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Should I Have My Wisdom Tooth Removed
Week: About a week should be ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unlikely: It might feel like your teeth have shifted when in reality they didn't. The area may be swollen and tender and make it feel like that. However, to be sure, have your own dentist check it out on your next post-operative visit. Something else might have happened independent of the removal of your wisdom tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my wisdom tooth removed 4 days ago and it won't stop bleeding I have no pain but it keeps bleeding a lot
Wisdom tooth: Please call the dentist that extracted your wisdom teeth ASAP. Have you been bleeding for the last 4 days? Have you been following the post op instructions give after the extractions? This is too long to be bleeding. You need to contact the dentist and get this checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello! I had my wisdom tooth removed 2/18... Still healing, just ate and a piece of food is stuck in the hole. What can I do to remove it?
Friday morning i had my wisdom tooth removed and it is now sunday night and i'm still numb is that normal? ?
Parasthesia : Rare but possible complication following the extraction of a lower wisdom tooth. It could be temporary or permanent. Usually is the trauma to mandibular nerve which lies in anatomical proximity to the roots of the wisdom tooth. Call your dentist for re-evaluation and possible course of the steroids. Be well soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a bump where i got my wisdom tooth removed, the bump hurts a little, is it infected? I got it extracted 1 month ago.
There is some ooze coming from my gum on the side where I had my wisdom tooth removed. That was 6 weeks ago. Am I getting an abscess?
Residual infection?: After 6 weeks the extraction site should be 95% healed. Residual infection from the surgery is possible and i believe you asked an earlier question about your lip being swollen which likely is being caused by that as well. Go back to the doc or surgeon who removed your wisdom tooth to have the area checked and if infection is confirmed you will need antibiotics to help it heal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just had my wisdom tooth removed and it's been about 18 hours. I can't see a clot but it's not bleeding. How do I know if it's there?
Seeing Is Believing: The blood clot covers the extraction site and allows the area to heal. Eat soft food and be careful not to dislodge the blood clot when brushing near the area for 3-4 days. Avoid sucking through straws and stuff, spitting, rinsing your mouth (24h) and blowing your nose is strongly recommended. ...Read more
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