• Vicodin
  • Amoxicillin

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1.2.2010

Last week I started not feeling so great. I thought my gums were irritated but as the pain got worse I realized something else was going on. Finally it got to the "shoot myself" stage so I went and got it checked.

Dental abscess. ouch ouch ouch is all I can say.

So for the past few days I have been on antibiotics which upset my stomach and Vicodin which makes me feel better but itchy all over. I can't win.

Not a pleasant experience at all!

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  1. Chris Lemmen (PIL Photo) 64 months ago | reply

    Yikes! I can relate. I've had the same thing before and I know what the 'shoot myself' stage is.

    Try rinsing with warm water and a teaspoon of salt in it. It helped mine heal a bit quicker.

    Hope you feel better soon.

  2. :Elizabeth: 64 months ago | reply

    That's a whole lotta ouchy. Painful reason for a cool subject. Hope your feeling some relief soon. : (

  3. dougKlesch 64 months ago | reply

    Bummer about the pain - but very cool shot! Love the colors and the material (foil?) of the background.

  4. kreuzberg365 64 months ago | reply

    Hope you feel better soon :)

    Look on the bright side though, atleast it gave you something cool to shoot...

  5. PepOmint 64 months ago | reply

    It is feeling better..but it still twinges every so often. Thanks for the well wishes!

  6. Mary StarMagic - 64 months ago | reply

    not fun :-( Hope it gets better soon.
    nice capture of the pills, is that your reflector that they are on?

  7. PepOmint 64 months ago | reply

    LOL nope..it's a piece of tin foil...I baked brownies for my son who was visiting today and when I was packing my pill dispenser they were on the foil I had laid out for the brownies :)

  8. Stella Blu 64 months ago | reply

    Hope you feel better soon :-)

  9. PepOmint 64 months ago | reply

    Thanks! I am feeling ok for the most part..but am trying not to take any more pain meds..i'm tired of itching ;) lol

  10. Techy Girl 64 months ago | reply

    Oh no!!! Hope you're feeling better! I got one of those a couple of years back...somehow my wisdom tooth caused an infection which led to the abscess..yuck!

    Btw I like the metallic/foil paper thingy underneath :)

  11. michellephoto365 64 months ago | reply

    Feel better. I like the fabric underneath.

  12. Tuesday Today 64 months ago | reply

    I hope you are feeling better soon!!

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  14. eeicenbice 64 months ago | reply

    so sorry :( hope you feel better soon.

  15. Carp71 [deleted] 64 months ago | reply

    good 'dope' shot!! Wishing you a soon recovery!

  16. Stoneview 64 months ago | reply

    Ditto on the salt water and sometimes yogurt helps the stomach ache (I like Stonyfield which has the largest variety of cultures).

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  18. Flyhigh369 13 months ago | reply

    Even medicines can look nice.

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