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Pain after root canal treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Dental Health
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
how can I help you/
User :   Hey! I had a question about dentistry. Can you help with that?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Whats your age and gender?
User :   Alright, so I had a root canal yesterday..
User :   oh, im a 25 y/o white female
User :   The dentist cleared/got the nerve in the 3 canals
User :   so afterwards (and ive had many root canals before) I was in SEVERE pain up until i called them this morning
Doctor :   ok
User :   I went in and turns out i actually have FOUR canals, so he got in the fourth(again, very painful)
User :   its was then that a piece of his dental tool broke off inside the canal and after an hour he was still unable to remove it
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
you can take a painkiller
User :   not Im not going to be able to get into the oral surgeon until the 16th
User :   well yes of course
User :   are you an actual doctor/dentist?
User :   im just wanting to know any long term repercussions this may lead to
User :   or how time sensitive this really is
Doctor :   i am a doctor
Doctor :  
Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply

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