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antibiotic for mouth infections

A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Mouth Infections: The mouth is vascular and therefore infection is not usual. If you have a bacterial infection i would not treat it by waiting to see. The infection c ... Read More
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Your mouth: Is normally full of bacteria. If you have any infection (painful swelling, pus, redness), affecting your mouth, please seek medical attention.
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Dr. Andris Radvany
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Sort of: Your mouth is full of bacterial that belong there. Brushing your teeth and using listerine (and other cleansing mouth washes) will help keep these no ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See below: Need to know the context in order to comment? Untreated periodontal disease or caries? Many variables, need specifics.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Clindamycin: This generally safe antibiotic is one of the prime agents implicated in augmenting clostridium difficile growth and infection. Cannot imagine the nee ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Scotti
35 years experience Endodontics
Allergic reaction: If you continue to take antibiotics for prolonged periods of time, there is a chance you can become allergic to that medication. Also, it is possible ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Something is wrong: With this picture! if you are taking antibiotics on your own, you're not solving any problem ; the cause of the dental infections will continue t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
STD swab: Swabs - can be done to check for infected pharynx.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Stay Healthy!: Depends on the cause. Keep your mouth clean. Brush! dentures? Keep them clean. Dry mouth? Hydrate. Supressed or comprimised immune system? Tell y ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: No evidence that it has any beneficial effects other than helping you quit smoking. It can cause cardiac ire\gularities, and the jury is still out as ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes : Sometimes material that looks brown can just be some blood and tissue. If you have actual pus, i recommend that you contact you dentist, as you may ha ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Please see PCP: It is very important to ensure that the nasal passages are open and clear of mucus. Infants at this age breath through their noses. A swollen tongue ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worries: Gonorrhea and other STDs are not transmitted by saliva or by kissing, even prolonged or "deep" kissing. Oral STDs are caught only by perform ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Longer: Chronic sinus infections can occasionally be extremely difficult requiring 2-4 weeks. If you are a smoker this can be aggravated also if you have a s ... Read More

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