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What medication do you usually prescribe for periodontitis disease? Can antiseptic mouthwash help? I am 16 and I am worried that my teeth will fall out if i can't visit a dentist.
See a dentist: I know you say you can't see a dentist but you must. $ can be issue but it will cost more in long run to not get it done now. You must clean better than normal, rinses may help but will not cure your probs. A dental cleaning and continual care is your only definitive treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Why does my breath still smell bad after a few hours, after i brush my teeth, floss and use an antiseptic mouth wash? Tell me solutions.
Not needed: In general, fluid behind the ear drum by itself doesn't need an "antiseptic" or antibiotic. If the fluid is infected that is a different story and antibiotics can be helpful. If fluid formed because of a nasal or sinus infection then again an antibiotic can help. Most antibiotics in common use such as amoxil, augmentin, ceftin, (cefuroxime) Bactrim etc... Are helpful. ...Read more
Expert opinions? Which antiseptic drug can you recommend for otitis media (fluid behind the ear drum)?
Confusing question: I am not aware of any antiseptic drugs used in the treatment of otitis media. However, we do use antibiotics.Those used vary by the age of the patient, the germ expected, personal allergy history and other factors derived by an office visit.Your pcp can sort this out. This site is not a substitute for an office evaluation when indicated. ...Read more
Cinnamon: This herb/spice has been claimed in the lay press to have wide antibacterial activities, and has traditionally been used in some societies to treat infection. Not aware that there is scientific controlled evidence to support these claims. ...Read more
Yes: Antiseptic are used to clean skin and other materials. Antimicrobials are used for treatment of infections. ...Read more
Soap: Antibacterial soap = antimicrobial soap = antiseptic soap ...Read more
Yes: My daughter used these for her earring piercings. ...Read more
No: An antiseptic cream such as savlon when used in superficial cut or injury will reduce or prevent an infection. Neosporin treat an infection. ...Read more
Flavor: Use cinnamon for flavor, buy sticks and grind these as you need them in any way it suits you. ...Read more
Clean and dry: Assuming that the surgical procedure was not a contaminated procedure or drainage of an infected wound, the incision would have been closed. The wound should be covered with a clean, dry dressing since there is often spot leakage of fluid from the incision which can stain clothes. After a few days, the incision can be left open to air, if not subject to being moist (e.g. Sweat or drainage). ...Read more
Please tell me, are there any antiseptic mouthwashes that utilize non-harmful alternatives to alcohol-based mouthwashes?
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