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Does It Hurt To Have A Tooth Pulled
If there is drainage from my tooth being infected does that mean the amoxicillion is working? And does it hurt to have a tooth pulled? I'm scared.
Infection: Drainage could happen with or without the antibiotic. Draining is a good thing when on the antibiotic and hopefully means your infection is being treated with the amoxicillin. Usually you'll know is 1-2 days if the antibiotic is working properly as your discomfort and swelling will go down. If you have questions you should go to your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Curious as to how much does the injection hurt for getting a tooth pulled on a scale of 1-10! help!?
Varies: Everyone's experience is different. A lot of it depends on your expectations. I can use a spider web thin needle on a person with a tongue stud and you would think i harpooned them. The very same thing on a 6 year old and they don't know i did anything. Consider getting a sedative prescribed for your appointment. ...Read more
I had one of my bottom lower tooth pulled two days ago and it still very painful. Is this normal and how much longer will it hurt?
Depends: If the tooth was impacted and required an incision and bone removal the pain may take up to a week to resolve entirely. This also depends on the doctor and his skill level. If the pain gets worse at the 3-5 day point and radiates, you may have a dry socket. I usually give my patients pain meds and steroids. The steroids keep the pain to a minimum by decreasing the initial inflammation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just got my tooth pulled. Today is day two and the site is all white and it hurts worse today than the first day. Is this normal?
Possibly: If it were a wisdom tooth or difficult extraction, having post-operative pain is somewhat normal and the dentist may have prescribed pain medication. If it was a "simple" extraction or if you are a smoker or drank from a straw, you may have a problem/dry socket. Contact your dentist as they may need to see you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long after having a tooth pulled should it hurt? Had tooth pulled friday its monday night and it hurts worse now than it did the day after
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