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I had a root canal 2 years ago and now that "tooth" is giving me severe pain. My gums are swollen and my face is swollen on one side. ?

I had a root canal 2 years ago and now that "tooth" is giving me severe pain. My gums are swollen and my face is swollen on one side. ?

Infection: Any tooth can get an infection, a root canal does not prevent that or make it more likely. Get seen today or call your doc or dentist. Any doc can start antibiotics and treat the pain until you can get seen by your dentist. If you have fever, trouble swallowing, rapidly increasing swelllng or redness of the cheek or face go to the ER. Gook luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Nishan Odabashian
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Facial Swelling (Definition)

Facial swelling is a clinical finding in which the skin or muscles around the face retains ...Read more


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What to do if one side of my face is swollen?

What to do if one side of my face is swollen?

See your dentist: Swelling is a sign of infection and needs addresses before infection spreads thruout your body. ...Read more

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My face is swollen beside my nose  on one side. I was fine last night. Only other symptom is a tender front tooth. How serious is this?

My face is swollen beside my nose  on one side. I was fine last night. Only other symptom is a tender front tooth. How serious is this?

Possible Abscess: The tender tooth needs to be evaluated. There's a very strong possibility there is an abscess, either from a necrotic nerve or periodontal issues. If so, it is serious. Need to see a dentist immediately since infections like this can travel quite quickly to other parts of your body. ...Read more

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boyfriend got into a fight and his face is swollen and around his eye as well on one side of his face (right) he is coughing up blood from mouth nose?

 boyfriend got into a fight and his face is swollen and around his eye as well on one side of his face (right) he is coughing up blood from mouth nose?

Facial Fractuures: He may have facial bone and dental fractures. Most likely a broken nose and eye socket or cheek bone. He may also have loose or broken teeth. He needs a physical exam and X-rays. If he has bone fractures, he will need surgery to prevent permanent deformity and disfigurement. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your left side of your face is swollen?

Many things: Without more information it's hard to know exactly what it means. The side of the face could mean a dental infection, an infection of the saliva gland, a skin infection, a benign growth as well as many other possibilities. If you are concerned about it then i would recommend seeing your primary care doctor or an ENT doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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The left side of my face is swollen. There is no pain or sensitivity and i'm not sick. What could this be?

The left side of my face is swollen. There is no pain or sensitivity  and i'm not sick. What could  this be?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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The left side of mt neck and face are swollen. How can I tell if my lymphnodes are swollen? And can they cause facial swelling? Lymphoma?

The left side of mt neck and face are swollen. How can I tell if my lymphnodes are swollen? And can they cause facial swelling? Lymphoma?

LN DDx: The differential diagnosis (ddx) or multiple possible causes of increased size of lymph nodes (ln) or lymphadenopathy is large. You should see a doctor to see if you have an infection. A cancer such as lymphoma is a possibility, but so are many other causes. ...Read more