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Can you use cefpodoxime for a tooth abcess?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: See a dentist ASAP

A tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body.
Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. See your dentist ASAP.

In brief: See a dentist ASAP

A tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body.
Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. See your dentist ASAP.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See a dentist

You need to see a dentist for a proper evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.
Do not self diagnose and self medicate. This can be very dangerous and cause problems.

In brief: See a dentist

You need to see a dentist for a proper evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.
Do not self diagnose and self medicate. This can be very dangerous and cause problems.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Robert Douglas
Antibiotics cannot cure a tooth abscess. You must see a dentist to prevent serious consequences. If you cannot afford private dentistry you may be eligible under a state or federal program. Do not delay or you may find yourself in trouble
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