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can i take antibiotics for tooth ache while breastfeeding

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Be careful: Side-effects of most antibiotics are not dangerous, an allergic reaction to a medication potentially is. Thus, while nursing all medications should be ... Read More
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Dr. Caren Reaves
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Some are safe and some are not. Be sure to let your dentist know you are breast feeding so they can prescribe the best one for you.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Pill and antibiotics: Yes you can take the antibiotics and your contraceptive. If the antibiotics causes diarrheoa your contraceptive might be absorbed less and therefore b ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Safe, yes: As long as you don't have allergies to the medication. Certain antibiotics decrease the efficacy of your birth control pills, so an additional form of ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maiysha Clairborne
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes - tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil are safe to take while breastfeeding, however this will only mask the underlying cause of the toothache which could ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
Yes and no: A non narcotic otc is best but the best advice is to have the tooth treated by a dentist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
In moderation: First ck w pediatrician, but tylenol (acetaminophen) should be safe in small amounts for only a short amount of time. Toothache usually means infecti ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cathy Waterloo
29 years experience Dentistry
Find cause of pain.: Tooth pain is not always treated with antibiotics. Do not take them if the reason for taking them is not clear. You are correct in taking your kidne ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Some antibiotics: Some antibiotics can affect conception. As your OB for advice about which antibiotics are safe.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Coleman
24 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Prescribe an antibiotic that not to heavily brocken down in the kidneys.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
10 years experience Dentistry
Multiple : I'm unsure what you are referring to with talc? Common axbx for dental infections are penicillin, amoxicillin, or clindamycin. It is prudent to have a ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Possible: Without certainty, but most of the home pregnancy test are pink for positive and blue for negative. If you are pregnant you should see your primary c ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Self medicating ?: If so, not a good idea. Who said you had an infection? You may have a deep cavity and a vital nerve... Antibiotics will do absolutely nothing for your ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No natural remedy: Bacteria are always present in the vagina, changes in hormones/acidity create an environment allowing for overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina. Diabet ... Read More

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