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I have had a tooth abscess for over a week and been taking

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I have had a tooth abscess for over a week and been taking Amoxycillin for 5 days the pain is still bad and my jaw and neck is swollen do I need more antibiotics
Assistant: Is the pain consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: it fluctuates
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I’m asthmatic and take Citalopram which causes my jaw to clench during sleep

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Sorry to hear about your problem

You should see your doctor as it definitely need more antibiotic and if required a drainage of the abscess can also be required

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