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Is it normal to have pain after a root canal..?

Is it normal to have pain after a root canal..?

Yes.. but: It is not uncommon and should subside with time. If not, call your dentist to have the tooth evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a root canal to hurt afterwards?

Is it normal for a root canal to hurt afterwards?

Root canal: Yes, especially if you had pain and swelling preoperatively (before your RCT). Your doctor should give you pain meds to help with this. If you continue to experience pain beyond 72 hours post treatment that is not improving, I would atleast call your doctor and let them know so they can be in the loop. ...Read more

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Is it normal after root canal to have drainage?

Is it normal after root canal to have drainage?

Infection: There can be some drainage if there is an active infection. You should be taking an antibiotic for the infection. Call the dentist or endodontist who did the root canal to answer this question for your case. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pain from a root canal 3 days after it has been done? Pain that is throbbing.

Is it normal to have pain from a root canal 3 days after it has been done? Pain that is throbbing.

It happens...: Not sure if you had pain before root canal therapy was started.. your post did not say. Your post also did not say if you are taking antibiotics or anti-inflammatory meds. Without this info, it's tough to advise you on anything other than calling your dentist for a re-evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a toothache after root canal- is this normal?

I have a toothache after root canal- is this normal?

Only if: You just had it done, or the tooth was badly infected before the riot canal treatment, other than that you need to have it checked by your dentist. ...Read more

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I had a root canal two days ago on a molar. Is it normal to still feel that pain after the root canal?

I had a root canal two days ago on a molar. Is it normal to still feel that pain after the root canal?

Yes, but report: Root canal therapy is like the tooth receiving a gut surgery: all nerves and blood inside are cleaned and sterilized. There are still nerves right underneath the molar that needs to heal. This is the nerve that connects the brain and the tooth, so during this nerve's healing your brain will be receiving some pain signal. Do report this to your dentist, however, as it is good info to check healing. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have my tooth hurt after a pulpotomy?

Is it normal to have my tooth hurt after a pulpotomy?

Yes for a short time: It is normal to feel some pain for a few days after a pulpotomy. If pain persists or is very severe you should return to your dentist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have facial swelling 2 days after a root canal?

Is it normal to have facial swelling 2 days after a root canal?

No: Regardless of what stage of treatment you are at, any level of swelling is not "normal". Whether you are not on antibiotics or not, it would be best to contact your treating dentist for specific professional advise with your condition. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have aching jaw pain after a filling?

Jaw pain and filling: Some patients are predisposed to jaw pain after dental appointments. This discomfort is likely from holding the mouth open for a prolonged period of time. The pain may come from the jaw joint (TMJ) or from the jaw muscles you may ask your dentist to periodically allow you to rest your jaw by closing during the course of the dental treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a tooth to be hurting and throbbing after a root canal? Root canal was done this past week, tooth is now hurting and throbbing.

Dr. : Dr. Funari has given you most of the possibilities. I would still suggest a call to your dentist to evaluate your discomfort and direct you as to what to do to manage your pain. ...Read more

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Is it normal for lip to be swollen after root canal?

Is it normal for lip to be swollen after root canal?

NO: That is indicative of an infection. See your dentist and make sure he knows about your situation. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your lip to feel numb after a root canal?

Is it normal for your lip to feel numb after a root canal?

Root canal ;numbness: It is not normal for your lip to be numb following root canal treatment. You should return to the dentist to be evaluated. There could be several reasons why your lip would be numb, however you should really let a dentist evaluate it. ...Read more

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I just had a root canal done and a temporary crown. I have some pain when I bite. Is this normal? I had horrible pain prior to the root canal.

Sure: sure it is normal but no worries because most likely the temp crown is a little high in your bite and you just need a simple bite adjustment on that temp crown ...Read more

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How normal is it to feel pain after a tooth extraction?

How normal is it to feel pain after a tooth extraction?

Normal & Varies: Depending on the type of extraction, the surgeons style and expertise and the patient, post surgery pain varies dramatically. Whatever you feel is real for you and your dentist can help you if there is a need for pain medication, medication for infection or swelling. Arnica is a good holistic over the counter aid. ...Read more

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How common is it to have pain in a tooth after a filling?

How common is it to have pain in a tooth after a filling?

Yup: Depends on how deep the cavity was and how close the restoration is to the nerve of the tooth. It usually passes rather quickly. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have extra saliva after root canal therapy?

Yes: Any time that work is being done in the oral cavity there can be an increase in salivary flow. Not to worry. ...Read more

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