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I had a root canal done this morning and now my head is killing me and so is my tooth. Is this normal?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
8 doctors agree

In brief: Not normal

But not unheard of.
May be reaction to the anesthetic, or an infection problem, or one of many other reasons. Did treating General Dentist or specialist Endodontists give you post-treatment instructions such as cold compresses, antibiotics, analgesics, etc? If so, follow them to the letter. If you are concerned, call your practitioner and report your problems.

In brief: Not normal

But not unheard of.
May be reaction to the anesthetic, or an infection problem, or one of many other reasons. Did treating General Dentist or specialist Endodontists give you post-treatment instructions such as cold compresses, antibiotics, analgesics, etc? If so, follow them to the letter. If you are concerned, call your practitioner and report your problems.
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Not usually

But also not unheard of. Call your endodontist for guidance.

In brief: Not usually

But also not unheard of. Call your endodontist for guidance.
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