A 49-year-old member asked:
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docs can you explain, is slight bleeding normal after wisdom tooth extraction?

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Dr. Radhika Atla
14 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It is normal.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
It' normal: Yes, slight bleeding is normal after an extraction. Just keep pressure on clean gauze for 20 minutes. Then check. If more oozing occurs, bite on gauze for 20 more minutes. Keep doing this until bleeding stops.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013

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Normal diet : Probably yes but be careful of chips / popcorn and such for about a week. Also rinse after meals and you should be fine. Hope this helps.
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Dr. Nathan Pfister
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Fever after extracti: Low grade fever less than 100.3 not uncommon. Higher than that i'd call your doctor. Ext cause inflammation throughout your system.

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