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Is sharp head pain and excessive salvia normal after tooth extraction

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See your PCP: There are a number of things that can cause a headache to develop after extraction. Often after a tooth extraction you are prescribed opiates (e.g. Vi ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Possible Infection: Please see your oral surgeon for a post operative evaluation.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saleh Elahwal
35 years experience Endodontics
Normal: Any pain or inflammation and fever or headache .. If there is no other symptoms like that . It is ok . It is just a normal healing process .. Observe ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
It is normal : Tooth extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, bad breath and infection following surgery is usually at its ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Local anesthesia: Injections of local anesthesia for dental treatment not only numb the teeth but surrounding tissues. Especially using what we term a "block" injection ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Not lock jaw: Lock jaw is a lay term for tetanus. You do not get tetanus from a tooth extraction. You can get infection of the tooth root or have a piece of infec ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Headache: Do you normally get headaches? if you do, then I would not be overly concerned. If you do not normally get headaches, then I am somewhat concerne ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ragan Faler
24 years experience Dentistry
Swelling and Trismus: If it was a tough extraction, the swelling can cause the difficulty opening. Also, if you required multiple shots of novicaine or other local anesthe ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
49 years experience Dentistry
Pressure : Rinse your mouth with cold water and place cotton gauze. Hold it in place for 5 min. The area should not be bleeding when you are placing pressure wit ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
No: No. Check with your physician.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom teeth extraction: During wisdom tooth extraction the jaw is stretched open and there can be trauma to the muscles so your opening can be limited for a short time after ... Read More

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