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how long can i wait before having a retreatment done on a root canel with a infection

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Dr. Mazin Kizy
22 years experience Dentistry
Around 6 months: It normally takes about 6 months for the bone to grow back. You will need to see your dentist to confirm.
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Dr. Truit Prosper
35 years experience Dentistry
Bone regrows: With retreatment the rootcanal success is approx. 70%. The bone can regenerate in approx. 8 weeks.
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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
41 years experience General Practice
Yes: Yes. After all of the infection is gone the bone will grow back. This may take several months.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Infected tooth: It is hard to believe that you could have an infected tooth for so many years without severe symptoms. An untreated infection of a tooth can lead to ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Continued Infection: The bone will continue to break down, the infection will continue to spread, and you most likely will lose the tooth. Ignore your teeth and they'll g ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
24 years experience Radiology
Hard to understand: It is difficult to understand the connection between a salivary gland infection and a brain mri, unless your doctor wants an MRI to specifically look ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
2 suggestions: 1. Seek treatment sooner. If your Dentist cannot see you perhaps referral to a root canal specialist, an Endodontists, is in order. 2. Ask for ref ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to be pbm: This should have little or no effect on these studies. Go ahead with the schedule you have.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Why not: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you find yourself taking over the counter meds repeatedly, you may not have a yeast infection, or you may have a combo of yeast and bacteria- see y ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
yeast: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Symptoms gone: Once the itching and irritation of a yeast infection are gone it is fine to have sex again. You can actually have sex while you still have a yeast in ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Symptoms gone: Once the itching and irritation of a yeast infection are gone it is fine to have sex again. You can actually have sex while you still have a yeast in ... Read More

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