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42 hours after tooth extraction when is it safe to have intercourse?

42 hours after tooth extraction when is it safe to have intercourse?

Extraction: As long as you aren't getting your heart rate up or getting to physical you should be fine for intercourse.....enjoy! ...Read more

Palsy (Definition)

...is a corruption of French "paralise" from Latinized Greek "paralysis." In the old days it meant any kind of persistent weakness. To this day Parkinson's disease is also called "paralysis agitans" which is a Latin translation of Dr. Parkinson's original name for it, the "shaking palsy." We've obviously reborrowed the full form "paralysis" into English as well; today ...Read more


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After how many days is it safe to smoke weed after a tooth extraction?

After how many days is it safe to smoke weed after a tooth extraction?

3-5 days: In order to allow a clot to form, you need to avoid any knd of sucking or swishing. Also, the constituants of the smoke may delay healing. ...Read more

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I am preggy and is suffering from chronic toothache. Is it safe for tooth extraction? If not, what medicine can I take to lessen the pain?

I am preggy and is suffering from chronic toothache. Is it safe for tooth extraction? If not, what medicine can I take to lessen the pain?

Yes: If you are suffering in pain then i would recommend that you be seen by a dentist who can determine the best course of treatment for you. ...Read more

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I suffered bells palsy 3yrs ago on left face.Now its on my right.Does this have to do with my recent right wisdom tooth surgery?wil ds get permanent?

I suffered bells palsy 3yrs ago on left face.Now its on my right.Does this have to do with my recent right wisdom tooth surgery?wil ds get permanent?

7thcranial nerve: Its possibly from the a anesthetic injection in the area of the Seventh cranial nerve distribution- in which case it will resolve on its own. ...Read more

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Safe to eat sushi after tooth extraction?

Safe to eat sushi after tooth extraction?

Post-op instructions: No more or less safe than normally. Follow oral and written instructions given to you by your treating dentist and pose any questions to him or her directly. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to fly 5 days after my tooth extraction?

Possibly: I would call your dentist and ask to get a definitive answer. Really depends on your health, current medications, and extent of surgery. ...Read more

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Is a can of chunky soup with potato chunks safe to eat after a tooth extraction?

Is a can of chunky soup with potato chunks safe to eat after a tooth extraction?

No: Not a good idea as the pieces may get in the socket and disrupt the clot and cause a dry socket. Opt for plain beef or chicken broth, or cream soup without pieces of anything in it -- tomato is good. Be careful and have a non-eventful healing process. Good luck. ...Read more

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When can I stop worrying about dry socket after a normal tooth extraction. Its passed the 72 hour mark am I safe?

When can I stop worrying about dry socket after a normal tooth extraction. Its passed the 72 hour mark am I safe?

Yes: Instructions from your Dentist should be followed. If you are having no pain, you may proceed in your diet and activities as directed. Some tenderness is common, but medications should no longer be needed. ...Read more

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When is it safe to chew on side of lower tooth extraction. It has been 17 days and afraid to chew food on that side so food does not get in socket?

When is it safe to chew on side of lower tooth extraction. It has been 17 days and afraid to chew food on that side so food does not get in socket?

Safe to chew: Normal formation of clot over the extraction site occurs within 24 hours. Avoid foods with small parts and pieces for 5-7 days. Normal chewing can resume after 10 days. ...Read more

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Dr. John Hoffmann
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Bells Palsy (Definition)

Bell's palsy is a disorder affecting the nerve that controls movement of muscles in the face. Symptoms usually occur on only one side of the face, and may include having difficulty closing an eye, difficulty keeping food and fluids in the mouth, and ...Read more


Dr. William Singer
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Paralysis (Definition)

A paralyzed limb cannot be voluntarily moved, and the term reflects leg involvement, paraplegia, full body, quadriplegia, and less than full, tetraplegia. Causes can be many, including stroke, trauma, ...Read more