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Can root canals cause swollen lymph glands in the neck?

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2015-07-15 18:36:15
2015-07-15 18:36:15

Infections caused by decayed teeth and neucrotic tissue in the tooth cause the swollen lymph glands. Internal inflammation of the surround tissue will cause facial swelling which may last 7-10days.

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