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Antibiotic For Dental Abscess

Antibiotics belonging to the Penicillin group are most commonly used to treat a dental abscess. The most common antibiotic used is Amoxicillin. For severe infection, Metronidazole is given along with Amoxicillin. For patients with Penicillin allergy, Clindamycin is prescribed.

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I am 18-years-old and have a badly injured tooth that causes intense pain and swelling in my cheek. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. In recent years, I ignored using toothpaste, resulting in extreme conditions for my teeth. One of my single teeth is badly injured. I suffered from intense pain for 15 days, three months ago. I consulted a nearby doctor, and the pain cleared. However, after 15 days...  Read Full »

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I have reviewed the attached image (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity). The cavity in the tooth is very deep, resulting in a root abscess. You have to start taking antibiotic medicine like Amoxicillin 500 m...  Read Full »

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