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How long til amoxicillin starts to work on tooth infection?

How long til amoxicillin starts to work on tooth infection?

Depends: What type of tooth infection? Like many other conditions, antibiotics serve as a supplement to surgical intervention. A dental abscess may need drainage or extraction. If going to be effective alone, any antibiotic, if effective, should begin to elicit changes within 24 to 36 hours. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Can a tooth infection caused eye pain?

Can a tooth infection caused eye pain?

Yes: If it is an upper tooth then the nerve supplying sensation to it may also innervate and provide sensation to the eye. So, you can have referred pain to the eye. ...Read more

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Can tooth infection mess with your eyes?

Can tooth infection mess with your eyes?

No: Unless the infection is so severe that it spreads through skin or the sinuses, at which point you no longer only have a tooth infection. ...Read more

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How can I treat a tooth infection?

How can I treat a tooth infection?

Go to Dentist: If your tooth is infected, then you risk have severe pain and infection traveling to other parts of the body. There is no real home treatment for tooth infections and usually you will need to visit the dentist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a severe tooth infection. What are my options?

I have a severe tooth infection. What are my options?

Dental Treatment: is the only option for your dental care. Take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC and see your dentist ASAP for evaluation, x-rays and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Can i drink alchohol if I have a tooth infection?

Can i drink alchohol if I have a tooth infection?

Not a good idea!: If you have been diagnosed with a dental infection, you were probably given some antibiotics? Some antibiotics such as Metronidazole should never be taken with alcohol. Also, are you taking any pain meds for pain related to the infection? Alcohol should not be consumed with several pain meds including otc pain meds such as tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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I have flagyl. Would that work for a tooth infection?

I have flagyl. Would that work for a tooth infection?

Flagyl: It is unwise to use any antibiotic for purposes other than those for which the medication was originally prescribed. Go to the dentist. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain in my neck from a tooth infection?

Why do I have pain in my neck from a tooth infection?

Swollen Glands?: The infection my swell and/or glands in the area of the infection may swell in response to the infection. If the infection is in a lower teeth, your neck may hurt. Please contact you dentist. ...Read more

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Would I know if tooth infection went to brain ?

Would I know if tooth infection went to brain ?

Symptoms: Likely headache, stiff neck, fever, lethargy, confusion, nausea, vomiting. If you think there is a possibility, go to ER NOW. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more