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I have an abscess tooth and if the antibiotics don't work I will have to go to the hospital dose anyone have any tips to help the antibiotics work or help it heal ?

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pinkangel79

Asked by pinkangel79 at 6:15 PM on Mar. 21, 2011 in Health

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  • Take them as directed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:16 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • dentist not an option?
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 6:17 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • no I can't go to the dentist until the infection is gone
    pinkangel79

    Comment by pinkangel79 (original poster) at 6:18 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • Take them as directed and get to a Dentist soon.
    DO you brush and FLOSS regularly?Like....every morning after breakfast and every night before bed and no snacks after brushing? I hope so. That is the only way to avoid an abcess again.
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 6:32 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • Oh,and by the way : DOES. DOes anyone.
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 6:32 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • just don't skip a dose..but there's nothing you can do to make them stronger or work better...you may need a second round if this doesn't work.
    calliesmommie

    Answer by calliesmommie at 7:11 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • Take as directed, warm salt water helps sometimes, too. Why not go to the dentist instead of the hospital? Peroxide diluted can help, too.
    Kelly502

    Answer by Kelly502 at 7:14 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • @Minnesota-not so-nice.....that seems like a common typo. I doubt she doesn't know how to spell "does". Get off your high horse.

    banana-bear

    Answer by banana-bear at 7:48 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • I had my tooth pulled while the infection was raging. Mine was so bad I couldn't keep the meds down, I'd throw up the antibiotics. So they pulled the sucker, cleaned out the spot, and I was golden once it was healed.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:00 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • warm salt water help
    dorispierce

    Answer by dorispierce at 11:46 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

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