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nerve pain after root canal

A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Possible: If infection had spread into the bone surrounding the tooth, inflammation could cause pain. Symptoms should diminish gradually, a little less every d ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Other nerves: You've got nerves in the tissues surrounding your teeth... these nerves can be inflamed resulting in your discomfort. NSAIDs should help decrease your ... Read More
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Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience Dentistry
Not unusual: The dental nerve is just one source of tooth pain. Inflammation around the root caused by infection is another possible source of discomfort. Talk ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon: Hard to know what the "white spot" is without seeing the xray. See the endodonitist about persistent pain after root canal. See an oral surgeon about ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See Endodontist: to diagnose the problem before the pain becomes severe due to the development of a root canal infection. Endodontists are dentists who specialize in r ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Immediate treatment: Pain probably due to infected (abscessed) tooth. Please have root canal Rx done ASAP, before infection spreads further. Blue lesion may be bruise fr ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Inflammation: The gum tissue around that tooth may be inflamed. Flossing should keep it clean and eventually alleviate the sensitivity. Brush twice a day, too.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
36 years experience Pain Management
Yes: There is no know direct correlation between trigeminal neuralgia and dental pain.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Williams
46 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Possible but Rare: Root canals are severing of neural tissue. Trigeminal neuralgia involves neural tissues of the fifth nerve gone bad, sending unwanted feedback of pain ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflammed or infecte: Also may mean sensitivity to heat or cold, which is indicative of a possible root canal problem.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Kim
26 years experience Dentistry
3 options: 1. Fix it 2. Pull it or 3. Live with the pain unfortunately, a root canal is the only treatment option allowing you to keep the tooth (painlessl ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Lavigne
44 years experience Dentistry
Varies: many root canals can be completed in one visit. When there is swelling usually the root is not sealed until the infection has subsided

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