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pain after impacted wisdom tooth extraction

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Post-ext pain: If your Oral Surgeon feels your post-Rx pain is joint related, treatment IS available. Ask your Dentist for guidance.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Where is the pain?: In the joint or at the extraction site? Big difference between the two. There is treatment for TMJ, if that is what it is.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get a consult: See a pain management specialist. A procedure may need to be done on the nerve itself. These "pop" remedies probably won't help you.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gilson
40 years experience Neurology
Dental extractions: The superior or inferior alveolar nerves can be affected from small amounts of peri-operative bleeding or irritation of nerve root involved by the roo ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
One of the risks: Paresthesia of the inferior alveolar nerve is one of the potential risks associated with the removal of impacted mandibular wisdom teeth. Factors aff ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: A possible risk. If this has happened to you, see an oral surgeon ASAP. If you have not had surgery yet, done best by an oral surgeon.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Safe procedure: It is normal to be apprehensive for wisdom tooth extractions. Sedation by an or al surgeon is a commonly done procedure and is safe. Make sure you h ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Calvert
35 years experience Dentistry
It happens: Even with the best of care, dry sockets can still happen. They are far more common from the lower than the upper wisdom teeth extractions. I can happe ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Not particularly: Please advise your oral surgeon. Something might be amiss
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Several: We use different medications to help alleviate nerve pain. Amitryptilline is an old-fashioned anti-depressant that we never use for depression any mo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sara Rochester
Specializes in Psychiatry
Contact ENT: Get back with your oral surgeon. An ENT consult (ear , nose and throat MD) might help.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Comisi
37 years experience Dentistry
See surgeon : Very interesting. There may be some residual inflammation from the surgery or an issue with an adjacent tooth. I would strongly recommend contacting t ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Varies greatly: If fairly easy with local anesthetic in a lower fee location, possibly $150 or somewhat less, but if difficult, with general anesthesia, at an expensi ... Read More
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