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yesterday i had a root canal on my left bottom molar. i now have swelling and bleeding of the gum next to my left top molar. could this be infected?

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Dr. Michael Green
9 years experience Dentistry
X-ray needed!: Please go get an x-ray of that upper left tooth! i would assume that tooth is also infected but is unrelated to the other toothache.
Answered on Dec 16, 2014
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It might be. And it needs to be evaluated. It is not related to your lower tooth.
Answered on Oct 19, 2016
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Coincidental: Unrelated to Rx in lower jaw. Yes, may be infected, but not related to the Rx you just had accomplished. Please return to your Dentist to have the area evaluated.
Answered on May 24, 2017

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