A 29-year-old female asked:
I have had ongoing toothache for the last 4 days. due to covid-19, my dentist is currently closed and i think i need an antibiotic as it may be an infection, my jaw feels tender and neck feels a bit swollen, i have earache off and on. ?
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Dentistry 42 years experience
Call your dentist: As a patient of record, your dentist should be able to help you over the phone, and if necessary, see you on an emergency basis to alleviate any pain. Definitive care will be deferred until after the lockdown.
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