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Why is the enamel cap hurting with puss formation in it ?

I had a root canal done on my front tooth about 5 years ago. It has an enamel cap on it. It has 3 puss pockets over it and hurts. What could be wrong with it? I am 73 years old, 6 3 tall. I am currently taking an antibiotic. Bill
Asked On : Mon, 13 Jun 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
It looks like the root canal treated tooth is infected. A retreatment of the tooth is required which will hep in resolving the infection. Antibiotic will temporarily remove the infection but it will reappear if the treatment is not done
Answered: Sat, 20 Aug 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
it hurt mean there is infection or displacement of cap and it is not in proper site
u need to consult dentist as early as possible as it may damage ur teeth
avoid sweet food
it is okay to take antibiotic
Answered: Mon, 13 Jun 2011
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