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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Will clindamycin kill my mouth infection. I was told to take one tablet twice daily. Is this correct? I still get episodes of bad pain on day 3

Will clindamycin kill my mouth infection. I was told to take one tablet twice daily. Is this correct? I still get episodes of bad pain on day 3

Healing infections-: Infections to be resolved require these three things- 1. Appropriate antibiotics 2. Remove or treat the cause 3. Your body's healing powers. If you have all three at work, it should solve the problem, although nothing is 100% full proof. Discuss with your own dentist or find one you trust (your question suggests otherwise). ...Read more

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Had clindamycin in er, jaw swelled they checked for tumor, there wasnt any but swelling still im mouth 3 months later... Why?

Had clindamycin in er, jaw swelled they checked for tumor, there wasnt any but swelling still im mouth 3 months later... Why?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the swelling and may be performing blood tests and imaging studies. You should see your doctor and may be a dentist if advised by your doctor. ...Read more

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I am being treated for strep. I have formed lump in my mouth that is very painful and seems unrelated. If it is an abscess will clindamycin help it?

Go back to doctor: This needs to be examined in order to be diagnosed. You do not say where this is located, the size, whether it is tender, painful, fluctuant, etc. Go and see your doctor. This is rather an unusual story. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take clindamycin phosphate acne medicine in mouth?

Is it safe to take clindamycin phosphate acne medicine in mouth?

No: If it was meant to be applied to the skin, do not ingest it. It is not toxic, but it will not work well and there is a small risk of causing intestinal problems. ...Read more

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Hypochondriac with rash from clindamycin dr said it's a drug rash but I didn't mention a sore in mouth below molar scared of Stevens-Johnson syndrome?

Hypochondriac with rash from clindamycin dr said it's a drug rash but I didn't mention a sore in mouth below molar scared of Stevens-Johnson syndrome?

Hypochondriasis...: ...takes a lot of our time. Hi. I sympathize, and I'm not blaming, but hypochondriasis hurts everyone, but most of all, the hypochondriac. A sore in your mouth IS NOT S-J SYNDROME! ...Read more

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Aching body and bad taste in mouth?

Aching body and bad taste in mouth?

Ache: Two things come to mind: 1) you might have an infection in your gums or teeth which is causing the bad taste and aches. You need to see your dentist or 2) do you have a stomach acid issue or ulcer. I would see your physician for this. Hope that helps. ...Read more

Clindamycin (Definition)

Part of the lincoside family . It has good gram positive an anaerobic coverage, but its association with the development of clostridium difficile infection has limited its use. It is used in certain drug allergy situations where staph, strep, pneumococcal, and anaerobic organisms. Its use in MRSA infections is spotty. It is a bacteriostatic drug that works ...Read more


Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad tastes is a symptom in which a person senses a bad taste when he is not eating or drinking bad-tasting foods. A bad taste can come from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) where stomach liquids make their way up to the throat, from some medicines, ...Read more