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Is 500 Mg Of Amoxicillin 4 X Day For 7 Days Enough To Clear A Dental Abscess
A tooth or dental abcess is an infected tooth. The tooth can become infected by a caries ( decay) or by trauma, or through a gum infection or some other way. A tooth abcess may be life threatening so it should be taken care of asap. A dentist will recommend extraction or root ...Read more
Hi I am on amoxicillin for a dental abscess and am now having troubles with dihareeh is this normal and can I prevent it?
I can see I have a dental abscess. I can see the pus. I'm panicking I'm going to die from it. I have just started amoxicillin will I be okay?
Dental abscess. Tooth surgically extracted. Given amoxycillin 250 mg n metronidazole 200mg q.i.d 4/7. Shouldn't 1 course be more than 4 days?
Can't generalize: While antibiotic courses are often longer when used solely to treat infections, in this case a big part of treating your infection was the removal of the offending tooth. Sometimes shorter courses of meds are used to help get the healing started then we rely on your immune system and the healing process. Ask your doctor this question to understand why a short course was prescribed. ...Read more