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Pain After Molar Extraction
Still in pain after molar extraction and bone graft. Os says I have no signs of infection or dry socket. Is this pain normal? What to do?
Really varies: After a simple extraction, the answer is not very long at all. If complex surgery or complications were involved it could be days. If the pain seems to be getting worse several days after the extraction, it could be a dry socket which will require additional treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ibuprophen: There will be pain after an extraction for the first few days. Use ibuprohen 600mg every 6 hours, if this is safe for you to take. Avoid hard, chrunchy, spicy foods, a soft diet is better for the first days. Ice packs will help. Rinse with warm salt water. Follow the instructins that the dentist gave you after the extraction. Contact the dentist if you have severe pain or swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does pain 5 days after difficult molar extraction and bone graft means infection? I have no fever, on amoxicillin but stil feel intense pain.
How can I help myself to heal my gum after a molar extraction. Still in lots of pain after 5 days.?
Visit your surgeon: 5 days after a third molar extraction you should still be sore, but starting to feel better. If this is the case continue following your post treatment instructions. Remember, you had a surgery involving sensitive bone and oral tissue. If you are in more pain, you may have a complication and should followup with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2days after molar extraction and I'm getting a yellowish film over extraction site. Is this normal I have no pain.
Yes: Keep the area clean with lots of rinsing;salt water as hot as you can take it without burning yourself at the least three times daily and more is better. ...Read more
Two weeks after a difficult molar extraction i still have a constant jaw pain. Is not a crucial pain but enough to feel it all day! is it normal?
What if vicodin does not work for me after a surgical molar extraction. The bone had to be cut during the procedure and I am having a lot of pain.
Can i fly 3 weeks after molar extraction? It did develope drysocket but was treated for 4 days now no pain just ache and healing yellow whitish stuff.
Yes: If it is not hurting you, yes it is safe to fly. A dry socket is when the blood clot was washed out of the socket and left the bone uncovered. Uncovered bone does not heal and hurts. If you are not hurting, then the bone has been covered enough for flying. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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