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Is there any over-the-counter antibiotics I can take for a abcess in the tooth?

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Dr. Kayvon Javid
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

You need to see a dentist.

In brief: No

You need to see a dentist.
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Dr. Kayvon Javid
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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Antibiotics are prescription medications for good reason.
There a multiple kinds of antibiotics and the prescriber has to know which ones will work for a particular situation. Antibiotics don't cure infections, they help your body fight them. A tooth abscess needs to be treated by a dentist. It will not go away with antibiotics.

In brief: No

Antibiotics are prescription medications for good reason.
There a multiple kinds of antibiotics and the prescriber has to know which ones will work for a particular situation. Antibiotics don't cure infections, they help your body fight them. A tooth abscess needs to be treated by a dentist. It will not go away with antibiotics.
Dr. Daniel Sampson
Dr. Daniel Sampson
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Not in this

Country.

In brief: Not in this

Country.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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