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Can You Drink Alcohol With A Dry Socket
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
one week since my wisdom teeth was pulled am i in the clear of a dry socket can i smoke drink alcohol do i rinse after i drink can i drink soda ?
Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes,: Yes to all questions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had tooth pulled feb 5th got dry socket been treated gum is healing but not completely no pain no pain killers can I drink alcohol?
I just got 2 dry sockets filled with the dressing today. Is it safe to drink alcohol in a few days?
I had a tooth extracted four days ago and I was wondering if I can eat normal foods and drink soda , also should I still be concerned about dry socket?
Soda & extractions: After extraction, a blood clot forms to protect the underlying bone. Your dentist advises you to minimize trauma to the area to allow the clot to cover the bone minimizing the chance of dry socket. At four days, the extraction site is still in need of gentle care so follow the post-op instructions for eating and drinking. If you want to drink soda, it is never wise to use a straw. ...Read more
Dry socket: A dry socket is an extraction site that has lost its clot. The bare bone is exposed causing pain. It will eventually heal with or without dental treatment. Drinking alcohol and mixing pain medication is never a good idea. Alcohol is never the answer to fixing a problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got treated for dry socket, he put a guaze over it for me to bite down on. Im confused. Can i remove the guaze to eat/drink?Theres brown stuff on it
Yes: The brown stuff is a special 'paste' with things like eugenol in it to deaden the pain. The medicine should be down in the socket, and the gauze was just to keep it in place and prevent it from being washed out. If you still have questions, contact your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was wondering if it would be too soon to drink or smoke after 3 days. Would i still get a dry socket?
Dry socket: Smoking is not a good thing to do any time, but if you are symptom free go ahead and have a smoke. Drinking alcohol and taking pain medication are never recommended as it might impair your respiratory drive. One or the other but not both. Any questions contact your dental surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i had teeth extracted 2 1/2 weeks ago and one had dry socket that is now healed, am i ok to drink through straws now? Or drink a little coffee?
It's been almost 7 days and I have dry socket in my left bottom hole after wisdom teeth removal. Am i okay to drink through a straw?
Dry socket: I'm not clear if you still have pain in the socket and how well the socket is filling in with tissue. Your dentist should be following the healing process for you and he\she would be the best one to answer your question and tell you at this point what you can and can't do. Having said that, it would be better to wait until you are completely free of pain there and the socket is closed up. ...Read more
I've heard with top wisdom teeth extraction it is a lot less likely to get dry socket. What can I drink?
Dry sockets?: First you are correct, the likelihood is much less on upper teeth. Drink anything nutritious. ...Read more