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Can I Get A Dry Socket 6 Days After My Tooth Was Pulled
I got a wisdom tooth pulled 3 days ago and the scab is gone is this OK will I still get dry socket?
Dry socket: If you get a dry socket, they usually occur within 1-2 days after an extraction, and are very painful. Make sure you follow the post-op instructions given to you by the surgeon and keep the surgical site clean. You might want to call the surgeon to see if they want to examine the surgical site before your next scheduled appt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is possible: it is important to wait at least 72 hours before smoking after any dental extraction. You must realize that there are chemical toxins in cigarette smoke, which can delay the healing after a surgery, and even cause serious complications such as dry socket. Take this opportunity to stop smoking permanently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the pain from a dry socket come and go or is it constant? Tooth pulled 10days ago. 3-5X a day I get severe pain in jaw that lasts abt 20min
See your dentist: Yes it is an intermittent pains that come and go. There are risks associated with teeth removal like with any other surgery. The dry socket is the most common complication that characterized by dull, aching pain and a bad smell or taste coming from the empty tooth socket. See your dentist for post-op evaluation and dry socket treatment if needed. ...Read more
Very likely: For most people who develope dry sockets after tooth removal...Appears after a few days following the event. It doesn't happen immediately. That pain a few days after extraction is probably a dry socket. To help yourself go back and see the doctor who will pack in a sedative material in the hole. It may work the first time or take many visits. It could be something else...So go. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a tooth pulled 6 days ago and im still in alot of throbbing soreness pain. it comes and goes, im worried about infection or dry socket.
Follow up: To determine if there is an issue you will need to be examined. Have the dentist who extracted your tooth take a look. ...Read more
Tooth pulled 2 days ago, have been Smokin the entire time and clot appears black. Infection? White cloudy stuff inside clot dry socket? Please help
Tooth: Firstly not a good idea to smoke especially after oral surgery. Clot appearing black may be normal. If there is no redness or increased pains or even pus, the area is unlikely to be infected. The "white cloudy stuff" may be dead tissue from the surgery... but if the symptoms persist please call your dentist. ...Read more
I had my left lower wisdom tooth pulled two days ago. The clot seems to have disappeared but I have no pain. Is a dry socket in my future in next few days? What can I do now to prevent dry socket?
Its been 5 days 0r 140 hours since my wisdom tooth surgery. Should my gums be healed yet? And can I eat whatever i want? Will i get dry socket?
No: No, ur gums r not healed yet it will still take a couple more wks at least. No, u should still try to keep a softer diet and stay away fr the surg areas and keep rinsing with warm salt water gently. No, if u haven't gotten a dry socket yet ur not likely to: the symptoms usually start ~3-4 days postop. The surgeon should have scheduled u to return for PO chk in 7 days - do this! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: A dry socket will present as intense/increasing pain typically 48 hours after a tooth extraction. It is caused by exposed bone in an area that has lost it's blood clot. Treatment is to have a medicated dressing placed into the affected area. Antibiotics will not help a dry socket. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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