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Antibiotics For Tooth Infection
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I have an antibiodic for tmp and I have a bad tooth which causes the roof of my mouth and gum to swell with infection it is very painfull and I do not have insurance. I was wondering if this antibiodic was something that would treat this infection... ## Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim can in-fact be used to treat a tooth infection, but it is not usually the first choice for dental infections since many of them respond better to other alternatives, such as Penicillin and Amoxicillin. Learn More: Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethopriml Details I would also consider speaking with a dentist about the underlying cause of this infection, just to make sure it's not something that will be reoccurring. I hope you get well soon! ## Thank you so much. I endeed got it filled today and begun taking it.... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Sulfamethoxazole.
Sun, Dec 16 '12, 3:19 PM
Skin Infection Antibiotics
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Can smz/tmp tab treat mouth sores ## Hi Linda, This question has an interesting response because Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim can actually cause sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips, as a rare but possible side effect. If these mouth sores that you're describing are related to an infection, I can confirm that this medication is also used for treatment of both tooth and gum infections; although it does not specify if mouth sores are included in this category of treatment. If I were in your shoes I would consider trying clove essential oil for any dental or mouth related infections or sores. There are also a good number of natural home remedies which you can find online, if these are identified as canker sores. Please post back with any additional information s... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Sulfamethoxazole.
Mon, Jun 04 '12, 6:52 PM
Antibiotics For Infection Cefdinir 300mg
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can u take cefdinir 300mg for a absessed tooth ## Cefdinir is a Cephalosporin class antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections, so yes, it can be used for treating a dental infection. However, you do need to be sure that it is an infection that calls for an antibiotic and that you have enough of the antibiotic to completely a full course of treatment. Learn more Cefdinir details here. Have you seen a dentist? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Cefdinir.
Thu, Jul 19 '12, 1:30 PM
Zpak for tooth infection
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Could a zpak be used for tooth infection? I am allergic to many antibiotics and use a zpak for sinus infections ## Hello, Topanga! How are you? It is just an antibiotic, so yes, it can be used for various types of infections. However, you shouldn't take it, unless your dentist or doctor has confirmed the presence of an infection and told you take it. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Antibiotics.
Wed, Jan 15 '14, 6:09 PM
Amoxycillin for tooth infection
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My doctor has perscribed me Amoxycillin for a tooth infection which is caused by my wissdom tooth. How long until it will start to kick in? I have been taking panadol for 3 days now although i only started my dose of antibiotics yesterday and am keen to see an improvement as i am in quite a bit of pain. ...
Updated 3 months ago in Panadol.
Sun, Dec 21 '14, 8:58 PM
can I take bactrim for tooth infection?
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I have bactrim but i never used it. IT is a new bottle can i start this new medication for my tooth ? PLease help i dont have. MOney for doctor or difftent medication ## Hello, Chastity! How are you? It is an antibiotic, so it can be used to treat various types of infections, however, it is not going to negate the need for a dental visit. Even if it clears up an infection, if you do have one, it will not fix the underlying problem that caused the infection, so it will just continue to recur. Are there any low-income clinics in your area? Side effects to this medication may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. ## ARE ANTIBIOTICS STILL GOOD AFTER EXPIRATION DATE ? ...
Updated 2 months ago in Bactrim.
Tue, Jan 20 '15, 1:57 PM
antibiotic tooth infection
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I do not take antibiotics because of severe reactions such as swollen eyelids and other issues.and also allergic to Flagyl. and possibly Levaquin. Also I believe antibiotics are over used and so far I have done without them for things everyone else takes them for such as Flu,colds and many other things. I use herbal products without most problems but now have a couple of painful tooth issues and perhaps some infections. I have no medical records to verify this due to many years of not having insurance or finances. I will see a dentist but having problems finding one that is more into natural products and low radiation x-rays. How can I ask for a Laboratory Culture in case I have to take some antibiotic: without causing a Dentist to become defensive and feel insulted.I am 70 yrs. old and... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Flagyl.
Mon, Aug 18 '14, 8:38 AM
antibiotics lupin
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can you use lupin 500 for your gums and teeth ## Yes, Lupin 500 (Cefprozil) can be used to treat mouth infections like tonsillitis as well as tooth/gum infections. You would however need to contact your doctor or pharmacy for proper dosage guidelines if you haven't done so already. To view more information about this drug, please click on the link below... Please post back if you have any other general questions or concerns about this drug. ...
Updated 3 years ago in Cefprozil.
