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Can You Get A Dry Socket After A Week
Very unlikely: Dry sockets usually occur 2-4 days following the extraction. If you have any pain or problems, see the dentist who removed your tooth for an evaluation. ...Read more
I got my wisdom teeth out a week ago and the bottom one opened back up today. Is it still possible get a dry socket?
After a week the : Socket is likely stable enough that a "dry socket" is quite unlikely. The condition is usually found on day 3-4 after surgery and relates to lower back teeth almost exclusively. Please don't be too concerned and continue to rinse and care for the area as instructed by your surgeon. You should be fine. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Dry Socket?: Possible? Yes. Likely? No. Usually patients become aware of a problem 2 to 4 days after the extraction. ...Read more
I had my two upper wisdom teeth removed a week ago. Am i still eligible to get dry socket?ive been eating soups and yogurts for a week.
Unlikely: If you have not had any symptoms in a week, your socket is well on its way to healing. You may call your dentist if you have any doubt, however, it should be safe to return to normal diet. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my top right wisdom tooth extracted last week. And im not feeling pain just achey also a bit in my ear. Im SUPER SCARED OF HAVING DRY SOCKET. Tissue has already formed cab i still get dry socket? Im gonna cry so scared. Please.
Dry socket: Usually occurs in first 2-3 days after extraction. If you're scared, go back to the Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon who treated you for a post-surgical follow up. Wouldn't it be nice to have a practitioner actually examine you and then put your fears to rest? ...Read more
I had my tooth taken out a week ago today. i have just woke up to a big red/black lump in my mouth which was the blood clot. Will I get dry socket?
Possible, but not as: Likely since the protective blood clot is covered with mucosa. If the sutures come loose & one chews or rinses too vigorously, the clot may be dislodged & food & bacteria can enter & infect the bone. Follow oral surgeon's advice for post-op care. Return if pain worsens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely : Developing a "Dry Socket" after 8 days is highly unlikely, but you could have an infection. Call your dentist or oral surgeon to be professionally evaluated and treated if necessary. It is also possible that you may still be sore even 8 days after your extractions, if the surgery was a difficult one. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clot: A dry socket is the result of the breakdown of the blood clot. Food can become lodged in the socket and a lump of something can come out. If a dentist has seen you about the dry socket, he could have placed a treatment packing in the socket and it could have come out. If the pain has subsided, do not be concerned. It will ultimately heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Dry socket is a painful dental condition that can occur after a permanent tooth extraction when a blood clot dissolves. Snoring, the noise that emanates from the soft tissues of the oropharyngeal walls during inspiration, can become a component of sleep apnea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry Socket: Typically a dry socket becomes painfully evident about 4 days following an extraction of a tooth. The greatest percentage of dry sockets occur in the lower arch. See your dentist who can pack the site with a special dry socket dressing. This, along with an analgesic, should keep you comfortable until the pain subsides and healing is underway. In about two weeks you should be comfortable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry Socket: It usually takes some time for the discomfort to set in, but there is not cut and dry rule, everyone is different. Just because what looks like a clot has come out, doesn't mean there still isn't some left inside the socket, enough to keep things ok. ...Read more
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