Re: antibiotics/infected tooth
Icc and Robyn, thank you both for your helpful replies. Boy have I got a story
to tell. As I said, I had penicillin for 2weeks then Ampicillin + Medronazole for a
week. This past Mon after seeing the Endo started feeling terrible, like the flu.
I had a fever 101.5, ached all over, just wiped out. Yesterday I got little red
bumps. Turned out it's delayed allergic reaction to penicillin & related drugs.
I'm still not feeling OK but the little white spot in front of that tooth is going
away. Maybe I won't need that surgery after all (??) You mentioned that other drug, Cam...something? I was supposed to take that but after I read
about colonitis I asked for a different one. Guess I'm glad I did, you had the
experience I feared most! BTW, that front tooth (#25) actually had 2 canals.
The "white spot" was there before the canal job, they say it indicates the
infection at the root but I can't figure out how it got there. I don't know what people take if they're allergic to penicillin & I can't take sulfa either. I'm
going to Europe in May & want his all over before then. Is a second canal job
before the apic better? I sure appreciate your help. Thanks.