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I had gum grafting done recently. Now I have a terrible

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I had gum grafting...

I had gum grafting done recently. Now I have a terrible tooth ache..pain in cheek and lip

Doctor's Assistant: Have you noticed any swelling in the gums? When was your last visit to the dentist?

0ne week ago all was good

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Dental
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Dentist: Dr. Katz, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 10 months ago
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Do you have any swelling? Can you upload a picture of the area in question?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
No sweeling...terrible pain. I am out of town and cannot see my dentist till Monday. It must be a nerve in the tooth. I had gum grafting done on top and lower less than 3 months ago. Also had root canal done on tooth. I am concerned
Dentist: Dr. Katz, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 10 months ago

It does not sound like the gum grafting has anything to do with the pain.

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Dentist: Dr. Katz, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 10 months ago

Can you put your finger on a particular tooth that is hurting?

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Dentist: Dr. Katz, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 10 months ago

The fact that there is no current swelling is a good sign. Do you have any pain to hot ,cold or biting pressure?

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Dentist: Dr. Katz, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 10 months ago

If you cannot start on any antibiotics,taking 1000 mg of tylenol and alternating every four hours with 600 mg of ibuprofen can give some substantial pain relief.

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