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Gum Bleeding After Root Canal
That's strange: Bleeding from the gums is not common after a root canal, especially 3 weeks after. It could be an unrelated problem, but you should definitely return to your dentist to have it evaluated. Most bleeding gum problems are due to an irritation in the area like plaque accumulation or a rough filling. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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?
Some of my gums do bleed when I brush. Is there anything I can do about it? And also, can root canal be done on these tooth?
See your dentist: Healthy tissue (gums) do not bleed unless cut. You most likely have a gum infection which must be properly diagnosed and correct therapy prescribed. Nutrition plays a big role in gum health. Root canals... a completely different matter. Why would you be considering this? ...Read more
Is it normal for there to be a little bleeding after a root canal? At what point should I be concerned?
I have a large cavity in one of my molars. And I've already been referred to get a root canal. But it just started bleeding, what does it mean?
Be patient 7-10 days: During the root canal therapy a lot of collateral tissue (gums, nerves, muscles) damage is done. The swelling is a symptom of the affected tissue inflammation. Over the counter medications (Aleeve, Advil) for a few days will ameliorate the pain and swelling. If concerned? Call your dentist for post-op exploration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Root Canal: If the rct was uneventful then the sensitive gums are most probably due to recession of the tissue exposing root surface that can be very sensitive. If it feels like pressure is building up or the gum tissue under the rct tooth is sensitive to biting or touch then you need to see the treating dentist to evaluate the issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not routine ... : But few questions I have can get the answer u want ... 1) is the root canal done by endodontist/specialist? Because they, might have used "rubber dam " where sometimes the clamping is slipped on to the gum line causing pain aferwards.. And its transient. 2) did u have any fistula/abscess/history of periodontal problem prior to the root canal. Since that can also contribute to the issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer