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my wisdom tooth is coming out and it hurts

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Coleman
24 years experience Dentistry
Seek consult: Seek opinion fro a general dentist or oral surgeon. Might be normal or abnormal eruption.

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A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Ok: You're teething. Can't quantify how much it hurts or if OTC pain meds are helping manage the pain or if you need the tooth extracted. Call a local den ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Evaluation needed: It is common for erupting wisdom teeth to be sore. If there is still a flap of tissue over the tooth it is easy to trap food and get an infection. It ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Consultation: Consult with a local dentist about possible removal. Most people don't have enough room in their mouths for their wisdom teeth.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert E. Klitzke
8 years experience Dentistry
Use gauze: Use the guaze you were given and keep changing it . If bleeding will not stop, try wrapping one piece of gauze around a regular tea bag and place tha ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Duguid
28 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Having a wisdom tooth removed because it hurts and is difficult to clean is a good idea. Leaving it not only will continue pain, but if you can't kee ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas V. Dembski
40 years experience Dentistry
No pain: There may be soreness afterward, but with adequate anesthesia you should have no pain during the procedure. You will feel pressure and hear some soun ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Difficult procedure: Wisdom teeth usually require a more difficult surgery to be removed, thereby resulting in more post operative pain. The position of the wisdom tooth i ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Finance your care: Be seen at a dental school or hospital residency program, and contact your local dental society for guidance. You can forget about removing your own r ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Three things:: Take some otc pain medication, rinse with warm salt water and most importantly see your dentist as soon as possible to determine whether or not you ha ... Read More

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