Does penicillin help peridontal disease?

Answer Periodontal disease, or gingivitis, is an inflammation of the gums that can lead to an infection or abscess. Penicillin or other antibiotics are prescribed to treat the infection or abscess; it is ... Read More »

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What is peridontal disease?

Sometimes called gum disease or periodontitis, periodontal disease occurs when the tissue that protects and supports your teeth becomes infected. Approximately 8.5 percent of Americans age 20 to 64... Read More »

Is penicillin ok for a 5 year old?

Only a pediatrician is able to inform you if penicillin is indicated for your baby. Get used to avoid antibiotics whenever you can do it. Antibiotics require special attention on prescribing it, Y... Read More »

Who invented penicillin?

Penicillin was not invented, but it was discovered. In 1928, the Scottish research scientist Alexander Fleming left a bacteria-smeared culture plate in his lab. When he came back to it two weeks la... Read More »

How can you tell if you are allergic to penicillin?

You'll usually know it, because it'll be really hard to breath, and you'll have a cold sweat. Here is a site with some basic info:…If you are allergic, yo... Read More »