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Ongoing pain and infection after dental work

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i had three replacement fillings done, each time my mouth was open for several hours. This went on for three Friday's in a row. Afterwards I developed pain in my mouth when I bite into anytime of food, even chicken salad. I went back and forth to the dentist and they filed my teeth down a bit more, put me on an antibiotic in case I had an infection and threw his hands up after that. the symptoms kept getting worse so I went back to my primary care dr and was told I had a double ear infection and a sinus infection. AFter three weeks of meds the pain in my ear is still there. I was referred to an ent and have been treated with physical therapy, meds and heat compresses. I'm working if in fact something else could have happened and what I can do about what happened. does this sound right?


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replied January 23rd, 2009
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You could wait to see the results from the therapy that ENT-specialist gave to you. If the condition gets worse or stays the same you may think about having consultation with your GP.





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