Tooth Infection From My Wisdom Tooth

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marie Says:


Can cephalexin antibiotics be used to cure an infection in the gum from a wisdom tooth



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Verwon Says:

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?


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quiz24 Says:

How long is a full course.. of taking antibiotic

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Which is better for a a wisdom tooth that is broken and exposing the root. The tooth is infected and it is causing pain all down the side of that jaw. I have cefdinir cap 300 mg and generic Bactrim DS. I was out of insurance for a while, I had quit work to take care of my mom during her last years, and my husbands insurance did not have dental. My insurance will go into effect Oct 1st and will make an appt. on the second. I know the tooth will have to be cut out. I already went in and had it x-rayed a while back. Even have the name of the dental surgeon. Just want to get over this flair up and want to take the antibiotic that will do the better job so I'm not taking more and longer than I need to be.

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Monique Says:
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Hi, I sometimes get small tiny bumps on my glutes. Can cephalexin antibiotics clear it?

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Ezy Says:
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How many mg of Teva 3147 is needed to cure a tooth infection

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