U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Burke, VA
A 37-year-old male asked:

Is it bad to spit 10 days after a tooth extraction? wasn't a hard spit - more like after brushing teeth (what i was doing). saw some dots of blood in

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
You should be fine: After 10 days the extraction site should have healed.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Healing: By 10 days post-surgery your extraction site should be healed well enough that your activity did no harm. If you continue to see blood after brushing you may have a periodontal (gum) infection that requires review by your Dentist.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Aug 29, 2018

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.