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pain months after 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Something's wrong: Something's wrong but i cannot know what without examining you in person. You will have to return to the dentist who extracted your tooth to evaluate ... Read More
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Dr. Dave Burns
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Get back for PO: Return to the surgeon and have him review and evaluate your problem. Something is wrong or you would have healed by now.
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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See dentist: Or oral surgeon who extracted the tooth asap. You should not have pain a month later.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Have your jaw looked at by a dentist or oral surgeon. The jaw pain may be from the wisdom tooth extraction but it can also be a completely different ... Read More
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Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
It could be: Related or unrelated, but all the same best evaluated by your dentist or oral surgeon to find out the underlying cause and recommend appropriate treat ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Favazza
Specializes in Psychiatry
Eat what you want: As long as your mouth doesn't hurt you can eat whatever you want. If you're really anxious about this then call the dental surgeon who extracted your ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes and Unlikely: While 7 months is a bit of a longer than usual time frame for a bony sequestrum to appear, it is certainly not unheard of. Local discomfort akin to sp ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denny Cho
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POI: I think that the dentist or oral surgeon that removed your tooth should have provided you with this information. Most advise to eat soft foods. Avoi ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Not many: As far as healing goes if you follow all of the pre and post operative instructions. My patients have little if any swelling or post operative pain an ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Blood clot: You could be seeing the remains of the blood clot. If you have severe pain or swelling call the oral surgeon that removed your wisdom teeth about thi ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Soon: Once the pain and bleeding starts to improve you can start with a soft diet and advance as your mouth allows. You'll be eating a normal diet before yo ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Cocaine: Will feel better.

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