Sun, Oct 02 '11, 4:12 PM
dental antibiotics
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what antibiotics are mainly used for wisdom teeth infections ## I'm not too fond of prescription drugs, but I think Cephalexin is one of common interest. It is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. To view information about this drug please click on the link below... Although I personally suggest looking into Clove Essential Oil. It's a natural remedy for dental issues as far as alleviating tooth aches (anaesthetic properties) and fighting infections (antibacterial, antimicrobial, antifungal properties). Just make sure you don't use a lot of it at once (no more than a 2-4 drops in the desired area, as it is very concentrated and may be toxic in large doses. This generally is not something to worry about as you won't need more than the minimum amount to... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Cephalexin.
Wed, Jun 08 '11, 12:20 AM
doxycycl for swollen cheek due to tooth infection
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wondering if i can use 100 mg doxycycl to reduce swelling from toothache infection? cheek swollen but no money to see dentist at present ## Doxycycline is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections, but trying to self-treat an infection in such a manner could create several problems. First of all, if these are leftover antibiotics from treating another infection, you may not have enough to fully eradicate the infection. Next is the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria, if that is the case. And another is the fact that is will not clear up the underlying issue that caused the infection, which means it will just keep returning and causing more problems. You do need to see your dentist as soon as possible. You can learn more Doxycycline details here. Are... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Doxycycline.
Tue, Apr 30 '13, 2:27 PM
Is sulfameth/trimethoprim Used For Tooth Infections
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My mother has an abscess tooth and there is not enough left to pull. She does not have insurance so she can not pay to get it cut out. She is prescribed an antibiotic but cannot afford it. I had an infection a few weeks ago and still have some of my antibiotics left and i need to know if she can take them for this. ## Having 'some' of your antibiotics isn't going to be enough to give her a full course and destroy the infection. (You should have finished all of them, when you were taking them, actually.) In addition, even a full course of antibiotics is not going to solve the problem, with a tooth in that shape, she will just keep getting recurring infections and letting a dental infection like that go untreated can be very dangerous. What I'd recommend is looking for a d... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Trimethoprim.
Thu, Apr 26 '12, 2:27 PM
Tooth Infection from my wisdom tooth
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Can cephalexin antibiotics be used to cure an infection in the gum from a wisdom tooth ## Yes, it is an antibiotic and is effective at treating many types of infections. The issue, however, is that if you have a bad tooth that's causing an infection, it can help clear up the infection, but will not fix the underlying problem. You will need to see a dentist for that. Learn more Cephalexin details here. You also need to make sure that you have enough of the antibiotic to finish a full course of it, or run the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. Did your dentist prescribe this? ## How long is a full course.. of taking antibiotic ...
Updated 2 years ago in Cephalexin.
Fri, Mar 22 '13, 7:19 PM
Can I Take Amoxk Clav875125tabsandoz For Tooth Infection
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it has gg o n the left side an n7 on the right side. it,s a white pill.amox/k clav875 125tabsandoz for tooth infection ## To answer your question, yes, you can take these pills for a tooth infection. Amoxicillin is included in the list of popularly prescribed antibiotics for tooth infections. Its effectiveness however, depends on how far the tooth infection has spread; and if required, combination therapy is followed. The effectiveness of amoxicillin for addressing tooth infection also largely depends upon taking it in correct dosage, which is decided by the concerned doctor. A common dosing method for a tooth infection is taking one pill 3 times a day, (i.e., after every 8 hours) for 10 days. I would recommend checking with your doctor to verify what might be best for you though. I hop... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Amoxicillin.
Sat, Oct 22 '11, 5:42 PM
amoxicillin for gum infection
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I have a gum infection because I have a bad tooth that needs to be pulled. The dentist prescribed me Amoxicillin 875 mg. I'm just wondering how long will it take for my gums to return back to normal. I've been taking the pills for 7 days and I have 3 days left. ## Hello, Shauna! How are you doing? The general rule for antibiotics is that you should start to see improvement after taking them for a full 3 days. If you still have swelling, it may not be the right one to treat the infection you have and you may need to ask about taking something else. When are you having the tooth extracted? It would be best to do it after the infection has improved, otherwise it may not numb properly. ## As rightlly said by Verwon, at seven days you shud ave had an improvement if not complete heali... ...
Updated 4 months ago in Amoxicillin.
