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Its been 5 days since i had my lower right wisdom tooth extracted and 30min. ago i taste something bad in my mouth is that normal?

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Dr. Sal Aragona answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Maybe: Food can easily become lodged in the area where the wisdom tooth was removed. If this is associated with increased ache pain, it may be a dry socket infection developing. See your dentist if these symptoms don't get better.

Answered 8/16/2019

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Dr. Sharon Perelman answered

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Food trapped: After wisdom teeth are extracted food may become trapped in the socket.

Answered 8/16/2019

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