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A 29-year-old male asked:

Did a root canal about a week ago. was supposed to go back for round 2 of treatment on thursday but could not go as i had the flu. nou it feels like i have an abcess on that tooth. any home remedies until i can get to the dentist?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Dental problem: Actually if you have severe pain or signs of infection - would call dentists offic. They usually have a way to get through to the dentist for emergencies.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
No: There are no successful remedies for infection. Call your Dentist.See if he/she can get you in sooner.

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Last updated Jul 9, 2020

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