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Antibiotics For Dental Abcess
Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more
What is the best antibiotic for dental abcess if I have no response with amoxicilline (resistance) .And i need something safe during pregnancy?
Pregnancy treatment: I'm sure we would all love to help resolve your issue as simply and quickly as possible. However, this is a question best answered after the dentist who is actually treating you confers with your obstetrician and together with your approval decide on the best course of treatment as well as which antibiotic to use. No internet advice, sorry. Congrats! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Totally different: Mumps is a viral infection of the large salivary glands (parotid glands) in your cheeks and will cause swollen cheeks. A dental abscess is the result of an infection in a tooth and will result in swelling of the gum next to the tooth. Left untreated a dental abscess can eventually cause additional swelling in the cheek and/or neck. Your child should be seen by their pediatric dentist asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a dental abcess and it is draing daily so i push around it and help the puss come out is this normal been going on for a lil while now?
Yes: Antibiotics reduce the presence of fluid and/or puss in an abscess. This in turn reduces pain. The only way to remove an abscess is to remove the cause.A tooth abscess or plural abscess requires root canal or extraction . A gum abscess or periodontal abscess requires curetting under the gum. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have cervical adenopathy due to a dental abcess im on clindmaycin 150mg 3 times a day can it spread somewhere else in my body?!
Yes, but unlikely: A dental abscess is an infection. Your swollen lymph nodes are immune cells trying to fight and clean up that infection. Antibiotics will help kill the bacteria. Rarely, these bacteria can get in your bloodstream and move to other places in your body. If that happens you will have fevers, chills, and feel worse. Let your doctor know right away if you aren't getting better! i think you'll be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dental abscess: I'm not sure what you want answered with your follow-up question? Infections such as abscesses need: 1. Elimination of the cause 2. Proper antibiotic coverage 3. Monitoring to ensure that the infection is under control and eventually gone. The dentist who is actually treating you can do all three and give you the best answers to your questions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any infection: In my opinion, anyone with an infection, any place in the body should be given an appropriate course of antibiotics to both control the infection and prevent its spread. In addition to prescribing an antibiotic, the cause of the infection needs to be addressed with appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A tooth or dental abcess is an infected tooth. The tooth can become infected by a caries ( decay) or by trauma, or through a gum infection or some other way. A tooth abcess may be life threatening so it should be taken care of asap. A dentist will recommend extraction or root ...Read more
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