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can amox clav 875 mg be used to treat tooth ache

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Pain is to be expected following extraction of 4 teeth. The swollen lymph nodes indicate your body is fighting off the infection.
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Dr. Bruce Pope
45 years experience Dentistry
Probably not: Healing takes time. My first question is are you getting better each day or worse? By today the swelling should be starting to go down. Remember you h ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Not cause: The antibiotic will not cause a toothache. If you have a bad tooth, it can become symptomatic at any time. You have just been lucky that it did not ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Isaacs
39 years experience Family Medicine
Not related: Very unlikely that the Amoxicillin caused the toothache. You say the tooth was already bad, so probably just a coincidence. Continue the antibiotic ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Bernstein
10 years experience Family Medicine
Major Pain-Red Flag?: In most people, a significant increase in pain could indicate worsening infection. In people being treated for oral infections, a significant increas ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Infection ?: Is the tooth infected? A toothache does not imply infection. Have a local dentist examine the tooth and advise you of the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Toothache: Antibiotics can "help" control pain, but will not heal the cause (infection) of the toothache. An increase in pain is an indication that the infection ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Fix it: Don't travel w/ a tooth ache. Once you get on a plane, the pressure changes can increase the severity of the pain. Get the diagnosis of the pains cau ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to say: Anxiety can certainly cause difficulties in swallowing. An allergic reaction to the antibiotic would involve itching, tingling, swelling in the throa ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: unless you are allergic to this medication.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Could be...: ... but taking an antibiotic will not solve your tooth and/or gum problem. See a local dentist for definitive care.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
30 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It is a very fine antibiotic for dental infections. Please make sure the infection is treated by a dental professional because the antibiotic will no ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Nope: Follow your dentist's advice. If you have any concerns you should really be discussing them with your dentist.

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