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Throbbing pain after root canal normal? No prior pain before procedure or after 1st session. Only after 2nd session discomfort 2 days. What to do?

Throbbing pain after root canal normal? No prior pain before procedure or after 1st session. Only after 2nd session discomfort 2 days. What to do?

Inflammation ?: After the second visit, the bone at the tip of the tooth may have become inflamed. There is also a very small chance there is a minor infection. Have your dentist evaluate the tooth. ...Read more

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Pain after root canal retreatment normal?

Pain after root canal retreatment normal?

Yes and No: You probably had you mouth open for quite a while and your muscle is sore. Your gum may be irritated from the clamp. The disinfectant used to clean the root canal can irritate as well. If you don't feel better after 2 days call your doctor (or sooner if you're concerned). Meanwhile, take whatever you dentist prescribed or Ibuprofen 600mg every 6 hours. You should not be in extreme pain, howeve. ...Read more

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I have severe pain after root canal/crown, how normal is this?

It is normal: During the root canal therapy and crown preparation a lot of collateral tissue (gums, nerves, muscles) damage is done. The pain is a symptom of the affected tissue inflammation. Over the counter medications (aleeve, advil) for a few days will ameliorate the pain their anti-inflammatory effect. If concerned? Call your dentist for post-op exploration. ...Read more

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Severe migraine after root canal, normal?

Severe migraine after root canal, normal?

Possible: If your mouth was opened for a long time and your jaw and muscles for chewing where stressed, you can get a muscle spasm in head that can give you a wicked headache. Take something and if no better, check in with your doc. ...Read more

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I swelling in gums after root canal normal?

I swelling in gums after root canal normal?

Yes: Anything may be normal after rc, pain, some swelling, etc, etc. Wait some days, it should be fine. ...Read more

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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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How normal would it be for my root canal to still hurt?

Yes...: I would discuss this with your dentist. There are ways this can be managed with either antibiotics or non-steroidals. Perhaps the bite needs to be adjusted. Perhaps the tooth simply needs more time to heal. Your dentist can assist in determining what is the best course of action. ...Read more

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How long is it normal for an uncrowned root canal last for?

Unknown: I hope you mean that you have a permanent filling but no crown. A temporary filling will not last forever and a temporary filling will eventually dissolve and risk infection or tooth fracture. Molar teeth should have a crown, but front teeth may only need a permanent filling. ...Read more

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