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Can I take antibiotics for tooth ache while breastfeeding?

Can I take antibiotics for tooth ache while breastfeeding?

Be careful: Side-effects of most antibiotics are not dangerous, an allergic reaction to a medication potentially is. Thus, while nursing all medications should be used with caution. When taking an antibiotic, always monitor your baby and look for signs of respiratory distress, irritability, diarrhea and rash. The most common side effect in breastfeeding infants is diarrhea, and this is to be expected. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


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My sister is brestfeeding her 7 months old baby. A while ago, she was having a tooth ache. Is it safe for her to take apain reliever?

My sister is brestfeeding her 7 months old baby. A while ago, she was having a tooth ache. Is it safe for her to take apain reliever?

Yes - tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil are safe to take while breastfeeding, however this will only mask the underlying cause of the toothache which could be infection. I recommend visiting a dentist as soon as possible to determine the cause and solution for her toothache. Meanwhile however over the counter pain medicine will relieve her symptoms. ...Read more

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If I had nephrotic syndrome and I have really bad tooth ache, can I take antibiotics?

If I had nephrotic syndrome and I have really bad tooth ache, can I take antibiotics?

Find cause of pain.: Tooth pain is not always treated with antibiotics. Do not take them if the reason for taking them is not clear. You are correct in taking your kidney function into consideration before taking antibiotics. See your dentist for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I don't know that I'm pregnant my tooth ache so I take antibiotics and mefinamic then I take pregnancy test and it's red and pink color it is positive?

I don't know that I'm pregnant my tooth ache so I take antibiotics and mefinamic then I take pregnancy test and it's red and pink color it is positive?

Get it treated: Many patients are treated endodonticly in 1and2 trimesters. The dentist will confer w your obgyn and non harmful meds will be given along with treatment. Only rarely is the procedure contraindicated! ...Read more

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Tooth ache, been on antibiiotics 72 hrs and the pain has spread from my mouth to other places, help?

Tooth ache, been on antibiiotics 72 hrs and the pain has spread from my mouth to other places, help?

Self medicating?: If so, not a good idea. Who said you had an infection? You may have a deep cavity and a vital nerve... Antibiotics will do absolutely nothing for your problem. Call a dentist before your pain becomes unbearable. If you are currently under the care of a dentist and you have this problem, call the dentist. ...Read more

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Can I take antibiotics while breastfeeding?

Can I take antibiotics while breastfeeding?

Yes: I recommend not taking Flagyl aka Metronidazole while breast feeding during the first 2 months of life.

To learn more watch:
http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=bpnylbjilsy. ...Read more

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What can I take to rid oxycodone from my system so I can pass a urine test. Took one from my friends for a tooth ache.

What can I take to rid oxycodone from my system so I can pass a urine test. Took one from my friends for a tooth ache.

You can't: Your body has its own timetable for eliminating medications, whether prescribed or not. There are no ways to hurry this. Generally oxycodone would be detectable in your urine for 3-4 days. Hoping you see a dentist soon, for your toothache. ...Read more

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Cirohisis n heart dsiease, taking warafrin for heart, now sharp tooth ache, which pain killer can I take as have cirohsis also?

Need to discuss: With your physician for best option as this is a complex issue given comorbidities ...Read more

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What antibiotic can I take for an infected tooth pain is bad and for 2 days I'm feeling continuous pain in my jaw in the area that the tooth is in?

What antibiotic can I take for an infected tooth pain is bad and for 2 days I'm feeling continuous pain in my jaw in the area that the tooth is in?

See a dentist ASAP: Antibiotics are rarely required and should only be used as an adjunct to dental treatment for infection since they may complicate further outcome. Take the NSAID OTC or Tylenol (acetaminophen) to control pain and see your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Can you take cipro (ciprofloxacin) for a tooth ache?

Can you take cipro (ciprofloxacin) for a tooth ache?

Maybe: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic not a pain med. If your tooth ache is being caused by an infection it may help but is not the antibiotic of choice for oral infections. Best thing to do is see a dentist to find the cause. ...Read more

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Will over-the-counter medicine for tooth ache that has benzyl alcohol in it cause false positive on 80 hr test I take?

Will over-the-counter medicine for tooth ache that has benzyl alcohol in it cause false positive on 80 hr test I take?

