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what is the best antibiotic for a abscess / gum infection.

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what is the best antibiotic for a abscess / gum infection.
Rx is for cipro( 500 mgm) but it does not seem to be helping. last year i had a similar problem and was prescribed keflex and it seemed to work better.

Hello. I would like to help you find an answer.

 

I would use amoxicillin or augmentin.

 

Kelfex is pretty good too.

 

Cipro is not the best choice actually.

 

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