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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Call oral surgeon: After two weeks, the area should pretty much be healed. Something seems amiss. Let the surgeon evaluate the soft tissue.
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Evaluation: To an untrained eye, what you describe as "really red" may or may not be within the normal limits of healing. Some really difficult surgical ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
19 years experience Dentistry
Rinse: It is normal to get food particles in an extraction site. Normally the Surgoen gives a list of post -op instructions. One of those is to start rinsing ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Most likely this is referred pain. The same nerves go to several of the teeth, so if the area of the extraction is starting to ache, then several othe ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: The same main nerve that runs in the jaw bone innervate the adjacent teeth. This is normal. It can last a few days or longer sometimes however you ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. M Jones
Dr. M Jones answered
25 years experience Dentistry
Post-Op Sensation: It is normal to have some sensitivity in the area of the extraction for several weeks after the extraction. Depending on the complexity of the extrac ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cristian Pavel
6 years experience Dentistry
Go see dentist: If you're not In pain it's most likely food that's trapped and rotting under your gums. Go see your dentist to have them take a closer look and potent ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Few days: If you didn't get specific instructions from your dentist or oral surgeon, eat soft foods for a few days until the area has started healing. Then star ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Contact surgeon: Contact your surgeon immediately.. There are medications you can take early on to help the healing process. Do not wait.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See dentist: What you described suggests damage to a nerve. You should consult your dentist for an evaluation and if that does not satisfy you may need to see a ne ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
See Dentist: Your dentist can tell you if anything is going on

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