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had dissolvable packing for dry socket put in today, hours later it has fallen out and the pain is starting to come back what should i do ?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Oral surgery: Let your oral surgeon know.
Answered on May 10, 2017
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Call: Call your surgeon now. May need to have pack replaced.
Answered on May 11, 2017
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Dr. Jerry Brown
Dr. Jerry Brown commented
53 years experience Prosthodontics
After visit stay away from area so clot will heal.
May 11, 2017

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