have health problems. My endocrine system is also bad no... View answer

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Dr. Neha Sumra MD

some time back and it seems that infection is started in that tooth and extraction is advised for the tooth, could you please help with the following: 1)How long the antibiotics are required to... View answer

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Dr.  Nishad BN MD

is cephalexin used as antibiotic for tooth infection? ... View answer

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Dr.      Honey Arora MD

My coworker is having tooth pain and has an tooth infection and I was wondering if he could use this Triple Antibiotic paste with Bacitracin Zinc 400 units, Neomycin Sulfate 5 mpg and Polymyzin... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)
Dr.       Honey Arora MD

the dentist. What about until? How common is an infection after tkr? Thank you ...I am a 50 year old healthy female 5 weeks post op with left tkr. I had s cracked tooth I didn ... View answer

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Dr. Mahesh Kumar T S MD

. The dr. saw her yesterday to remove stitches, and told her she may have a slight infection. She has been in pain since friday, even with pain meds. He has placed her on a oral antibiotic, my question is ,... View answer

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Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

So i had a root canel that failed and the infection stayed. I had the tooth extracted and day 2 ... the day the tooth was extracted and it feels like the infection is not gone. ... View answer

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Dr.  Jyoti Pandey MD

I am being treated by a dentist for an infection for the past 2.5 months. The infection is still there and I am on antibiotics. Now I feel the pain in areas beyond where the tooth was and I... View answer

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Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

Thanks for contacting HCM. It is actually not a good thing to smoke while you have a tooth infection. The smoke may interfere with the healing process and make your infection worse.

Dr.  Soumya MD

get tested for tooth infection

Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

Hello, Amoxicillin is a good antibiotic to treat your tooth infection but it would be better if you take it three times a day instead of two times a day. Thanks