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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?

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Dr. Gary Sandler answered

Specializes in Dentistry

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.

Answered 8/15/2016

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