Tue, Nov 11 '14, 5:12 AM
Antiobiotic or Tooth Infection Not Working
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Tooth Pain/Root Canal/Crown/Antibiotics Not Working/Severe Pain Just over a year ago I had a root canal and a crown on the same tooth. On and off when I would floss there was a little blood and the crown felt a little 'off.' But I had no problem chewing. Now these many months later out of nowhere-I wake in severe pain in THAT area. Anything bothers it. I mean anything. I'm in severe pain. I know pain as I am a patient with spine issues. Anyway I try to wait it out to see if it's temporary, I was afterall raised this way but after two, then three days, I can't take it anymore and the Orajel is NOT doing its thing. I call the dentist. Gets me in pretty quick. Thank you! Xrays taken, takes a look, cannot see anything. Prescribes antibiotics. After two and a half days, t... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Orajel.
Tue, Sep 23 '14, 2:47 PM
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i have an infection on tooth extraction site prescribed clavemel forte 500 3 times a day for 5 days how long will it take for infection clear please. ## Hi Annabel, The infection should be gone close to or by the time you run out of the Clavamel forte (Amoxicillin + Clavulanic Acid). If the infection is still there after the 5 days of antibiotics, you'll want to speak with your doctor. In addition, I have heard that vanilla extract works well for tooth infections as well as clove essential oil. I have personally used both of those oils for an area on my gum that became swollen and it healed the area in a couple days. Those oils also helped to numb the pain I was experiencing, so it may do the same for you as well. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Amoxicillin + Clav... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Amoxicillin.
Thu, Feb 28 '13, 1:49 AM
fever and headaches, toothache with gum infection
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I have swollen gums and severe toothaches with headache and fever, already went to the dentist, they proscribed antibiotics. I finished them and im still with a gum infection. And stil in pain, but now I having headaches with fever,should I go see a doctor instead? , ## I also have wheezing when i breathing, a cough with pain iny lungs able ribs when i cough, could it be related to my poor dental health? Could my infection have spread. Ive heard remarkes about infection spreading to your heart, is this true?? ## Hello, Erma! How are you? Yes, dental infections can spread and, if the underlying issues that caused the infection haven't been fixed, then it might not entirely clear up and/or could recur. It would be best to see your doctor and your dentist, to be sure of what's goin... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Antibiotics.
Tue, Feb 24 '15, 12:22 PM
Antibiotics With No Penicillin
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Please advise non penecillin antibiotic for tooth infection! Mant thanks ## recurring abscess under bad tooth ,antibiotics no penciling ,needed to subside before going to dentist , ? ## There are quite a few antibiotics available that are in different classes. You can learn more Erythromycin details here. That link will tell you about one of them. It's really just a matter of finding one that will treat your infection properly. Your doctor or dentist should be able to prescribe one, if you let them know that you can't take Penicillin. Bactrim is another option: You can learn more Bactrim details here. johnthehat, the dentist will need to see you to prescribe the antibiotic, that's the only way to get one. It isn't that it must subside before they see you, it's that t... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Penicillin.
Wed, Apr 24 '13, 5:22 PM
can ciprofloxacin be used to treat tooth infections
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I was prescribed ciprofloxacin for five days by my dentist and on the forth day I suddenly developed severe lower back pain, and generalized aches and pain which have lasted for past month and only gradually beginning to subside. I only suspected the ciproxin when a friend was taking it for chest infection and developed pain in Achilles tendon and is finding it difficult to walk. ## I was prescribed ciprofloxin hcl 500 mg tabs for a tooth infection. So far I have taken 3 tabs. At this time I have had no side effects. ## Hi, Nancy! How are feeling? It is a known side effect that some antibiotics can cause tendonitis in some people that take them and achilles tendonitis is the most frequent one known to occur. As to the symptoms you experienced, those aren't normal, especially lasting... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Ciprofloxacin.
Wed, Feb 25 '15, 6:16 PM
Doxycycl Hyc Cap 100mg For Dental Infections
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Will this medicine help prevent infections after having teeth pulled I just had total extractions and was wworried about infections will this help ## Hi Tjay, Based on my research, antibiotics can be used to treat a tooth infection as well as prevent infections in some cases. I recommend that you just keep your mouth as clean and hygienic as possible, you can try rinsing with hydrogen peroxide if your dentist allows. Clove essential is also something you may want to look into trying because it does have antibacterial properties and is great for hygiene of the gums of teeth. Antibiotics are so harsh on the body and can cause lots of other issues, I wouldn't use them unless you have to. I hope this advice helps! ...
Updated 2 years ago in Antibiotics.
Fri, Mar 29 '13, 11:17 PM

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