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Erythromycin FOR DENTAL ABCESS

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Can't advise: Can't advise you to medicate yourself. The tooth needs to be treated by a dentist anyway, and the antibiotics won't fix the problem, just mask the sym ... Read More
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dental Abscess: I agree that first of all you should see a dentist. That said, neither of these antibiotics would be a first choice for treatment. Erythromycin freque ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See a dentist: An antibiotic therapy for dental abscess is indicated only when drainage cannot be achieved or the patient shows signs of systemic involvement. Penici ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Smith
39 years experience Dentistry
Upto a week: It is not uncommon for pain to last for several days but should improve each day. If not, you had better have your dentist reevaluate your condition.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Unknown: It is not prudent to advise anyone to take any medication without a full medical history and an examination. If you have a dental problem, see a denti ... Read More
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Spectrum: Dentists tend to use broad spectrum antibiotics. The one you list is not that type. I recommend you do not take any medication without the advice of ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See dentist: Without being examined there is little way of providing advice. You might call your dentist and see if they will see you sooner. Hope this clears up s ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Call Dentist: Chills/fatigue may be due to the antibiotic or due to the abscess toxins. Report your symptoms to your treating Dentist. Antibiotics will reduce spr ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Dreams: Yes, what is going on in life can impact the content of our dreams. I’m happy that all is well w/your dental situation. Peace and good health.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Mumps: Parotitis may occur during mumps infections but this is nothing like a dental abscess. See a dentist and get this issue resolved. Good luck.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Can't hurt.: Witch hazel cannot hurt to try, but i doubt it will do much for your problem. You don't say what type of abcess you have- one caused by a dead tooth n ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Anemia: You need workup for anemia and main differential is GI bleeding, nutritional causes (b12, folate, (folic acid) copper, vit c deficiency), hemolytic an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: Your infection may still be local in nature. A fever may not be present. You will need more than just fillings if you have an abscess... All the best.
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