I have a dental abscess from an impacted wisdom tooth. The abscess has occurred on three occasions before. The x-ray showed an impacted bottom wisdom tooth that is, partial bony horizontal impacted third molar. The pain is sharp and radiating towards the front teeth and some pain behind the ear. Currently, I am on a regimen of Augmentin 625 mg twice daily for five days and Ibuprofen 400 mg. My dentist recommended Flagyl, but I am allergic to it. I am getting nausea and hives throughout treatment. Is there an alternative for it?
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Wisdom tooth.Differential diagnosis:
Extraction of the offending tooth after infection subside.Preventive measures:
Keep the wisdom tooth area clean. Do warm saline rinses as much you can.Regarding follow up:
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