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How long does it usually take to see the effects of penicillin on an abscessed tooth?

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It should only take a couple of doses to see an improvement.

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Which is better amoxicillin or penicillin when you have an absess on a tooth?

The best antibiotic for an abscessed tooth can depend on how bad the infection is and which the dentist prefers. Sometimes penicillin is best if the infection is bad. Amoxicillin is part of the penicillin family and is associated with the treatment of abscessed teeth.

What do you take penicillin for?

Penicillin is used for bacterial infections, such as an abscessed tooth becoming infected. Penicillin should not be taken for viral infections like the Flu.

Can clarithromycin treat an abscessed tooth?

Any penicillin based medication will help. That would work wonderfully and should be fairly cheap.

Which antibiotics are used for an abscessed tooth?

ammoxicillin usually, if you don't have an allergy toward it.

You went to the hospital they gave you IV clindamycin for a tooth abscess and gave you a script for it in pill form to take home. i have no insurance and have a bottle of penicillin can you use it?

i was given a script of Penicillin VK 500mg for my abscessed tooth so I'm assumeing yest.

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How much oral penicillin for a horse with abscess tooth?

You should not give a horse oral Penicillin. Oral Penicillin can seriously disrupt normal microorganisms in the digestive tract which can cause diarrhea and abdominal pain (colic). For an abscessed tooth you may need to give Injectable Penicillin, but never oral. It would be best to contact a equine veterinarian and possibly an equine dentist, as the tooth may need to be removed.

What antibiotic should you take for an abscessed tooth?

Penicillin or amoxycillin is the primary choice. But 15% of people are allergic to that antibiotic. Only a dentist or a physician can chose the best antibiotic for you.

How do you get an abcess tooth?

An abscess is basically an infection of the tooth. It usually begins at the root of the tooth, and is associated commonly with a cavity. So basically, one way to possibly get an abscessed tooth is to have a cavity with an infection.

How do i know if i hane an abscessed tooth?

If there is redness around the tooth and or swelling.

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Is there a connection between c-reactive protein and an abscessed tooth?

Yes, an abscessed tooth often results in raised serum c reactive levels.

Can abscessed tooth cause anxiety symptoms?


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Can an abscessed tooth cause anemia?

use anemia

How do you get rid of facial swelling from a abscessed tooth?

Get the tooth fixed and the swelling will settle by itself.

What are some famous deaths caused by an abscessed tooth?

Oddly enough, many famous people have died from an abscessed tooth. For example, fashion designer, Hugo Boss, and Jethro Tull musician, John Glasscock, both died from abscessed teeth.

What causes an absessed tooth?

Abscessed tooth only happens for three reasons; when teeth are damaged such as an untreated cavity, a person brushed their teeth properly, and lastly the gum diseases. Those are the three causes to an abscessed tooth.

Can an abscessed tooth cause sinus problems?

Definitely - specifically and upper wisdom tooth. Often the roots of wisdom teeth run into the sinus cavity and even some of the upper molars. If the tooth is abscessed and infected, it can cause serious problems. Infections in the mouth runs two ways, to the heart or to the brain. Always, get an abscessed tooth treated immediately.

How do you treat an abscessed tooth?

An abscessed tooth can be treated with a root canal and a crown, or with an apicoectomy (if the root canal has failed) or with an extraction. Only your dentist can tell you which option is best for your individual situation.

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Can my abscessed tooth cause birth defects ive been taking penicillin for it 35 weeks pregnant?

I've hhad the abscess for a while but didnt know what it was just thought it would have went away.

What are the side effects of abscessed teeth?

An abcessed tooth can lead to an infection of the soft tissues in the face. If not treated it can spread to the brain causing brain damage or death.

Is it safe to take ciprofloxacin for abscessed tooth?

I believe so. I was just prescribed ciprofloxacin for my abscessed tooth so it's safe though in my case it doesn't seem to be working very well.