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why is my tooth still aching after extraction

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Sharber
37 years experience Dentistry
Sounds normal: Seems normal postoperatively tissue may be tender for 2-4 wks continue to monitor and return if conditions turn worse
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad Emran
15 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: There can be some soreness at the site of the extraction, but i would be concerned about infection or a foreign body from a piece of the tooth being l ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hever
17 years experience Dentistry
This is normal: Is the soreness a throbbing or aching pain or sharp? Is it when you bite down or is it always there? Getting worse, staying the same, or getting bette ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: No. Go back to oral surgeon for assessment.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
55 years experience Periodontics
Sore gums: The area around the extraction can be sore for more than a week it all depends how the tooth was extracted and if the gum was flapped back go back to ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Not unusual: But then again, you may be coincidentally coming down with a sore throat. Visit the surgeon who extracted the tooth to see if it is healing well... ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
24 years experience Dentistry
Sore gums: Much discomfort after extraction comes from the body's reaction to the surgery. This reaction is called inflammation. Whether it is medically needed t ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Patience: I would advise that you be patient and let the medication work. Then discuss the treatment options for this tooth with the dentist who is treating you ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Vito
36 years experience Prosthodontics
Possible: Depends upon how stressed and worked up you were leading up to the proceudre. If you opted for local anesthesia instead of IV sedation, you may have b ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Cohen
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Usually not: It depends on the nature of the extraction and how long it has been. Usually there is some discomfort but this should resolve pretty quickly.
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