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A 41-year-old member asked:
31 years experience Dentistry
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
42 years experience Dentistry
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
A 30-year-old female asked:
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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.
51 years experience Orthodontics
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.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
36 years experience Neurology
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
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Call your Doctor: If the intense pain is gone, then the dry socket has healed. It will take a couple more weeks before the gum tissue is grown over the socket and a few ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
36 years experience Pain Management
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
A 29-year-old female asked:
54 years experience Dentistry
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
A 22-year-old female asked:
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
26 years experience Dentistry
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
33 years experience Pathology
UA: A urine analysis (ua) test does not usually test for alcohol. It tests for things like glucose, protein, blood, nitrites, leukocytes, ketones and ph.
A 25-year-old female asked:
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It will not interfere with the vaccination.
A 18-year-old male asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
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