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Can Bacteria In Unfinished Root Canal Cause Seizure
Can a root canal cause a seizure and alter one's perception. I've been having issues for over a year now and it is affecting my entire body?
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
Yes...: If the bacteria in your mouth gets into your bloodstream, you can end up with sepsis. This may not happen but it is a possibility so follow up with your dentist asap. Call your doctor or go to the er if you develop symptoms of infection like fever, chills, malaise, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a root canal done and within a year or so it's infected with bacteria. What could cause this? Is this dangerous?
Possible perio prob: If the root canal therapy was performed correctly, and there is not a fracture, recurrent decay, or untreated accessory or lateral canals, one possible cause could be a periodontal problem. Some infections of teeth can be a combined endodontic and periodontal problem. Any infection in the mouth has the potential for more severe problems and should be evaluated and treated. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Technically yes: Although extremely rare, most any infection can spread to other organs via your bloodstream. If you have unfinished dental treatment, then finish it. Chances are you will not have an infection spread to your brain, but that you will loose the tooth if you do not complete your care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Root canal lasted 31 years. Updated to a crown a year ago. Now tooth under crown has decay. What are odds decay was resorption vs. Bacteria introduced?
I had 2tooth not infected but root canal to support my fixed bridge.after 2 months still painful my dentist said it might be bacteria.What wil i do?
How long after root canal infection will jaw bone build back up? Had retreat, xrays showed some bone gone due to bacteria. Dentist:it will grow back.
Are root canals safe?heard that bacteria can get trapped and cause very bad things within the body.holistic dentist said better to pull tooth!
Root canals: leave dead tissue in the body. Some folks are able to tolerate that w/no problem at all while others can't. The topic is controversial. If you are not prone to illness and infection you may be able to tolerate root canal but otherwise it may be best to get rid of the tooth. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've read root canals aren't safe, because the canals can never be totally sterilized causing bacteria to stay in the root and can spread. True or no?
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