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Gum swollen after root canal. Is this normal and how do I get the swelling down?

Gum swollen after root canal. Is this normal and how do I get the swelling down?

See the dentist: I would go back to see the dentist who performed the root canal. There may be an infection. The dentist can then best let you know how to manage this. ...Read more

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Gum Swelling (Definition)

There are many causes: gum disease, hormonal changes, medications, food impact ...Read more


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How do I treat a large swollen gum under my root canal?

Gingival abscess: A gum abscess usually requires treatment; otherwise it can worsen and result in the destruction of the surrounding tissue. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment ASAP. ...Read more

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Will gum swelling go down after root canal?

Will gum swelling go down after root canal?

Yes should : Gum abscess usually would go away after rootcanal..Time varies depending on severity of infection..Get it checked if doesnt go after few weeks of root canal and taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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Why is my gum swelling around one tooth after root canal?

Infection: How long ago was root canal done. If just a day or two after, than it may be a remnant of infection. Please contact dentist as he may need to open tooth to allow infection to drain or place you on antibiotics. ...Read more

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I had a root canal on #10. Tooth is still painful to touch and it wiggles. Gums red and swollen. What are typical courses of action for such a tooth?

I had a root canal on #10. Tooth is still painful to touch and it wiggles. Gums red and swollen. What are typical courses of action for such a tooth?

Not uncommon: It is normal to have some minor pain or discomfort after root canal treatment. However, if you have severe pain or pressure that lasts more than one week, contact your dentist or endodontist. ...Read more

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Mom had a root canal gums swollen a bump with pulse in it remain on gum why ?

Abscess or cyst: If the swelling is in the area that equates to the top of the root then it is probably a cyst or an abscess. The root canal may help to resolve this over time. If not then she will need an apicoectomy if she still wants to save the tooth. ...Read more

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Had a root canal over a year ago and i noticed my gums and cheek is swollen with a lump in my cheek but no pain what so ever. What could this be?

Failed Root Canal: This is unfortunately a possibility with any tooth and any root canal. The treatment option is removing the previous root canal and repeating the process. This is often best carried out by a specialist endodontist. ...Read more

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I had a root canal 2 years ago and now that "tooth" is giving me severe pain. My gums are swollen and my face is swollen on one side. ?

I had a root canal 2 years ago and now that "tooth" is giving me severe pain. My gums are swollen and my face is swollen on one side. ?

Infection: Any tooth can get an infection, a root canal does not prevent that or make it more likely. Get seen today or call your doc or dentist. Any doc can start antibiotics and treat the pain until you can get seen by your dentist. If you have fever, trouble swallowing, rapidly increasing swelllng or redness of the cheek or face go to the ER. Gook luck! ...Read more

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