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Antibiotics Used For Toothache
Yes: A tooth can still hurt while bring on antibiotics for a variety of reasons. Most importantly, if the tooth is infected it needs to be treated or the infection cannot resolve on antibiotics alone. If you had a root canal started but not completed, the tooth may need to be opened to allow for drainage. Either way if the discomfort continues call you dentist and have them see you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a dentist: You must treat the source of the infection, not only the symptoms. Therefore, you need to clean out the inside of the tooth to remove the bacteria which is the source of the infection. The antibiotics cannot reach the source of the infection. Ask your dentist for more information. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes!: Either repeated taking antibiotics and failing to get treatment, creating more immune bacteria or prescribing an ineffective antibiotic or taking the medicine without immediate followup could all be reasons why a toothache might be worse with antibiotic therapy. Don't delay, see your dentist ASAP! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Likely: The antibiotics simply decreased the amount of infection not the cause. You still need the root canal treatment to clean out the dead and dying blood vessel and nerve tissue in the tooth chamber and canals , as well as eliminating as much of the infection as possible. See your Dentist or Endodontist as scheduled, otherwise you will be right back with the infection. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will antibiotics prescribed by a dentist help with a toothache until you are able to get to a dentist?
Hi.I have severe toothache,currently am pregnant third month.Will antibiotics effect the baby inside.pls suggest us.
What to do: You need to have your dentist treat the CAUSE of the toothache. Merely taking antibiotics will not eliminate the problem. If your dentist with your Obstetrician's approval recommend an appropriate antibiotic, your baby should not be affected. Please stop posting these questions, stop worrying and instead consult with your dentist and physician for proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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