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Gum Pain After Tooth Extraction
See an oral surgeon : Or the dentist. Pain and swelling following dental extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. If pain persists or worsens, it may require attention and you should call your dentist or oral surgeon for follow up appointment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Is some redness on the gums normal for a while after tooth extraction? I have no pain, just some red spots.
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Swollen gums and pain 5 days after wisdom tooth extraction, should I be worried or wait a few more days to see if pain lessens?
Better or worse?: Typically after surgery, the surgical pain lasts a few days then it progressively gets better. The trend is to have less and less discomfort from decreasing pain and swelling ; be able to open and use jaw for chewing more. If the swelling/pain is getting worse, it is advisable to see your doctor. If there is discharge, abscess, or redness occurring, you should have it evaluated asap. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Can a bone shard come through gum 7 months after wisdom tooth extraction? Can it cause pain in surrounding teeth?
Yes and Unlikely: While 7 months is a bit of a longer than usual time frame for a bony sequestrum to appear, it is certainly not unheard of. Local discomfort akin to splinter is what I'd expect for pain. Pain in surrounding teeth is likely due to something else. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have swollen gums and pain, 3 weeks after the procedure of wisdom tooth extraction. The bone from the socket broke loose and poked through the gum. The bone was filed and repaired by the oral surgeon. What should I do?
See oral surgeon: Sometimes this happens. You may have another bony spicule that requires exploration again. Go back and see the surgeon again. If you have lost confidence, get another opinion. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hard lump on back lower jaw after wisdom tooth extraction. Feels very bruised. Won't allow mouth to open. No infection. Pain into gums and ear.
Tooth extraction: Hi Robin, When was the extraction? For about 4-6 days it is normal to have the swelling depending on how bad it was before the extraction. It will feel swollen, bruised and cause spasms of the masseter muscle prevention mouth opening. Pain accompanies inflammation that is secondary to the extraction and possibly the infection that required it. Please see your dentist if this persists beyond 6 days ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Color changes: Initially the gums may be red and somewhat inflammed. As the area heals it may appear to have a whitish film. As healing progresses, the normal color will return. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Attachment: The gum is also attached to the tooth and no matter how careful the clinician is, some gum tissue may come out with the extracted tooth. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Normal oozing: If it's actively bleeding all day, then it would be a genuine problem. If you have gone through life never having had a bleeding problem, then likely what you are experiencing is oozing. After extraction, some blood oozes and mixes with the saliva, and you spit it out as a pink fluid all day. This is normal. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
No: They should be returning to a pink color, but it can be several weeks. Continue with the advice your dentist gave you in keeping the area clean. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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