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Dry Sockets Teeth
Pain: Typically, if a patient develops dry sockets, it will occur 3-5 days after surgery. Patients often complain of a dull aching pain that radiates to the ear and wakes them up at night. Usually the prescribed apin medications no longer take care of the pain. If you are having these symptoms, you should contact your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dry sockets and wisdom teeth extraction? I had all of my wisdom teeth removed yesterday and am wondering if it's safe to swallow because it creates suctions and might break the clot.
Simple : Simple swallowing is allowed. What is not is vigerous rinsing and spitting; drinking through a straw and smoking are the two biggest no-nos. "breaking" the clot is not the problem, dislodging it is! any strong pressure in or out is bad. You must eat and drink, so swallowing is just fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wisdom teeth dry sockets hey:) i had a quick question about my wisdom teeth. So all 4 of them were impacted. And i went in 48 hours after and he said they were healing just fine. I got them out tuesday march 27. And three of them feel fine but my lower le
I wake up in such agony. Is this a normal symptom after getting your wisdom teeth out or do I have dry sockets?
Yes and no: Without knowing how difficult your extractions were, one can't say whether your problem is normal. Pain is to be expected.. But for how long and how much depends on the severity of your surgery and your pain threshold. Call your surgeon for further guidance. It also may be a dry socket. ...Read more
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