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A 49-year-old female asked:

Should i take this cephalexin that i have already for my swollen gland and gum, i believe there is a small piece of wisdom tooth that has been left be?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 56 years experience
No, see a dentist: Please do not self medicate yourself. You are not trained to know dosage, frequency and best antibiotic regimen to use. Besides, antibiotics along rarely resolves the cause of an infection. The cause also needs to be addressed. See a local dentist.
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