A 42-year-old female asked:
i have the flu 3 days after getting two wisdom teeth pulled, will vomiting cause dry socket?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Francine Mosley answered
19 years experience General Practice
Not too likely.: Until the gums are healed completely, there will be some risk of dry socket occuring from sucking. But the real risk is within the first 48*-72* and if your gum is intact after that, and you avoid using a straw for the next couple of weeks, you'll be fine.
Answered on Apr 29, 2013
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