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Can I Run After Having My Wisdom Teeth Pulled
Take one day: Depends upon what is your occupation and the amount of pain or discomfort you can tolerate if you don't have complications like bleeding or infection and whether or not you required general anesthesia or only local. You may require to take strong analgesics with drowsiness and be incapacitated to think clearly. I would at least take one day post op. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, it is possible: Depending upon the severity of the impactions, and the number of wisdom teeth removed, it is possible to go to work the next day as long as you are careful to avoid strenuous activity, and you follow the recommended precautions to promote healing of the extraction sites. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Call dentist: They could still be bruised from the extraction. Take some anti-inflammatories and call your dentist who removed the tooth. ...Read more
Plain Ice Cream: Yes, you can as long as there are no nuts or any chunky ingredients that can go inside the socket. The cold temperature from ice cream is soothing as well. Just eat the right amount because indulging too much sugar when you want to recover faster is not the best thing you want in your diet after surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In English: How you will feel following the removal of your wisdom teeth may depend on the level of difficulty for your surgery, the type of anesthesia utilized, your physical state of health, and more importantly, your state of mind and how you handle discomfort. We all have different perceptions of what is considered pain and as such, we all react differently. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I work as a stocker constantly bending and lifting. How long should I wait to go back to work after I have my wisdom teeth pulled? I was told 2 days.
Everyone's different: Each wisdom tooth extraction is different and how a patient feels post operatively is different. Many people go back to work the next day, others after a day or two. Don't know how difficult the extractions are... maybe you should ask your oral surgeon for a more precise answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: How you will feel following your surgery will depend upon how your surgery is performed, i.e., local anesthesia alone vs sedated or under general anesthesia. Regardless if you are sedated or not, you will or should be numb in the areas where your teeth were removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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