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Root canal pain
I had a root canal to treat pus causing tooth decay and excessive pain last night. The dr. Has prescribed antibiotics n painkillers after root canal and will do the caping part after few days. I have heard that after root canal there is no pain in the infected teeth but I'm still having sensitivity n lil pain in that teeth n surrounding area. Is it normal? My next visit is after holi. Please guide is it ok to have pain after root canaling
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Hello, It's normal to have mild pain and sensitivity after root canal. If the pain is unbearable or swelling something like that happens please visit doctor immediately.
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Yes , ma'am, it's causes pain sometimes if the preoperative pain was there or if the condition is chronic( I. E of long duration ) may cause pain in the treated tooth.
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Take prescribed medicine as advised by the dentist &Gargle with lukewarm salt water after every meals to maintain oral hygiene.
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Don't chew from that side till tooth cap is being placed on it.
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Hi, A little pain is normal and will subside.If the intensity of pain keeps increasing then it could be something to worry about and consult your dentist.As for upcoming Holi weekend in case pain flares up take over the counter pain killers like ibuprofen.
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