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Have discharge from teeth causing stomach upset. Had root canal and apicoectomy done. Cause?

My mom is currently having a discharge on the upper two front teeth that tastes bitter and causes stomach upset. She had a root canal and then a apicoectomy and now this. She is also having severe drymouth. We have been to 3 dentist and her GP and no one can find anything wrong. She has lost 13 lbs since January and can t sleep. Any idea what could be causing this?
Asked On : Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for posting your query,
If the pain after root canal is intense, this could be a sign of complications and possibly of a root canal failure
The existing inflammation of the periodontal ligaments around the root tips of the infected tooth is the most common cause of tooth pain after root canal treatment.
A new abscess may be formed as a result of a bone infection due to bacteria that were forced beyond the tip of the root prior or during the endodontic procedure infecting the jaw bone.
If there are signs of infection antibiotics will be prescribed. If an abscess is formed, post root canal pain can be relieved temporarily by providing drainage, but the treatment will more probably have to be repeated
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful
Answered: Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response
thanks for writing in.
The discharge from the root canal treated teeth may be due to-

the procedure has completed prior to the complete drainage of abscess.
The infection has spread into the adjacent teeth also.

Radiological examination of periapical area,will reveal the situation.

i would suggest you to visit a dentist and get further treatment if required.

Since you have got dry mouth,chance of getting decayed teeth is high.
Take plenty of fluids and keep yourself nourished.
take care
Answered: Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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