Is Sulfamethoxazoletimp Used For Tooth Infections

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tete Says:
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I have an infected tooth and I have some antibiotic that I never taken called sulfamethoxazole timp, can I use them?

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Verwon Says:
 
Hello, Tete! Sorry about the tooth.

You need to see a dentist, even if you already have an antibiotic to take, if there is a dental infection present, it will only help temporarily. Since the antibiotic cannot fix the underlying cause of the infection, such as a deep cary or receding gum line, it will just keep returning.

Additionally, there is a chance that it isn't an actual infection and then it would not be appropriate to use an antibiotic and that creates the risk of your developing antibiotic resistant bacteria.

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Are there any other questions or concerns?

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