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A 18-year-old female asked:

It's been five days since i had my wisdom teeth taken out. am i still at risk for dry sockets? i am terrified.

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Yes, but: do you have any worsening pain or swelling or difficulty chewing or swallowing? if non of those then relax and discuss any symptoms or concerns with your oral surgeon

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