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Have sharp shooting point on my lower row of teeth when the pain comes just randomly hot or cold doesnt bring the pain on would i need a root canal ?

Have sharp shooting point on my lower row of teeth when the pain comes just randomly hot or cold doesnt bring the pain on would i need a root canal ?

Perhaps: First the cause of the pain would have to be determined. If infected tooth, probably. If fractured tooth root, probably not. Etc. You need to be examined to determine the source of your pain and then the appropriate treatment. The sooner this is addressed, the less complex (expensive) the "fix." Please call Dentist now. ...Read more

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I have a vague/blunt shooting pain inside my vagina (birth canal area) i can only feel it up the left wall, its really annoying?

I have a vague/blunt shooting pain inside my vagina (birth canal area) i can only feel it up the left wall, its really annoying?

Non-specific: You need an exam with a doctor to answer this, the complaint is too non-specific and could be most anything. No cause to worry though, hope this helps. ...Read more

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Will antibiotics help pain after root canal?

Will antibiotics help pain after root canal?

Root canal: Some pain is common after a root canal . If there is an active infection an antibiotic can help you heal. See the dentist that did the root canal about your pain and they will be the best one to answer your question. ...Read more

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White gums and pain after root canal, what is this?

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 more

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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 pain after root canal. How long can it last if i'm on medication?

Severe pain after root canal. How long can it last if i'm on medication?

2 days: The root canal pain should be gone within the first 2 days, if not immediately. Consider consulting an endodontist for an evaluation if your root canal continues to be painful after 2 days. ...Read more

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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?

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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