Hi, I had a failed root canal and an apico on #14 2 months ago. I have a fistula at the top of my gum line. My oral surgeon had me on clindamycin for 1 week. Now he wants me to take clindamycin and flagyl. That would be 7 antibiotics a day. Does that sound reasonable? My question is will the antibiotics solve my problem or is it just a temporary fix? Thanks for your help.
it is not a good sign that it has been 2 months and you still have a fistula (which I assume is draining because you have been given antibiotics) I'd get another opinion from a different oral surgeon about the prognosis on this tooth.
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