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A 24-year-old female asked:

I had a tooth extraction 2 days ago and am experiencing severe pain, swelling, nausea and head spins. should i seek out a doctor ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Yes: You may have a dry socket, or an infection related or unrelated to the extraction. See your dentist or oral surgeon for a diagnosis and treatment.
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