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I Had a Apicetomy About 2 Months Ago and my Gums Are Still Swollen and Still Sore, is This Normal?

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Continued pain from apicoectomy

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hi

Usually pain subsides over a week- so it is certainly longer than it should be. It may indicate continued infection from its source.

 

dr. kazemi

 

Bethesda Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
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Apicoectomy 2 Months Ago and Gums Still Sore

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Get to your dentist ASAP and have an X-ray taken to see if there is still active infection.

New York Cosmetic Dentist

Apicoectomy sore gums

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Generally healing should have occured to the point that the discomfort dissipated. Some infections are quite strong and may require a stronger antibiotic. Possibly an area adjacent to the site is affected, or the apicoectomy needs to be investigated.

 

Hartford Cosmetic Dentist

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