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A 50-year-old female asked:

Had root canal 2 weeks ago. i go back this week to finish. my balance has been off, my ears feel clogged and sinuses hurt.could it be from root canal?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 52 years experience
Sounds like: a sinus infection. Check with your ENT physician.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Questions: We're the RC treated teeth upper back molars? If not, that answer is no, and cause may be as simple as sinus infection, and your Physician or an ENT should be consulted. If upper molar had RC treatment there is extremely slight chance of sinus membrane perforation, in which case see the treating Dentist or Specialist Endodontist.
Last updated Dec 4, 2016

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