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Minong, Wisconsin
A 27-year-old female asked:

1molar pulled 1 wk ago. no blood days 3 - 6. this morning woke w/ "old blood" taste & saliva color; none thru day. mild ache otc advil (ibuprofen) fixes. normal?

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
Yes,: this sounds like what one might typically expect following extraction of a molar. I recommend you continue to follow the instructions provided by your dentist/oral surgeon. Good wishes:)

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Last updated May 5, 2016

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