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Dry Socket Bleeding
Cotton & Ice: Bite on cotton covering this area, and hold ice (in plastic bag) on the outside of the face next to the extraction socket. Do this for the first 3 hours after the extraction. After that it will continue on its own. See post operative instructions on my web site: dentalproblemsolvers.Com. ...Read more
I worry every time I rinse, sacred I'd start bleeding. Is it possible to have a dry socket after a day and a half of getting a tooth extracted?
It is possible: if the blood clot gets dislodged prematurely from the tooth socket or nicotine constricts blood vessels which slows the formation and expansion of the healing blood clot in the socket. This leads to the painful complication a Dry Socket. If concerned call your dentist for eval. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had the medicine packing put in on Monday for a dry socket just lost it all mad bleeding a little but is this normal or should I contact my dentist?
Wisdom tooth hole started bleeding quite a bit as brushing my teeth, now there is a deeper hole than before, is this dry socket? procedure 2 weeks ago
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