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A 60-year-old female asked:
Is some redness on the gums normal for a while after tooth extraction? i have no pain, just some red spots.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 51 years experience
Normal post-op: Erythema (red nessof the tissue) is one of the normal cardinal signs of inflammation that occur after a procedure, such as an extraction.
If pain, swelling or fever occur, consult the treating dentist.
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Prosthodontics 38 years experience
Possible: Multiple red spots could mean an infection. You should bet it checked out by dentist who extracted your tooth.
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Last updated Sep 2, 2020
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