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A 27-year-old male asked:

Had a tooth extraction 10 days ago, is it normal to feel a tightening and pressure feeling? the stitches are dissolving and it looks like a creamy white color, just worried about the feeling?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
The Dentist who removed your tooth is responsible for your post-surgical care. (S)He knows your situation best.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Call the dentist that did the extraction. They know your situation best and can answer your question.

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