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Is it normal to have infection after root canal treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Jan-2014
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hello Dr...
User:XXXX XXXXXXX .this side..
User:I have got my tooth Root canaled 3 yrs ego...
Doctor:Yes, XXXX... How may I help you today?
User:But now again it got infacted..
User:I visited to my dentist he removed all the fillings from the tooth and treated the infaction...
User:but now he is asking me the extract the tooth as it may get infaction again...
User:Now, he did some temp. filling with cotton..
User:and I am not able to chew from that side..
Doctor:If the infection has spread down deep down below the tooth pulp, then dentist recommend to extract the tooth.
Doctor:That being said, I am general physician with little expertise on dental subjects
Doctor:if you need a second opinion, I suggest you
Doctor:post your concern in a form of question on Ask a Doctor / ask a specialist
Doctor:One of this features should be available on your home page
Doctor:You can discuss with a dentist about this concern better than discussing with me.
User:can I chat with the dentist now..
Doctor:Hope you understand.
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:not now...
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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