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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
Possible: Assuming that your oral wound is still healing, and realizing that most body fluids can contain the HIV virus (including his emission ("pre-cum")), th ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
ASK YOUR DENTIST !!: Ask your dentist he knows yiour situation.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
You won't want to: You won't feel like having oral sex for some time after surgery- you'll be a bit sore.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not long: The carbonation will have no affect on the extraction site and there is no need to delay drinking carbonated drinks any longer than non-carbonated.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
29 years experience Dentistry
A few days: Normally, after a few days, the gum tissue has healed over the extraction sites & you'll be pretty comfortable. If there's still a little swelling, it ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Hodge
16 years experience Dentistry
Longer the better: I typically recommend you have a couple days to rest after having teeth out. The main reason is that you have undergone a minor surgery and your body ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Wait! Think about ..: Please be aware - some antibiotics may reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills. Talk to your gynecologist.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominick Curalli
19 years experience Dentistry
2 weeks: I tell patients to wait at least 2 weeks after extractions prior to any other dental work that is not emergent. In some cases, people may still be so ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
It varies.: It's best to avoid chewing things that break up into sharp, hard pieces until the hole completely closes. Other than that, i would stay away from chew ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Varies: Depends upon the duration of the anesthesia and the type of filling. Most dentists will allow you to eat soft foods right away if you eat on the oppos ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Variable: After laparoscopic hysterectomy, release to normal activity is about two weeks and that would include oral sex. However, vaginal penetration (fingers, ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklin Allen
12 years experience Dentistry
Longer is better: I know. Rocket science answer right? If you can go 4 or 5 days you would get past the dry socket period. If you can go that long you mine as well ju ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maurice Lindly
37 years experience Dentistry
24-48 hours: The reason using a straw can be problematic is that the suction created in your mouth can cause the blood clot to come out. If the clot comes out the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Bezreh
Specializes in Periodontics
IT varies: It depends on the location of the implant and whether it has a tooth on it or not. Definitely not in the first two weeks to minimize the chance of in ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
31 years experience Dentistry
A couple of days: It is important that you are not pumping your blood too much in the first day or two after an extraction. You want a clot to form, and exercise can ma ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Was a Graft Placed?: Bone healing will need to be verified, usually by an x-ray, was a graft placed and what kind? On average, adequate bone is present 6 to 8 weeks aft ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Glennon
32 years experience Dentistry
0-6 months: Sometimes implants are placed at the time of the extraction, sometimes bone replacement is placed at the time of the extraction to replace the void le ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
24 hours: You can brush your other teeth but it is best to stay avoid the areas where your teeth were extracted for 24 hours. That will give enough time to insu ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rod Zimmerman
36 years experience Dentistry
Wait until healed: The longer you wait after a tooth is extracted, decreases the risk of developing a dry socket which is very painful.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Same day: You can drink within hours after a tooth extraction. However avoid the use of a straw for a few days to prevent any dry socket.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Post Op Instructions: Healing time varies depending upon medical history, general health and mostly degree of difficulty of surgery. The dentist should have given you oral ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You don't have : To delay sleep.

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