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facail pain

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 30, 2006
  • 01:39 AM

about 6years ago had a root canal done no help then had the teeth pulled now the pain has gotten worse . the right side of my face feels like burning and the top of the mouth. ive had an mri,cat csan,xray. the doctors say its tritriminal neurolgia i dont think its that . taken meds for neurological pain but no help any info would be great thank u

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  • Hey there, i am also being treated for Trigeminal Neuralgia.If you have got it, hope you get better. Not the best illness to have really.Do you get facial twitches, like the eyes and upper lip?My pain feels like someone is hitting me with a base ball bat on the cheeck:mad:
    Athena 1 Replies
    • December 6, 2006
    • 01:44 PM
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  • Hi Todd! How soon after you had your teeth pulled that you started having the burning pain? There is something called RSD which usually shows up after some type of surgery-any kind of surgery-and it's very bad burning pain and usually in the area that your surgery was.Look up RSD and see if symptoms match yours-otherwise I would have to agree with your doc that it's trigeminal neuralgia.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 10, 2006
    • 04:09 AM
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  • Get a copy of your dental records and find out what they used for the root canal. If it is Sargenti N-2, RC-2B, RC-2W, do some research and then call a lawyer. Its not FDA approved, dentists who use it cover it up, and it causes problems like you mention. Don't ask your dentist...get your records and look for yourself.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 13, 2007
    • 10:53 PM
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  • I had root canal treatment and didn't feel well for months afterwards, then my face - around the chin area started to swell and the dentist told me the root canal treatment had caused a bad infection which had got into my facial bones. He gave me antibiotics and I'm fine now. No way would I have root canal again, just have the tooth pulled. Teeth are the cause of serious ill health - abcess, poisioning etc so get your dentist to give you a full oral x ray.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 13, 2007
    • 11:36 PM
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