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Medicine For Dry Socket
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Just had medicine put in a dry socket to take the pain away The novacaine is wearing off and I'm starting to feel some pain. Is this normal?
Yes: Pain with dry sockets is normal, even with medication. ...Read more
Had dry socket they packed It with medicine on the 17th. Still have white stuff showing and hurts to touch. Is this normal? how long to heal?
Just a thought: but it sounds like you may have an infection!! Re-check your situation again with your Dentist/Oral Surgeon! Just a thought! Dr Z ...Read more
I am supposd to take amoxilin 500mg 3 times a day for my tooth (dry socket issue). But as I will be fasting this month how can i take the medicine?
Put off: Put off the fast until you heal. Your body needs building blocks to repair. Fasting will only compromise the healing process. Take the antibiotic EXACTLY as prescribed until all pills have been taken. Don't quit mid-course. Please discuss this immediately with your treating Dentist or Oral Surgeon, the practitioner that knows you best. ...Read more
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?
I had a molar extracted in July. I developed a dry socket. It was packed with medicine. Started healing slowly now a small piece of bone shows again?
Incomplete healing: With a dry socket, excess inflammation can become present within the tooth socket. With this excess inflammation, the tissue within and surrounding the tooth socket can have changes within of the blood flow to the tissues. With these changes, incomplete healing can occur due to surface dying of the tissue. This dying of tissue can leave painful exposed bone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad: Basically the clot that was supposed to form after tooth extraction is either never formed or removed....Both usually due to improper care. It's the exposure of bone and great pain follows. http://www.animated-teeth.com/dry-sockets/a1-dry-sockets.htm should help you with all the info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: A dry socket is relatively easily treated by a dentist who can place medication into the socket, usually every 2-3 days until healing resumes and the pain subsides. This can take one visit or many depending upon the medical conditions, the difficulty of the extraction, and whether or not an infection was present. Relief usually begins within hours of placement of the medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown: The cause of dry socket is not completely known. The general hypothesis used are: bone tissue that's been traumatized during the extraction and tissue activators that cause the blood clot to disintegrate. The lack of blood clot in socket and exposed alveolar bone is a factor not a cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Better option: Is to see your dentist as soon as possible for several reasons. First- you want to ensure that there is no infection present. Second-dentist can apply medication so that pain relief is simple and quick and will promote faster healing. Third- why suffer unnecessarily when this type of post operative treatment is generally at no cost to you as part of follow up care? Finally (see comment) -->. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Loss of blood clot: Signs of dry socket most often involve loss of the blood clot in the socket. Symptoms of dry socket involve severe pain in the jaw that is not relieved by pain medication. Placing a sedative dressing into the socket, after debriding the area is usually the required treatment. This is often needed several times for a week or two. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually low: Chances are usually very low; however, if you use a straw with a lot of suction, you can lose the clot and develop a dry socket. Heavy smoking after extraction can also lead to dry socket. If you are over zealous brushing your teeth, you can also dislodge the clot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment:: local treatment ( dressing) or packing the socket) can be provided by a dentist, and a general medication such as antibiotics can help with the infection.but best medication is prevention, allow a proper blood clot the time to form before rinsing or eating on the side, no smoking for a few days after the extraction and especially if you have already Ardy socket. ...Read more
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