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A 33-year-old female asked:

I got a tooth pulled on the 26.6 turned into a very infected dry socket it felt like it got better, now my gums are very sore is there an infection

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Reed Day
Dr. Reed Dayanswered
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Antibiotic: You probably need to see the DDS who pulled the tooth and check to see if it is infected.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Evaluation: Please have the dentist who extracted the tooth evaluate the healing. Can't possibly tell, sight unseen, over the internet, if you have an infection.

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