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A 21-year-old male asked:

had infection previous to root canal, and things are getting a lot better. i have a bit of swelling, would exercise help recover? (running)

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Follow instructions: Many dental procedures allow exercise within several hours after the treatment. If you are following your dentist's instructions regarding exercise and recovery time, your mouth and tooth should heal properly. Take care.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Root canal: If you are still having swelling after a root canal it means the infection has not healed yet. Go back to your dentist for follow up. Running will not speed up the healing process butkeeponyour routine for good health.

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Last updated May 1, 2015

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