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A 52-year-old female asked:

Had 2nd part of root canal done. getting chills temp99.3. could i have sepsis without my face swelling from tooth? i've been on z pack

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Unlikely: It would be unusual on antibiotics with minimal symptoms to have sepsis from a root canal. If it is bothering you have you dentist take a look at it. Could there be any other cause for your low grade fever?
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