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A 51-year-old female asked:

i have face swellng, redness after dental surgery, bad infection that why surgery on 500mg cephalexin 4xday 2days postop also warmth eye tearing?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Not uncommon: If you have been placed on antibiotics, take the tablets as directed, apply moist heat, take NSAID OTC and be patient 2-3 weeks.
Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry 40 years experience
Inflammation: ..is what you are describing. It may be from an infection or it may be a result of a particularly invasive surgery. With so little information and no sense of what you are really asking the best advice I can give is go back to your treating dentist for a post-op evaluation.

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