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A 28-year-old female asked:

Can i still get referred head and neck ache/pain a week or so after 2 wisdom teeth extracted they were badly decayed 1 hour on each to get them out?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Reevaluate: by a week post-surgery you should be feeling better. If not, return to the Surgeon who treated you for reevaluation. You may have dry socket (clot wash-out resulting in bone infection).
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