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Tooth infection

Hi there, for 3 weeks I've had a terrible tooth infection. The first few days I fobbed it off as I'm scared of the dentist but started to hurt so bad I couldn't sleep. So, went to dentist and she couldn't see anything wrong, even with the X-ray but put me on amoxicillin and arranged another appointment. Well it only got worse to the point I could barely function so rang back and got emergency appointment, I had the dreaded injection with local anaesthetic and she began to drill the bad tooth and I nearly screamed with the pain! Even with the anaesthetic, so had to stop and she gave me metronidazole to do me 5 days, the thing is my appointment for either root canal or extraction isn't until Friday and the antibiotics finish today. They have helped immensely, the pain has reduced dramatically the only change is last two nights I've woken up with sore glands under the infected tooth but this subsides as the day doing on. Anyway, what I want to know is should I ring the dentist and ask for more antibiotics to do me until Friday? I'm a little paranoid that it I'll come back full force before Friday, I have never felt pain like it! My whole right jaw and teeth top and bottom have been agony until these antibiotics, the pain is still there but it's went from a 10/10 to 4/10 so bearable, let me know what you think. Thanks so much
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