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Failed Root Canal
Unlikely: If you think you have meningitis, go to a hospital emergency department right away! Meningitis is a potentially fatal condition. It is very unlikely there is any connection between your root canal tooth and meningitis. There are many, many causes for headaches. Let your doctors find out what they are. ...Read more
3 days after failed root canal extraction (tooth #30), discomfort persists, socket is not dry. Why is it filled with gray/green salty tasting matter?
Post op socket: Some discomfort is to be expected. Unfortunately, we would have to actually examine you in order to determine the state of health and healing in that area. Why don't you call the dentist who extracted the tooth to discuss this issue and then follow up on healing? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any suggestions for incision and drainage for absess tooth following a failed root canal?
I had oral surgery yesterday. I had a failed root canal. My cheek is swollen. What can I do for the swelling that is a natural way.
I have recently lost a tooth to a failed root canal-mandibular second molar.Carl E Misch doesn't recommend replacing second molars,should I follow him?
Not necessarily: If you have an opposing upper 2nd molar that is in healthy condition, I would recommend replacing the tooth. If not replaced the upper tooth will eventually drop down and could interfere with your bite. If there is no opposing tooth there would be no need to replace it ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What r symptoms of failed root canal had one last monday still hot cold pressure sensative throbbing pain gum pain should I go back to dentist?
Yes: First of all, if you are still in pain you should call the dentist, explain the problem ; ask to be seen. Having said that, if the rct was completed, you should not feel any hot or cold sensitivity. Sensitivity to pressure might be alleviated with a simple bite adjustment. Your symptoms might be related to other adjacent teeth as well. If your dentist cannot resolve the problem, get a 2nd opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer