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No that is not normal. I had a root canal done and it did not hurt at all. Call your dentist and see what he can do for you. Good luck and God Bless:)

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Q: Is it normal for pain and swelling to persist for a week after having a root canal?
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Is it normal to have swelling in the face and gum 4 days after a root canal procedure?

The root canal is a dental procedure which is used to repair damaged teeth. Sometimes it takes a few days for recovery, but if you are having serious pain or swelling after root canal treatment, then contact your dentist as soon as possible to schedule next appointment.

Can a normal person fall asleep during a root-canal?

I did! But, then, I'm not "normal". -- SabrinaSingularity.

How do you reduce swelling after a root canal?

I think you would put ice on it

Why is your cheek swollen after a root canal?

The area got irritated due to the root canal. Swelling is a natural response to the irritation. It is annoying to have cheek swelling. I just had a root canal done and absolutely disgusted w/the experience. I've been doing a lot of research and it says the swelling varies person to person but can last up to a week. However, make sure you have a follow up appt within a month to recheck area.

Is earwax normal?

It is normal for the ear canal to have some yellowish-brown earwax

Is it normal for a penis to enter the cervix's or the cervical canal?


How does a normal myelogram read?

A normal myelogram shows nerves that appear normal, and a spinal canal of normal width, with no areas of constriction or obstruction.

How can people go deaf?

The bursting of the eardrum, or swelling of the ear canal. These can be caused by infection within the ear canal, overexposure to loud sounds, or sustaining impact directly to the outer ear.

What does a normal myelogram show?

A normal myelogram would show a spinal canal of normal width, with no areas of constriction or obstruction

Will ice help a tooth absess?

yes it will reduce swelling and feel good but you're going to need a root canal

Is diastole having the relation with alimentary canal?

No. Diastole refers to the cardiovascular system, and alimentary canal is in the gastrointestinal system.

How long will antibiotics keep a person from having a root canal?


The normal method of childbirth is?

Exiting headfirst through the birth canal.

Why do fontanelles persist after birth?

Fontanelle's allow the head of an infant to squeeze through the birth canal. They also let the skull stretch when the brain expands quickly during growth.

Can a tooth that needs a root canal cause swollen lympnodes?

root canal treatment is the treatment of choice for the exposure of pulp and if there is pain . it can cause the swelling of the gums and in severe cases the enlargement of the lymph nodes. ( but it is not very common.)

How do you get rid of ear popping?

When this happens it meas that your ear canal is swollen! try to chew gum a lot. It will let the swelling go down.

What if I'm having pain after a root canal?

Go back to the dentist.

Do you have to have a root canal for having a hole in your tooth?

No, but it is what most dentist's do, and it is better for your teeth.

Did Theodore Roosevrlt design the Panama Canal?

no, it was designed by one or more science/architect nerds, Roosevelt was simply in support of the idea of having the canal

What are the infections of an untreated root canal?

maggots will sometimes infect you teeth and cause severe swelling and pain. root canals must be treated extremely quickly.

Is having root canal dangerous?

No root canal is not at all dangerous. Dentists recommend it only the time when infection reaches the root of the website and require cleaning.

Do you bleed after you lose your virginity or is it just a period?

It's possible that your hymen was torn, depending on how much of a hymen you have and how much it obstructs the vaginal canal. So yes, a bit of bleeding after your first sexual intercourse experience would not be too unusual. However, that bleeding should not persist beyond a day. If it does, and it is not a normal time of the month for your period, see a doctor.

Does the vagina widen through increased intercourse?

No. Every time the vaginal muscle has been stretched by having something inserted it goes back to it's normal size. Same goes for the vaginal canal that is basically surrounded by muscles.

C7-t1 What is patent central canal and neural foramen?

It means the canal and foramina are normal in size and allows for nerves to pass through freely without restriction.

What is Central canal and neural foramina are grossly patent throughout?

This means that the openings in the canal and foramina are normal in size, thus there is no restrictions that would cause any nerve problems.