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How long does referred pain in other teeth last after wisdom teeth extraction? I am day 11 post op and feeling pain in two teeth nearby.

How long does referred pain in other teeth last after wisdom teeth extraction? I am day 11 post op and feeling pain in two teeth nearby.

Prolonged...: If you're still experiencing pain that you'd attribute to the extraction, I'd consider that slightly outside the norm and would start to entertain things like 'dry socket'. I'd consult your orthodontist/dentist for an evaluation just to make sure everything is healing well, or that there aren't other issues ongoing. ...Read more

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What to do after teeth extraction to reduce pain?

What to do after teeth extraction to reduce pain?

Several things: Assuming there is no infection in the area you can apply ice for the first 24 hours...15 min on...15 min off you can take the pain medication your dentist prescribes or over the counter meds like advil or motrin. On the day after your extraction start rinsing with warm salt water 3-4 times per day. ...Read more

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How to deal with teeth pain after complete extraction?

How to deal with teeth pain after complete extraction?

Medication and rest: After an extraction you want to be careful to not irritate the area. Try to chew elsewhere and not over open your mouth. Eat a soft diet and take medication appropriate for you and your medical condition. Usually the pain will drop to a tolerable level within 3-4 days or sooner. ...Read more

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I am still having pain 9 days after wisdom teeth extraction. Is this normal?

I am still having pain 9 days after wisdom teeth extraction. Is this normal?

Post op pain: That's hard to say over the internet. If the pain is decreasing over time, you're probably fine. However, this should be discussed with the dentist who actually removed your teeth. Follow-up aftercare is part of the responsibility of your dentist and yours to ensure that everything is as expected. Call your dentist and discuss this issue. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still feel pain 5 days after wisdom teeth extraction?

Is it normal to still feel pain 5 days after wisdom teeth extraction?

Yes: However, if the pain is significant you may have a "dry socket". This is easily treated by packing the socket with a eugenol dressing. Usually it feels better almost immediately. Call you dentist or oral surgeon and have them take a look. ...Read more

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I have more pain after wisdom teeth extraction, numbess less noticed, what to do?

I have more pain after wisdom teeth extraction, numbess less noticed, what to do?

Return to dentist: Return to your dentist who extracted the wisdom teeth. The most common reason for pain after an extraction is a dry socket. This occurs if the blood clot that forms when the tooth is extracted is lost. Treatment involves packing a gauze soaked in a solution that makes the pain improve significantly. Other reasons for pain exist also. ...Read more

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How long after a wisdom teeth extraction does pain and swelling die down?

How long after a wisdom teeth extraction does pain and swelling die down?

Varies: This varies from case to case based upon the difficulty of the extraction, skill of the surgeon and whether it was infected or not. Also the patients pain tolerance can influence it. Generally speaking 3-7 days. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about having an abnormal pain a week after wisdom teeth extraction surgery.?

Can you tell me about having an abnormal pain a week after wisdom teeth extraction surgery.?

Call surgeon: If you are feeling abnormal pain, the problem should be addressed by the surgeon. Give the office a call. ...Read more

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First time I have felt intense pain is 3 days after wisdom teeth extraction, why is that?

First time I have felt intense pain is 3 days after wisdom teeth extraction, why is that?

Possible dry socket: Have your oral surgeon take a look if the pain is that intense and otc pain meds are not helping you. ...Read more

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