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is it normal to have mild stinging pain 5 days after wisdom tooth extraction?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Evaluation: Pain should be investigated. By day 5 healing should result in gradually diminishing soreness. Please see the Dentist or Oral Surgeon who treated you to evaluate.
Answered on May 6, 2018
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dry socket: Good chance you have a dry socket. See oral surgeon or dentist who extracted for evaluation.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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