A 31-year-old male asked:
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Can you tell in advance if a tooth abscess is draining in to throat? On augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875mg and worried in the mean time until they kick in.

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Unfortunately no: Over the internet, without an exam, it is unknown if your dental abscess is draining into your oral cavity and down your throat. It takes 24 to 48 hours for the antibiotics to really take effect, so contact your dentist if the situation worsens.
Answered on Oct 10, 2014
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