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Pain In Gum After Root Canal
No: Root canals performed by well trained endodontists have patients which may experience pain after a week. Have it reevaluated. Fractures may sometimes be present but undetected. Additionally there may be additional canals present which are difficult to detect. A cbct scan can aid in determining whether or not these issues are present. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It's ok: When doing a root canal, your dentist places a clamp around your teeth, and sometimes this creates some gum pain for a few days after treatment. They also use some irrigation solutions that can cause the tissue to turn white. It is a temporary condition, and should soon resolve. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call your dentist, and they can coach you more. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just had root canal and then a bridge on top of that. The pain is still there after a week and my gums surrounding the bridge are white. What should I do?
I was in pain after i was almost finished with the sittings for my root canal. One morning, the pain went away. Now, i havea big red lump on my gum and it throbs from time to time.What should I do?
Will face pressure and random gum pain subside after having a crown adjusted? The tooth already had a root canal. Why is there sinus like pressure?
Ali had a tooth removed 3 days ago after the tooth fractured from a root canal. I still have pain in my gums and jaw. Is that normal?
Yes: You can expect to have some post operative pain for 7-10 days post an ext.. But the pain should be manageable first few days with meds that control moderate levels of pain, tylenol #3, but after the third day, over the counter meds like extra strength tylenol 500mg should be enough. If after a week, you are still having pain, or if the pain is severe, see your dentist for a possible dry socket. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a root canal 5 days ago. 2 days after I had a pea lump in the gum, no pain but some swelling. Dentist called in Clindamycin. Will this help?
Had terrible toothache in upper left tooth. Pain went away after three days. X-rays-no root canal needed. Gums sore and cheek puffy. Root canal needed?
Probably: Radiographs are not a crystal ball... they don't disclose everything. Did your dentist check to see if the tooth was vital (alive)? Swelling may be from a periodontal issue, so yes, in that case root canal may not be needed. More info necessary to make a proper diagnosis. Have your dentist re-examine you or refer you to an endodontist if s/he can't determine the cause of your swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 2 more doctor answers
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