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A female asked:

I had one of my lower molars extracted 18 days ago and the past week have been getting headaches off and on. is this common?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Probably unrelated: Contact the General Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon who removed your tooth and ask your question. They are responsible for your post-surgical care. But problems are probably coincidental and not related.
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Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
Consult your Dentist: The wound needs to be checked to make sure you are healing well. And you don't have dry socket. Usually the area of extraction would hurt more if there was any problem.
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Last updated Apr 23, 2020

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