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runny nose after wisdom teeth removal

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
36 years experience Pediatrics
3-7 days: Some recover within 2 days, but one week is a more realistic expectation.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
After six days....: ... and no pain, and no swelling, you are probably good to go. Enjoy the sandwich.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kraig Stetzer
20 years experience Dentistry
Bad odor common: It is not uncommon to have a bad odor or taste after extractions. Food or debris can get stuck in sockets--do not pick at! also, the healing clot ca ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom tooth: Call the oral surgeon or extracting dentist ASAP about your pain. You may have a dry socket. The extracting dentist can help you.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Benhamou
19 years experience Dentistry
Depends...: That all depends on how much soft tissue and bone was removed at the time of surgery. I have patients who can use a straw as soon as a week post surge ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Several!: If all four wisdom teeth were removed at the same time, there can be quite a lot of swelling. Don't expect the face to look completely normal within t ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
See your surgeon: Only your surgeon knows exactly what was done and can advise you on why you might have sensitive teeth.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom teeth healing: You should not be bleeding 3 days after wisdom teeth extraction. Please call the extracting dentist about this for the best advice.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Shouldn't Last Long: Depends what is causing the headaches. If it is due to the pain from having the wisdom teeth removed, pain medications should ease the pain and stop ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zweig
44 years experience Dentistry
Yes: The sutures would most likely not be removed until there was sufficient wound closure. You could eat whatever you want.

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