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dozzi posted:
Have an abcess on my gums went to the oral surgeon he took care of it thought it was ok but no it is still infected haven't call the doctor yet doing it this week I guess I can't fight this infection don't know what to expect now:(
mommawithlupus87 responded:
did they give you antibiotics before your surgery ?
dozzi replied to mommawithlupus87's response:
no after went for post surgery doc said looked fine but a day or 2 after it looked like it was starting all over again
mommawithlupus87 replied to dozzi's response:
thats suprising that they did not have you on them b4 knowing you have lupus and being in your mouth ( very germy ) did they give you after care instructions ?
dozzi replied to mommawithlupus87's response:
Yes I went back he said he didn't see anything as to any oozing from the area but I did tell him it is stilll doing it he gave me more antibiotics seeing him again friday I think he has to do the whole process again if that dosen't work he said the 2 crowns will have to be pulled in front that is where the problem is coming from he said can't afford new crowns really worried about it

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