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How fast can a tooth infection come back after 10 days of penicillin?
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
3 doctors agree
In brief: Variable
Depends upon the location, type of infection and the causative organisms.
Could be very rapid if there is an abscess.

In brief: Variable
Depends upon the location, type of infection and the causative organisms.
Could be very rapid if there is an abscess.
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: 1-2 days
Sometimes the infection is contained, but sometimes it can return overnight.

In brief: 1-2 days
Sometimes the infection is contained, but sometimes it can return overnight.
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