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how long does bleeding last after wisdom tooth extraction

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Up to 24 hours: You should not bleed profusely at all. Oozing can last up to 24 hours. Pressure is the best way to stop bleeding. In the mouth, place a moistened t ... Read More
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Dr. Dell Goodrick
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A day or so: Heavy bleeding should subside right away. Some oozing can occur for a day or two. If you are having heavy bleeding, you may wish to place a tea bag (l ... Read More
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Can Vary: So much in dental treatment depends on the patient, their pain tolerance as well as the type of extraction, ie; bony, or ankylosed. A surgeon's skill, ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
A half hour: A certain amount of bleeding is to be expected following surgery. Slight bleeding, oozing, or redness in the saliva is very common. Excessive bleeding ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom tooth : The bleeding after a wisdom tooth extraction should stop fairly quickly but you may notice some oozing for several hours. If you are experiencing sig ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Post op Bleeding: This varies on many factors- some medications effect blood clotting; difficulty of surgical removal, skill of surgeon & whether or not suturing cl ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes, it's normal: Yes and that is ideal to have no bleeding after the first half hour after an extraction. You might just have some great clotting factors that help pr ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: Bleeding can and will occur following the removal of teeth. The more important question is how much bleeding will you or should you experience and for ... Read More
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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Epinephrine in: The local anesthetic will cause vasoconstriction and decrease bleeding, taking Aspirin within a week prior will increase bleeding.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Blood clot: The blood clot may have become dislodged. Bite on sterile gauze for 15 minutes and avoid rinsing or disturbing the new clot. See your surgeon if it co ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pressure Is Better: First wipe away any clot over the gum surface. Then place a moistened teabag on the bleeding site and close together for 30 minutes without letting u ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Call your dentist: Who can discuss this issue and see you for an evaluation if he\she feels it's necessary.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See dentist: I recommend you go back to the dentist who extracted the tooth and have the extraction site examined. The gingiva (gums) are in an active healing stag ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert E. Klitzke
8 years experience Dentistry
2-5 days: If you placed ice on the outside of your face right after the extractions, the selling normally peaks at 48 hours then should stabilize and slowly go ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normal: but not unusual. It will get better in a few days
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