I started having pain in #2 two weeks ago. I was diagnosed with an abscessed tooth, and had to have a root canal. I was on antibitoics for 4 days prior to the root canal. After opening the tooth, it was found to still have quite a bit of infection in it. They left the tooth open to drain, and switched my antibiotic. After a day or two the pain disappeared completely. I went in the following week to complete the root canal. It was finished Feb 15. I started having pain again on the 17th. The pain is not actually the tooth - no pain when I chew or press on it - it seem to be in the jawbone. I'm having temp sensitivity also, which causes a throbbing pain. It is still controllable with OTC meds. Is this type of pain normal after a severe infection/root canal, or should I go back and have my tooth re-checked? Thanks!
I HAD THE FIRST PART OF A ROOT CANAL ON TOOTH #3 MARCH 17,2006. THERE WAS NOT REALLY ANY PAIN RIGHT AFTER, BUT NOW IT IS REALLY SEVERE. I HAVE MY NEXT APPOINTMENT ON WED. BUT I DON'T KNOW IF I CAN WAIT THAT LONG. IS THERE SOMETHING I CAN TAKE OVER THE COUNTER UNTIL I CAN GET IN? I'VE BEEN TAKING MOTRIN.
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