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Severe Pain After Tooth Extraction
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
I had a tooth extraction due to severe pain in my tooth, the pain is gone but there's still a little swelling at the upper side of the tooth next to it?
Reevaluation: Hard to tell without examination. If it has been more than a week since the extraction, swilling should have disappeared. In any case, return to your Dentist to evaluate the surgical site, the health of your gums/bone, the health of adjacent teeth, and to plan for replacing the extracted tooth to prevent bite collapse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a tooth extraction and a filling but I am severe pain in my gums and jaws what could be the problem
More info needed...: Extraction and filling same arch, same side? Was the filling deep? Did you have an infection? Simple or complex extraction? Answers to these questions would go a long way in answering yours. Please see your treating dentist for a follow-up visit. ...Read more
I'm having severe pain all in my gums and jaws and ears .i had a tooth extraction .what could be wrong ?
I had a tooth extraction friday my stitches have started coming loose and has cause severe pain i'm out of the pain medication the dentist gave me?
1 week since tooth extraction, still severe pain. I'm confident it isn't dry socket, as it isn't the socket that hurts. It's the red area around it ?
I had a tooth extraction 2 days ago and am experiencing severe pain, swelling, nausea and head spins. Should I seek out a doctor ?
Complications: Certainly does sound like you're suffering from potential complications of that tooth extraction such as a possible infection doesn't it? I might first try call the dentist back who you saw. They may want to take another look at the extraction site to see if there's something they can do before seeing a non-dental MD. Questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
HI, I am having severe pain after wisdom teeth extraction. This is my 5th day and I wake up every night in pain. please help?
Dry Socket ?: A possibility. Please call your surgeon at once for a follow up appointment. ...Read more
Call dentist: This can happen. Take the pain medication perscribed by the dentist or oral surgeon. If they did not prescribe anything you can take ibuprophen 600 mg and 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) every 6 hours, of these are safe for you. Call your dentist or oral surgeon about your severe pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When is the wisdom tooth extraction needed? My upper wisdom tooth is rubbing against the gum on the lower jaw causing severe discomfort.
Common problem: You should have your wisdom teeth evaluated by your dentist or oral surgeon. When insufficient space is present, they can put you at risk for infections, damage to adjacent teeth, and other types of oral pathology. It's typically best to treat them when you are young, as the surgery and recovery tend to be easier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden Severe upper lip and right sided face swelling. Had not eaten or come into contact with anything new. Wisdom tooth extraction 14 days prior. ?
How severe can nerve damage be after a wisdom tooth extraction? Is there a chance of a droopy/paralyzed lip?
Week after tooth extraction, went back to oral surgeon because of thrush symptoms, Prescribed Clotrimazole 10 mg troche.. When I use it it makes the burning of my tongue more severe. Is that normal?
I took 2 panadol (acetaminophen) extra tablets (500mg/tablet) can I take another 2 panadol (acetaminophen) night tablets four hours later ? P.S : pain after tooth extraction
Call your dentist: It will be a very good idea if you call the dr who performed the surgery on you .. Taking too much pain killers after extractions is not a very nice thing to do ...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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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