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Is it ok to take a drugs perscribed to me for me to get my wisdom teeth pulled?

Is it ok to take a drugs perscribed to me for me to get my wisdom teeth pulled?

Taking meds: Only use drugs prescribed by the doctor exactly as told, their have been teen overdoses with death after misuse or misprescribing pain meds with wisdom tooth extraction. ...Read more

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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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Asking ...i have asthma and my dentist wants me to take a valium pill ...is it safe to take?

Asking ...i have asthma and my dentist wants me to take a valium pill ...is it safe to take?

Asthma and Dentistry: Good day; I've had asthma since the age of four. If I understand nature and scope of procedure before hand; I have no difficulty withstanding an invasive dental procedure. A small pre visit dose of Valium would not be to disruptive to your schedule. Arrange appointment at end of day- so you may go directly home after the visit. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, my dentist gave me a antibiotic and asked me to take ibuprofen if I have pain. It is safe to take both together?

Hi doctor, my dentist gave me a antibiotic and asked me to take ibuprofen if I have pain. It is safe to take both together?

Yes: You can take both together but as long as you are not taking other medications. If your are taking more meds, consult with your pharmacist. The dentist gave you an antibiotic because you have an infection. You need to be sure to return to the dentist because an antibiotic is temporary help . You need to treat the offending tooth. ...Read more

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Hi My doctor prescribed me bioxin for a sinus infection. I'm trying to get pregnant this week and forgot to tell him this.... Is it safe to be on?

Hi My doctor prescribed me bioxin for a sinus infection. I'm trying to get pregnant this week and forgot to tell him this.... Is it safe to be on?

Yes: Biaxin (clarithromycin) is safe with pregnancy, it is category C, meaning "animal studies may have shown harm, and no human studies available, or no animal or human studies" , generally it is safe, many drugs fall under this category and are used safely with pregnancy if needed. good luck ...Read more

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Is it ok to contine taking my prescribed oxytocin before getting my wisdom tooth pulled, even though the dentist said not to eat or take asprine?

Is it ok to contine taking my prescribed oxytocin before getting my wisdom tooth pulled, even though the dentist said not to eat or take asprine?

These types of ?'s: These types of questions should be directed to the dentist treating you and not over the internet from dentists who are not responsible for you care. Call your dentist and ask. ...Read more

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I want to be put to sleep for a tooth extraction. But my dentist wants to use a pill to knock me out instead of an iv. Is it more safe than an iv?

I want to be put to sleep for a tooth extraction. But my dentist wants to use a pill to knock me out instead of an iv. Is it more safe than an iv?

IV: With an iv, medications can be better managed. And if there is a complication direct access is already there. In either case it is how your vital signs are monitored that really offers the most in safety. ...Read more

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What to do if my psychiatrist prescribed me topiramax for bipolar and my birthday is coming up so i wanted to know is it ok if i drink?

What to do if my psychiatrist prescribed me topiramax for bipolar and my birthday is coming up so i wanted to know is it ok if i drink?

It is not wise to: Combine psychiatric medications with alcohol. Alcohol is a depressant and may change how your medication works for you. Consult with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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I am getting my wisdom teeth pulled soon and the dentist gave me nothing to take, does anything help with the pain?

I am getting my wisdom teeth pulled soon and the dentist gave me nothing to take, does anything help with the pain?

Post surgery: I'm sure if you are seeing an oral surgeon that he will provide you with post-surgical instructions and pain-med prescriptions when you leave his office. Make sure to follow instructions to the letter. ...Read more

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Went back to dr for folliculitis and he gave me another 10 day dose of cephalexin how long does it take to heal and how do you know if it is healing?

Went back to dr for folliculitis and he gave me another 10 day dose of cephalexin how long does it take to heal and how do you know if it is healing?

Maybe: The time varies. The real question is did it get better with the cephalexin or not. If it did, then you just need more time. If it did not, then maybe you are on the wrong antibiotic. ...Read more

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Please tell me will it be ok to put amoxicillin on a tooth infection?

Please tell me will it be ok to put amoxicillin on a tooth infection?

No effect: Putting an antibiotic topically on a tooth or an abscess will not resolve your problem. Please call a dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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What to do if i had one wisdom tooth taken out yesterday. How long will it take for it to heal?

It depends: Everybody heals at a different rate. It may take several days before the area feels comfortable. Try to ovoid disturbing the blood clots in the sockets if they are open. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to drink soda when i get my teeth pulled?

Is it possible for me to drink soda when i get my teeth pulled?

No using straw: You can but do not use a straw because it can create suction and cause the clot to be lost. I would recommend drinking something healthier such as milk, orange juice, tomato juice, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more