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rocephin tooth infection

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Usually swelling: Whenever a tooth has an infection, you need to see a dentist to treat the cause of the problem. Antibiotics may treat the symptoms but not the caus ... Read More
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Fever: A localized tooth infection can become systemic. Peole have died form tooth infections.
Dr. Kevin Owoc
19 years experience Prosthodontics
Swelling: A tooth infection can travel to various parts of the head and neck region. Depending on the tooth or teeth involved, an infection that has spread woul ... Read More

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes, it can: It is not always continuous.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See a dentist ASAP: A toothache that is caused by tooth decay may come and go; but don't be fooled and see a dentist. The longer you wait the deeper the cavity will progr ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Davis
36 years experience Dentistry
Infection: Delay of treatment will cause pain, swelling, fever, and loss of tooth. Untreated tooth infection can also be life threatening.
Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
Life threatening : Unresolved tooth infection can be life threatening. Bacteria and their harmful byproducts can spread to other parts of the body and cause infection a ... Read More
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Elevated ESR can occur with multiple conditions including infections
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 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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
46 years experience Dentistry
Under Jaw & Neck: There are a group of lymph nodes under the jaw line just under the wisdom teeth that are usually the first to swell. The tonsils and lymph nodes of th ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Theoretically: Dental infections can put bacteria into the bloodstream which have the potential to infect the lining of the heart (endocarditis), and this has the po ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Well: Are you on antibiotic for the tooth? The antibiotic usage can lead to your issue. Give some more information
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Brain abscess: If you had an imaging study for symptoms suggesting a brain abscess and it was positive and a biopsy showed oral flora in the abscess and you previous ... Read More
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