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I had a bottom left second from back molar removed after

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I had a bottom left second from back molar removed after lots of infection (many courses of antibiotics over 2 years). Went to a sepsis list who said I needed an extraction due to the infection of the bone moving closer to my other teeth, so I had it removed a week later. After 2 days I ended up with dry socket which I am prone too. another 2 weeks later I was still in pain, so have had a course of Metronidazole for 6 days (didn't start them for a few day), I am not on day 5 of them, nearly 4 weeks later I have a few things
Still some swelling
Some discomfort and a little pain
A pointed lump coming from the right of gum
Can you give me any advice on what I should do next?
Many thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Health
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thought I should ass the the antibiotics were 200 mgs 3 a day for 6 days
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Not sepsis I meant specialist
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Health Professional: Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist replied 2 years ago
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Hi there,

This can be a cyst arising from the either gum lining or the dental lining ( cyst).

This can be infected also causing pain.

So you should consider antibiotic course --clindamycin or amoxicillin for 7 days.

And see your dentist to consider its removal as well.

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