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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Ilacquaanswered
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 49 years experience
Try not to chew in the area where Alvogyl was placed to reduce risk of dislodgement. It does not dissolve and will need to be removed once dry socket... Read More
Reviewed Jun 19, 2021
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fay Gyaponganswered
Dentistry 33 years experience
Alvogyl: After being treated with Alvogyl for a dry socket, you should be able to resume your normal activities with relative comfort. Follow the post care in... Read More
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Robert Mokbelanswered
Dentistry 44 years experience
Don't disturb it: When the dressing was placed the dentist packed the socket so you should avoid brushing it away or poking at the socket, the pain will slowly go away,... Read More
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 30-year-old female asked:
Alvogyl came out after 3 days of dry socket treatment . i don't feel any pain but should i go see the dr. and put the another alvogyl? or let it be?
Dr. Louis Galliaanswered
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 47 years experience
Let it be: The medication placed in your socket was to relieve pain until your socket started healing. No pain means you do not have to replace the Alvogyl.
853 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Robert Douglasanswered
Orthodontics 53 years experience
No: Your surgeon's treatment and medication have treated your dry socket. Follow his post op instructions and allow the extraction site time to heal. Of c... Read More
852 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 37-year-old male asked:
Alvogyl. how long does it last? minimum time needed for time to remain in mouth? avoiding infection from undissolved alvogyl when wound closes?
Dr. David Robertsanswered
38 years experience
A few days: Usually the material dissolves after a few days. Not only does it have hemostatic (blood clotting) features, it also has some antiseptic and analgesi... Read More
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 26-year-old female asked:
2 wisdom teeth extracted thursday. saturday had alvogyl placed in one extraction site. continued to have excessive pain despite also taking pain meds?
Dr. Paul Grinanswered
Pain Management 38 years experience
Dry socket: is common and a self-limiting condition. Your dentist should repeat Alvogyl 2-3 times until the pain subsides and then irrigation of the socket with c... Read More
2.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 29-year-old female asked:
I had an impacted wisdom tooth extracted & had it packed with alvogyl, its been 6 days & i still feel alot of pain & habe a horrible taste in my mouth?
Dr. Gary Sandleranswered
Dentistry 56 years experience
Follow up: Call the doctor who treated you, report your symptoms and ask to be seen for a follow up visit. Unfortunately we can not evaluate this properly over t... Read More
890 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dentist gave me alvogyl for dry socket; said no need to come back. how long is too long for alvogyl to be in my mouth? it's tucked in there tight.
Dr. Mrugesh Dalalanswered
Specializes in Dentistry
Followup is needed.: Alvogyl paste has a antisptic & a analgesic & ananesthetic component.When you have a dry socket,this paste may help calm down the pain,& l... Read More
3.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 31-year-old female asked:
I had a dry sockety which was dressed with alveogel, i felt much better after the dressing it is one week after the dressing but still at times.?
Dr. Debi Williamsanswered
Dentistry 28 years experience
Repack socket: I am not familar with alveogel but I do know that sometimes the socket has to be packed more than once to alleviate pain. I would contact your dentis... Read More
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Influenza vaccine: There are no significant adverse interactions between alcohol and influenza vaccine reported at this time.
258 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 18-year-old male asked:
Currently using alposyl shampoo for seb dermatitis, it's making the itching less but it's not actually curing the hair loss should i use tea tree oil?
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Alternatives: Try Selsun ( selenium based ) shampoos or Head and Shoulders.
4.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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