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Pericoronitis now locked jaw

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Dr. Vasanth MD

I have tingling and numbness in the lower left part of my jaw. Dentist has gave me antibiotics to cover pericoronitis for one of my wisdom teeth, but I don't think this is the cause. What could ... View answer

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Dr. Priyanka Tiwari MD

I believe I have developed Pericoronitis over the past couple days. My lymph node on the effected left side is slightly swollen and that left lymphnode/wisdom tooth area is sore when touched ... View answer

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

i have a very badly abscessed tooth (lower right wisdom tooth), causing a lot of pain in tooth, also in surrouding gum area with sone swelling around it. Had leftover prescription of amoxicyllin (only ab 7 capsules) but... View answer

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Dr.       Honey Arora MD

Hello! I was diagnosed with pericoronitis 1 week ago and prescribed amoxicillin 500 3/day. There is an improvement on my overall status but I have a couple of concerns: - I found a white-yellow bag in the gum ... View answer

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Dr. Noble Zachariah MD

Can z pack be used to treat Pericoronitis ? ... View answer

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Dr. Priyanka Tiwari MD

i was told i had pericoronitis 2 weeks ago, ive finished my course of antibiotics but there is still a hard lump on my gum on my jaw line which has spread across my jawline in the last 2 days ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priyanka Tiwari ( Dentist)
Dr. Priyanka Tiwari MD

I have a partially erupted wisdom tooth, and I think I have periocoronitis...And I think its infected because my cheek is swollen, my jaw is stiff, and lateral border of my tounge is sore being ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priyanka Tiwari ( Dentist)
Dr. Khushboo Bhatia MD

I have pericoronitis and had cause of antibiotics but my jaw is swollen and very painful. The antibiotics does not seem to work and the pain killers not strong enough. I feel the infection has spread ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Khushboo Bhatia ( Dentist)
Dr. Priyanka Tiwari MD

I have occassional pericoronitis. I ve had all my wisdom teeth out except one which the surgeon is hesitant to touch because of its orientation. Is there an over the counter mouthwash I can buy that is good ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priyanka Tiwari ( Dentist)
Dr. Krishnakumari MD

I think i have pericoronitis on my right lower wisdom teeth but im not sure because my right tonsil is also swollen. Is it possible that pericoronitis makes a tonsil swell or should i be afraid ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Krishnakumari ( Dentist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Abubakar Siddiqh MD

hello,thanks for your query. azithromycin works on bacteria both staphlo and strepto. which are the main organisms causing pericoronitis. go ahead , all the best. take care.

Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj MD

Its a good first line drug. But sometimes the bacteria causing the infection are resistant and your doctor might have to switch you to a higher antibiotic

Dr. Krunal Karade MD

Hi Dipa , Thanks for the query. As per your clinical history it appears that you are most probably having pericoronitis . If I were your treating Doctor for this case , I would advice you Antiseptic chlorhexidine...