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how long does it take for facial swelling to go down after a bone graft surgery

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Facial swelling: The swelling that is normally expected is usually proportional to the surgery involved.   swelling around the mouth, cheeks, eyes, and sides of the fa ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4-5 days: Maximum swelling after any surgical procedures occur on day #3. Usually by 4-5 days most of the swelling has resolved. However, it really depends o ... Read More
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Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience Dentistry
1-2 weeks: Swelling often is controlled by giving corticosteroid within half an hour of the procedure and should accompany antibiotic. If swelling occur, it usu ... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Ask the surgeon: Unusual complications or symptoms occurring after a procedure should be discussed with the doctor who did the procedure and/or with one's primary care ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Not via computer: You need to be immediately evaluated by Dentist, Periodontist, or Oral Surgeon that did extraction. You may need additional treatment and/or antibiot ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: But without knowing the extent of the surgery or the graft, and without being able to see you, it is impossible to tell. Your best bet is to call the ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Need evaluation: You should contact the doc who performed the procedure for you to determine if your postoperative course is proceeding as expected or if you need to ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Bone graft : Consolidation usually takes two months.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If your having a: Surgery then all your questions regarding the procedure should be directed towards your surgeon as most have protocols that they follow.....
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Call your dentist. : Other than placing ice over the area, calling your dentist is the best suggestion i can offer.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Surgical Wound: You can do all of what you asked after the area heals. Are your sutures out yet? When you have your sutures out ask your surgeon about your dietary wi ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Bone graft: Taken from knee?! for what ? If swollen and red and hot, and with fevers, talk to doctor to rule out infection.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No: See your Dentist, Periodontist, or Oral Surgeon for a reevaluation.
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