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Why do I have pain from the root canal through the gum to half of the head even after taking medicines like diclo and clindamycin ?

pain from the root canal through the gum to half of the head (severe half headache ) hi, I m 31, 1.8m height and 85kg weight ,but my problem is I use to have half headache especially at don time then I will see blood oozing from my gum . I went in for an x-ray but the dentist told me that ,the problem I am facing is not my teeth but gum so I was given an antibiotic(amoxycilin for 7 days . Exacty one year, I started experiencing that problem again (severe half headache) I visited my dentist and he gave me diclo and clindamycin , please I need your advice and help. My email is
Asked On : Mon, 11 Jul 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
You have Gingivitis which is an inflammation of the gums. Bleeding from the gums is the first sign of it. You should get a scaling of your teeth done once in 6 months and follow proper oral hygiene instructions. A periodontal flap surgery would be required if periodontitis has occurred. Flossing of your teeth should be done once a day to improve the health of your gums. A chlorhexidine mouth wash could be used twice daily for 3 weeks and the instruction to use should be followed properly.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
It sees that you might have pyorrhea and clindamycin given will work.
After some healing you go for dental treatment like tartered teeth,carious teeth.
Do antibiotic gargle,apply gum paint and keep proper oral hygiene.
Take vitamin C and multi vitamin supplements.
Ok and bye.
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