Can a Root Canal Cause Trigemonal Neuralgia?

Can a root canal cause trigemonal neuralgia?


Usually not. Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensation from your face to your brain.
You can click following links to learn more about trigemonal neuralgia:
What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia and What Causes It?
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As to a root canal, if your tooth is infected or badly decayed, you may need a root canal treatment. The treatment will remove the nerve and pulp of decayed or infected tooth, clean the inside and seal the tooth.

Many people feel painful after a root canal treatment. It’s very common and you don’t need to worry too much. The pain isn’t caused by the root canal procedure but by the infections in the teeth. The root canal procedure itself doesn’t produce any pain. You may take pain relievers to ease the pain.

Consult your doctor if you suffer with persistent pain or severe pain because it may indicate a root canal failure.

Keywords: root canal; trigemonal neuralgia

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