Toothache: OTC remedies will not cure infected tooth, only mask the symptoms as the infection worsens, spreads, and can farm other tissues. You have a more serious problem than alcohol residue in a blood test. Seek professional care now. ...Read more

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Can I take my hydrocodone for my tooth ache after I have took my one miligram Xanax (alprazolam) four hours earlier I have a tooth that has a cavity

Can I take my hydrocodone for my tooth ache after I have took my one miligram Xanax (alprazolam) four hours earlier I have a tooth that has a cavity

Central: Central nervous system and/or respiratory-depressant effects may be additively or synergistically increased in patients taking multiple drugs that cause these effects, especially in elderly or debilitated patients.

Did your dentist prescibe your pain medication for you? Is your toothache following a dental procedure, or are you self medicating without being treated?

Consult with the doctor who wrote this prescription. If your toothache has not been evaluated by a dentist, then I suggest you see a dentist to treat your problem. ...Read more

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Extreme tooth ache and Excedrin migraine is the only thing that will stop the pain, how often can u really take this med? It said 24 hour help!

Extreme tooth ache and Excedrin migraine is the only thing that will stop the pain, how often can u really take this med? It said 24 hour help!

Extreme tooth pain: Where does it hurt, for how long, and when? Does it keep you awake at night? Excedrine migraine is like a super aspirin- it can help for short periods of time but too much can make more problems-call your dentist asap. ...Read more

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I'm going to india on feb 2. My doctor perscribed mefloquine for me to take. But I have a tooth ache. Another doctor perscribed amoxicillin be taken. Which one should I take?

I'm going to india on feb 2. My doctor perscribed mefloquine for me to take. But I have a tooth ache. Another doctor perscribed amoxicillin be taken. Which one should I take?

Don't wait!: Make sure you get a complete and thorough dental examination as soon as possible. Then make sure that you get whatever dental treatment is necessary to prevent a flare-up or dental emergency while you are away. If that happens, you will not be a happy camper trying to find a competent dentist to treat you. Don't rely on medications alone. When you get back, complete the rest of your treatment. ...Read more

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Am having surgery in 3 days, can I take penicillin for a tooth ache?

Am having surgery in 3 days, can I take penicillin for a tooth ache?

Toothaches: Toothaches may or may not be a result of an infection. Antibiotics will help manage an infection, but not treat a tooth. Immediately contact your surgeon and dentist to determine how to proceed. Your problem should be managed and/or treated before the surgery. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of the procedure. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a tooth ache to turn into septic shock?

How long does it take for a tooth ache to turn into septic shock?

Varies: There is no specific time frame for this. It depends on the state of your immune system, what the infecting organism is and what else is going on medically. One thing is certain, however: delay in getting treatment just makes things worse. Get to a dentist ASAP! ...Read more

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My boyfriend has itchy bumps on his hips, thighs and genital area. He takes 2 benadryl, (diphenhydramine) 4 Advil and b&e powder for his tooth ache. Allergic reaction maybe?

My boyfriend has itchy bumps on his hips, thighs and genital area. He takes 2 benadryl, (diphenhydramine) 4 Advil and b&e powder for his tooth ache. Allergic reaction maybe?

Yes, possibly: An allergy to advil (ibuprofen) can cause hives. If hives have another underlying cause then advil (ibuprofen) may exacerbate the underlying hive problem. Other possible causes of hives:

1. Allergies to pollens, mold, dust, food, drugs (like advil (ibuprofen)) and bee stings
2. Infections like hepatitis
3. Autoimmunity
4. Complement deficiency – acquired or hereditary
5. Vaculitis
6. Idiopathic – unknown cause. ...Read more

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I took 2 extra strength excedrin 3 hours ago, but the pain is back and worse than before (tooth ache). The dosage says I can't take more for 3 more ho?

Better Idea: Get that tooth evaluated ASAP. Long holiday weekend coming up. The severe pain can become unbearable pain in a very short time. The tooth obviously needs attention, and now. All the best... ...Read more

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What can I do if my tooth has broken off and I have a tooth ache can a dentist take care of this?

What can I do if my tooth has broken off and I have a tooth ache can a dentist take care of this?

Yes: Dentists are the experts in providing the most appropriate care for this situation. Depending on how much tooth remains (both above and below the gumline), the dentist might either perform root canal therapy to save your tooth, or extract it. Either one will resolve your pain. ...Read more

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What are some antibiotics to take for tooth ache?

