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Feeling pain around my eye after wisdom tooth extraction. Is this normal and what should I do?

Feeling pain around my eye after wisdom tooth extraction. Is this normal and what should I do?

See the surgeon: The removal of the upper wisdom teeth can cause some postoperative pain in the general area of the eye. However, this may be a serious complication and should be evaluated by the treating surgeon. ...Read more

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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more


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Can wisdom tooth extraction cause pain in ears, eye sockets, and throat?

Can wisdom tooth extraction cause pain in ears, eye sockets, and throat?

Yes: Pain can be referred from primary site to adjacent sites. Pain is an indicator that something's not right. Please call your surgeon, the resolution of your problem may be simple and just a phone call away. ...Read more

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Is slight yellowing of extraction site and light yellow oozing normal 3 days after tooth extraction? Most oozing occurs when I sleep, head elevated.

Is slight yellowing of extraction site and light yellow oozing normal 3 days after tooth extraction? Most oozing occurs when I sleep, head elevated.

Normal: Any pain or inflammation and fever or headache. If there is no other symptoms like that. It is ok. It is just a normal healing process. Observe for any if the above symptoms and get a checkup if you experience any of the above symptoms. ...Read more

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After tooth extraction I have this headache for more than 2 weeks now, my head is pounding specially when down at night I can hear my head pounding like a hearbeat, and now I can feel heat in the back of my neck and at the back of my body my head is very

After tooth extraction I have this headache for more than 2 weeks now, my head is pounding specially when down at night I can hear my head pounding like a hearbeat, and now I can feel heat in the back of my neck and at the back of my body my head is very

See your PCP: There are a number of things that can cause a headache to develop after extraction. Often after a tooth extraction you are prescribed opiates (e.g. Vicodin) Headaches are one of the side effects associated with opiates. Another reason could be caffeine withdrawal, stress or cervicogenic headache. Regardless, see your primary care physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a tooth extraction 2 days ago and am experiencing severe pain, swelling, nausea and head spins. Should I seek out a doctor?

I had a tooth extraction 2 days ago and am experiencing severe pain, swelling, nausea and head spins. Should I seek out a doctor?

Complications: Certainly does sound like you're suffering from potential complications of that tooth extraction such as a possible infection doesn't it? I might first try call the dentist back who you saw. They may want to take another look at the extraction site to see if there's something they can do before seeing a non-dental MD. Questions? Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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Are thereany medications for trigeminal sensory pain in left side face/head after horizontally-impacted wisdom tooth extraction & lingual nerve damage?

Are thereany medications for trigeminal sensory pain in left side face/head after horizontally-impacted wisdom tooth extraction & lingual nerve damage?

Several: We use different medications to help alleviate nerve pain. Amitryptilline is an old-fashioned anti-depressant that we never use for depression any more - it helps. Seizure medications like gabapentin, carbamezapine and valproic acid help. You may need more than one type of medication and sometimes you find out what works only by trial and error. See a neurologist for treatment. ...Read more

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Will wisdom teeth extraction cause eye redness and a bump by ear?

Will wisdom teeth extraction cause eye redness and a bump by ear?

Possible: It could be a possible complication... It would be advisable to return to your surgeon for re-evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to need a tooth extraction?

Is it normal to need a tooth extraction?

Yes: A tooth extraction is very common and a dentist can probably address the incidence. I know that it is less common for young people today because dentists have found ways to protect teeth compared to people my age (58). Still, any procedure, dental or medical, should be performed only after informed consent. I hope this helps, best wishes. ...Read more

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Why would you have unsuccessful tooth extraction?

Why would you have unsuccessful tooth extraction?

Not sure: If the tooth is removed, then the extraction is successful. There can be instances where for various reasons, the dentist may need to leave a small piece of tooth. Usually there would be more damage in removing the small piece rather than leaving it. However, a patient should always be informed if this is the case. In addition, follow up care may be needed if a piece of tooth left causes issues. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have fizzy drinks after a tooth extraction?

Is it okay to have fizzy drinks after a tooth extraction?

Carbonated drinks: You should avoid carbonated drinks for 3-5 days after wisdom teeth are extracted. The reason is to prevent the loss of the blood clot which is a cause of "dry socket"
definitely do not use a straw or smoke either! ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a tooth extraction?

What kind of complications might happen from a tooth extraction?

Several: Any surgical procedure carries some risks and possible complications. Your dentist or surgeon should discuss these with you prior to performing the procedure. Some of the more common may include, but are not limited to excessive bleeding, swelling, bruising, sensitivity in adjacent teeth, and limited opening. ...Read more

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I didn't finish my amoxicllin from my tooth extraction. Should i?

Why not?: It's always best to follow directions given to you my treating health care providers, as well as taken medication exactly as prescribed. If there is some reason that you feel that you should not follow directions, it always best to check with your doctor first. There are reasons why we give instructions and consequences if not followed. Call and ask. ...Read more

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Can I play sports after a tooth extraction?

Can I play sports after a tooth extraction?

Sports after extract: Anything activity that causes increased heart rate or blood pressure can cause some oozing from the extraction site. Avoid strenuous activity for 48-72 hours after a tooth extraction. ...Read more

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Dentists, how much is a wisdom tooth extraction?

Differs: Depends on complexity of the procedure, time to do the rx, type of anesthesia, etc. It's not like buying a can of soup, where every can is exactly like every other can. It's not a product, it's a service. So find the best oral surgeon you can (ask your dentist for referral) and go for it. ...Read more

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Infected gum after tooth extraction with ulcers?

Infected gum after tooth extraction with ulcers?

Tooth extraction: Impossible to answer without a visual examnation and additional information.
Make an appointment to have it examined by your dentist or the surgeon to did the extraction.
Also, make sure you follow the post-op instructions and keep all follow-up appointments. ...Read more

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Is IV sedation used for wisdom tooth extraction?

Sometimes: The dentist can use local anesthesia with and without sedatives. I was given oral valium for the procedure. ...Read more

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