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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kraig Stetzer
21 years experience Dentistry
Dry Socket Pain.: Dry sockets can be very painful, lasting a few weeks. Severe headaches can happen as well. You should contact the doctor that did the extractions an ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Dry socket: Is painful complication following tooth extraction. Helpful home remedy for pain is clove oil.
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Dr. Justin Zumstein
24 years experience Dentistry
Basically,: A dry socket will present as intense/increasing pain typically 48 hours after a tooth extraction. It is caused by exposed bone in an area that has lo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
36 years experience Dentistry
Dry socket: When a extraction site heals too fast from the top down this can occur. It is better to heal from the bottom of the socket first and gradually work it ... Read More
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Dr. David Schneider
38 years experience Dentistry
After extraction: If the blood clot which forms in the socket is lost - then you can develop what is known as a dry socket. They are very painful and need to be profes ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pooja Saroha
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Very painful: Painful, sometimes you can see the yellow necrotic bone exposed in the socket.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Dry socket: If you have a dry socket, see your dentist. He will pack the socket with a medicated paste that will stop the pain. A clot will then form and the dry ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Pain: Have the dentist evaluate you pain. Dry socket pain is treated different from other pain - therefore, the dentist needs to see the area.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Dental evaluation: Severe pain, generally 2-3 days following the extraction of a tooth, when there was less pain prior, is a typical indication of a dry socket. A trip t ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Patel
39 years experience Dentistry
Pain: Throbbing pain and a bad odor from the extraction site about two to three days after the extraction are the usual symptoms. Usually results as a resu ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Rottman
44 years experience Dentistry
Very painfull: A dry socket can be very painfull. Usually a sharp radiating pain along the jawline. Treatment consists of packing the socket with a dressing which ... Read More
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Dr. Treva Lee
Dr. Treva Lee answered
36 years experience Dentistry
3-5 days hurts,smell: 3 to 5 days after a tooth is removed the clot dislodges and a large hole or gap can be seen or felt. Food or debris may be stuck in this hole in the ... Read More
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