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How many days should post root canal pain last?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Less than a week

Fully answered in prior answers to similar question.

In brief: Less than a week

Fully answered in prior answers to similar question.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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2 doctors agree

In brief: How infected was it?

If it hurts more when you bite down than when you don't bite down, you need to see your dentist or endodontist.
It may have a high filling. If it doesn't change, you may need an antibiotic or a different antibiotic. Pain normally subsides within a few days for even the most infected teeth.

In brief: How infected was it?

If it hurts more when you bite down than when you don't bite down, you need to see your dentist or endodontist.
It may have a high filling. If it doesn't change, you may need an antibiotic or a different antibiotic. Pain normally subsides within a few days for even the most infected teeth.
Dr. Stephen Carstensen
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 3-7

3-7 days. If longer, not normal.
Then see dentist who did root canal.

In brief: 3-7

3-7 days. If longer, not normal.
Then see dentist who did root canal.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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