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Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?

Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?

Infections: The infections in the sinuses or the just finished root canal treatment either still there or did not go away completely , consult your doctor for treatment. Swollen lymph nodes are indicative of infections in the areas they drain.. ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Side Effect (Definition)

In medicine, a side effect is an effect, whether therapeutic or adverse, that is secondary to the one intended; although the term is predominantly employed to describe adverse effects, it can also apply to beneficial, but unintended, consequences of the ...Read more


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Is it normal for the side of your face to swell up the day after your root canal is retreated?

Is it normal for the side of your face to swell up the day after your root canal is retreated?

It can happen: You may be experiencing what's called a flare-up. It happens up to 13% of the time following root canal. They are more common with retreatment root canals and teeth that have larger areas of inflammation around the root tip. There can be an exaggerated immune response to debris or bacteria at the root tip. You may require further cleaning of the root canal or an antibiotic if you are febrile. ...Read more

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Just had a root canal yesterday on my bottom lower left side is paining. That tooth feels better now but what can I do?

Just had a root canal yesterday on my bottom lower left side is paining. That tooth feels better now but what can I do?

Ibuprofen: 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 3 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 though. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I had a root canal in january. but can feel a pulse in the tooth. it is the top right side. second from the back.?

What do you recommend if I had a root canal in january. but can feel a pulse in the tooth. it is the top right side. second from the back.?

See Endodontist: Endodontists are dentists who specialize in saving teeth, and have at least 2-3 years of advanced training in root canals. They are experts at diagnosing tooth pain and use advanced special equipment to treat patients efficiently and comfortably. ...Read more

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Had root canal done a month ago. Still having pain on one side of tooth. Haven't got permanent filling yet or crown. What could be going on?

See DDS: Go back to the dentist that performed the root canal therapy to make sure that the tooth has not fractured, that additional canals are not evident or that an periodontal or endodontic abscess is evident prior to the fabrication of the crown. If all ok, do not wait to have the permanent restoration to avoid additional problems. If still symptomatic, a consultation with a specialist may be advised. ...Read more

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2 days ago i had a root canal on one of my right upper molars and now I have pain on the left side and ear.. Could it be related or something else?

2 days ago i had a root canal on one of my right upper molars and now I have pain on the left side and ear.. Could it be related or something else?

Sinus infection: can lead to tooth pain which migrates from one tooth to another which crosses anatomical boundaries such as from the right side to the left side and the ear. See your PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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About 6 mnths ago one molar cracked and formed a hole..painless at first not when it reacts to cold my entire left side throbs..cavity or root canal?

About 6 mnths ago one molar cracked and formed a hole..painless at first not when it reacts to cold my entire left side throbs..cavity or root canal?

Hopefully....: .... you will be able to save the tooth. Over the past six months the tooth has continually decayed, and together with the fracture it may now be hopeless. Please see a dentist to have it evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I woke up yesterday morning with my front right tooth hurting to the touch. Not sensitive. Just had root canal on wisdom tooth on that side. relation?

I woke up yesterday morning with my front right tooth hurting to the touch. Not sensitive. Just had root canal on wisdom tooth on that side. relation?

Sensitive tooth: The sensitivity in your front tooth may be from clenching or grinding during the night or it may be from another problem in your tooth. Your general dentist can check this and determine exactly what is causing and how to best treat your sensitivity. ...Read more

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