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A 44-year-old female asked:

2 abscessed teeth pulled 10 days ago but still feels infected and still hurts?

3 doctor answers14 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marguerite Myers
Dentistry 46 years experience
May be dry socket: Please call your surgeon/ dentist. You may have a dry socket which happens when you lose the blood clot in your tooth socket. Or you may have a residual infection. Please have your local dentist do a post operative check up. Take care.
Dr. Osman Mohamed
20 years experience
Extracted teeth: Sometimes there are postop complications, so see your dentist for evaluation. Dry socket is one of them. You may need some depris to be cleaned.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Back to your dentist: As already mentioned by my colleagues, it could be a dry socket or an unresolved infection. Make an appointment with your dentist as soon as possible. You should still be on antibiotics & the dentist who removed your teeth should see you for periodic post op visits until he\she is sure the infection is completely gone and healing is well under way. Also, make sure you get all your teeth checked!
Dr. Arman Roksar
Dentistry - Prosthodontics 26 years experience
Most likely you need antibiotics
Mar 5, 2013
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Provided original answer
I thought I mentioned that in my answer.
Mar 5, 2013

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