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Referred Pain After Tooth Extraction
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.
Depends: Depends on the cause of the pain, which cannot be determined without an examination. Your Surgeon is responsible for post-surgical care. ...Read more
Call the dentist: Who extracted the tooth for advice and help. ...Read more
Call ur orthodontist: Your orthodontist will know exactly what treatment has been rendered, and why that treatment might be hurting you. ...Read more
Rinse gently & Meds: The dry mouth is usually short lived after extraction, but rinsiing with salt water or mouth lubricaters such as biotene can help. Tylennol or whatever you take for headache will take the edge off of the pain. If not, then see your dentist to evaluate your healing progress and prescribe a pain medicine. ...Read more
I have severe pain after tooth extraction (one week ago). My dentist says it's fine and healing. Is this pain normal then?
Could be infection: Go back to the dentist who did the extraction and ask that they check the socket. Such pain at this time is wrong. You should be healing and getting pain free, not getting more pain! ...Read more
I still have acute and severe ear pain after tooth extraction, it been two weeks. ENT says no problem with the ear. Can anything be done?
Oral Surgeon: Your own dentist or Oral Surgeon needs to evaluate this and see whether any other treatment is indicated. Sometimes it takes awhile, even two weeks or more for complete elimination of radiating or referred pain following a surgical procedure. Contact your own dentist to discuss. ...Read more
Painless: Sorry to hear, but having a tooth pulled is sometimes necessary. Before extraction, your dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed. If you are anxious, your dentist may use IV sedation that will prevent pain completely and make you sleep through the procedure. Anesthesia is the key. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends on infection: Extraction usually does not hurt during since you are anesthetized. After you should take Ibuprofen and Aspirin for 1 - 2 days. Pain during or after extraction is not normal and is usually due to infection which requires antibiotics. If this is anticipated it is best to start antibiotics and anti-inflammatory 1 - 48 hours before ...Read more
Depends: The recovery is dependent on the amount of work to remove the teeth as well as the bodies natural healing abilities. In general for surgical extractions there will be about 3 days of discomfort and possibly some swelling. ...Read more
See a surgeon:
First of all have an oral surgeon do it. They are much more experienced than general dentists.
Secondly quit smoking if you do. Keep your mouth as clean as possible to prevent post operative infection. ...Read more
Absolutely not!: Do not rinse, spit out or drink with a straw for at least the first 24 hours after an extraction. This may dislodge the blood clot in the socket and result in delayed healing and possibly a dry socket. Follow directions give. Were you not given them? If not, call and get them. ...Read more
During extraction -you may require more anesthetic especially if the area is infected however be sure you know the difference between pain and pressure. Pain is sharp, pressure is just that like you pressing on your arm with your finger.
after extraction-pain should be minimal. If not see your dentist as you may have a dry socket requiring treatment. ...Read more
Ask your Dentist:
Here is what I give my patients after I remove a tooth. I do not recommend you follow this as you are not my patient.
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Extremely variable: It depends on each individual and the difficulty of the extraction. Generally, the pain should be manageable by 7 days but could take up to two weeks to completely resolve. ...Read more
Sedated: Extraction with sedation is to eliminate this "pain worry". When you are sedated, the area where you have extraction will typically receive local anesthetics also. There are conscious ; non-conscious types; in both cases you will be asked many pertinent questions to determine how much sedative agents to be used to maximize effect. Answer qs well ; honestly, and follow dr's instructions to do best! ...Read more
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