Hello i am 31yrs and had a root canal 8 yrs ago and it was never finished also i have two wisdom teeth that need to come out ive been having a bad taste in my mouth for like 2weeks bitter taste i went to the er they gave me amoxicillin 500mg.ive been feeling tired having cold chills my mouth is not soar dosnt hurt at all i was just wondering if bacteria could be going in to my body like my blood i dont have an infection in my mouth just the bad tooth from the root canal and the two wisdom witch im shure they are bad also please help me understand what could be going on with me thankyou.

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 23 - December - 2009, at 20:23 PM

  • You are having bad taste in the mouth because of the infected tooth, which has been root canal treated and never finished and also may be because of wisdom teeth. As the tooth which was being root canal treated is open, so pus which is being formed is coming out and that is why it is not hurting but you are having infection. You should get it either treated or pulled out but keep taking amoxicillin which is precribed by ER. Keep doing warm saline rinses 2-3 times a day. If you want to know more on root canal treatment then you can read this article from our website.. http://www.identalhub.com/article_complications-if-root-canal-is-not-done--296.aspx

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