Why?: Tooth ache is due to infection, antibiotic will slow infection's progress but will not "fix" the damaged tooth. Tooth ache due to other reasons, such as fracture, root exposure, trauma, etc, antibiotics will not help. You need to see your dentist now to find out what's causing the tooth ache and have cause treated. Dentist may prescribe antibiotics if indicated. Don't self medicate--dangerous. ...Read more

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Hi. I have a tooth ache / tooth infection and I am trying to nurse it til I can make it to a dentist. I found some amoxicillin I had from before 500 mg. Can I just take 1 or 2 pills per day 1 in morning and 1 at night till I can get to them in a few da

Hi. I have a tooth ache / tooth infection and I am trying to nurse it til I can make it to a dentist. I found some amoxicillin I had from before 500 mg. Can I just take 1 or 2 pills per day 1 in morning and 1 at night till I can get to them in a few da

Yes: It is never a good idea to diagnose and treat yourself. You should contact your dentist to be treated for the emergency. However, if that is not possible, and have pain and swelling, the antibiotics may help. If you have no allergies to penicillin, you should take three tablets daily or every eight hours for the infection. You could also contact your MD for some medication. ...Read more

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Bad tooth ache and can't get into a dentist. Currently on antibiotics. What can I take for pain?

Over the counter: Without a prescription from a licensed dentist, you are limited to over-the-counter medications. Traditionally the best is a combination approach of 600 mg Ibuprofen every 6 hrs, and 500-750 mg tylenol (acetaminophen) every 6 hrs. Be sure you don't have any medical conditions (stomach, kidney, or liver problems) that prevent using these before taking them. An antibiotic may not help though. See an endodontist. ...Read more

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What pain medicines can a person who had bariatric surgery take for a tooth ache?

What pain medicines can a person who had bariatric surgery take for a tooth ache?

Several: Acetaminophen. If pain is more severe a narcotic such as oxycodone, or a combination such as Percocet or vicodin, but these are prescriptions. Nsaids such as Ibuprofen can be used, but there is a higher risk of stomach upset, and should be taken with some food. ...Read more

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Is there any antibiotics I can take for my tooth ache while pregnant. I think my wisdom teeth gave me an infection. I'm in so much pain. I need detail?

Is there any antibiotics I can take for my tooth ache while pregnant. I think my wisdom teeth gave me an infection. I'm in so much pain. I need detail?

See a dentist: You first need to see your dentist to determine the source of your pain. Then your dentist and OB will talk to determine what course of treatment is right for you at your stage of pregnancy. Personally, I would extract the tooth if you are in your second trimester. Please go to the dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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I have a very bad tooth ache on upper left molar, can't get to dentist until Tues. My problem is not all the pain from the tooth but I am sick to my s?

Toothache: Infected tooth may cause localized pain and problems in other organs as infection spreads through blood stream. Call your Dentist and ask if he/she can see you sooner, or if if antibiotic therapy would be advantageous. It's also possible that your toothache and stomach distress are concurrent but not related. Try to get to the Dentist sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Good foods to eat with tooth ache?

Good foods to eat with tooth ache?

Eat Soft Foods: Which will provide good nourishment and at the same time relieve your pain too. Toothache is a very healthy nerve sending signals to your brain that something is out of balance and visit to your dentist is a must. ...Read more

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How do I relieve severe tooth ache?

How do I relieve severe tooth ache?

Dental emergency: Please get into see your dentist asap. ...Read more

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How do I cure this terrible tooth ache?

How do I cure this terrible tooth ache?

Seek help from Pro: Treating an acute infection is not a diy project, you need professional help. You must see a dentist now. The longer you delay, the more the infection will spread and can even become life threatening. Pain is your body's signal to you that you need help! ...Read more

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What is the cause behind mild tooth-ache?

What is the cause behind mild tooth-ache?

It could be anything: This can be related to an area of decay, a faulty filling, a sensitive root surface, a loose or decayed crown, clenching or grinding, among other things. A dentist can determine which is most likely in your situation. ...Read more

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What are some good remedies for tooth ache?

What are some good remedies for tooth ache?

Dentist is the best: There is no natural remedy to treat a toothache. If you have toothache, it is best to visit a dentist ASAP before the problem worsens and you might lose your tooth or have an serious health problem. ...Read more

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What can I do to soothe a really bad tooth ache?

What can I do to soothe a really bad tooth ache?

Cold compresses: Or otc analgesics such as aspirin, ibuprophen, or acetaminophen. Sometimes alternating Acetaminophen with ibuprophen using no more than recommended dose of either for a 24 hour period attacks perception of pain on two different levels with different mechanisms. But still must find a definative cure for the pain from a dental professional. ...Read more

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How can a tooth ache be cured with a home rememedy?

It's not...: A cure for the toothache will usually require treatment that cannot be completed with a simple home remedy. Sometimes tooth pain can be intermittent, however, so don't let it go without investigation and it will likely return. Heed the warning signs that your body is giving you and be evaluated by your dentist. Early treatment has many advantages. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more