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A 25-year-old male asked:

After 9days of wisdom teeth extraction, it bled heavily last night, i went to see the doc, he says there is no infection or dry socket since no pain.?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Dry socket: As you describe your symptoms you do not have a dry socket. With a dry socket you loose the healing blood clot and have intense pain. Follow the instructions give by your dentist for the best healing.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Not OK: Tooth extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, bad breath and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. See your dentist or an oral surgeon for post-op appointment and treatment. Take care.

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