A 37-year-old female asked:
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i got a root canal done years ago. the temporary filling fell out and never got replaced. now i have infection. i am on amoxicillin. its day 3 and my tooth still hurts. when will the pain go away?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Need treatment: You have an infection and no telling what shape your tooth is in after being ignored for so long. You need to see a dentist asap. The antibiotic alone will not cure your infection. You need treatment. Your dentist can give you your options for treating this problem.
Answered on Nov 29, 2014
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