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Stone Mountain, GA
A 24-year-old female asked:

Gm i have an impacted wisdom tooth. it hurts badly and is swollen. it hurts when i swallow as well. i want to take metronidazole and amoxicillin?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sergio Rubinstein
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
Incorrect treatment: The problem is the wisdom tooth, the correct solution is extraction!
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
See oral surgeon: Taking antibiotics will not solve your problem. The tooth appears to need extraction.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
DO NOT!: Do not self medicate. Medication dosage, frequency, and duration have to be carefully monitored. Meds will not "cure" an impacted tooth, may need removal. Please see Oral Surgeon ASAP.

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