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A 40-year-old female asked:

After extracting a bottom wisdom tooth out it has been 6 days now and pain on my gums won't stop it gets even worse at night i can feel mg nerves getting painful and get had headache as well. dentist is no longer sure what's cause the pain?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Binod Verma
Dentistry 40 years experience
May be Dry Socket: You should go to the Dentist who extracted the Wisdom tooth .He /she will evaluate it to Dry Socket and will prescribe Antibiotic &pain medication suitable to your needs He /she can also look if there is sharp bone edges around the socket and do the needful .
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 56 years experience
Dry socket -bone : Possible dry socket or a bone spicule present. Have an x-ray taken of area asap .Go to a oral surgeon for exam.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Post-surgical care: Post surgical care is the responsibility of your treating surgeon. See him/her immediately for care.ylou may have a dry socket, and if so immediate relief can be provided.

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