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Smelly Extraction Site But Healing Well
2.5 weeks since wisdom tooth removal. Stitches out, healing well, no pain. OK to have foods like Pizza, etc, as long as I keep debris away from area?
3 days after failed root canal extraction (tooth #30), discomfort persists, socket is not dry. Why is it filled with gray/green salty tasting matter?
Post op socket: Some discomfort is to be expected. Unfortunately, we would have to actually examine you in order to determine the state of health and healing in that area. Why don't you call the dentist who extracted the tooth to discuss this issue and then follow up on healing? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Following wisdom teeth removal 6 weeks later gum not heeled and snot comin from wisdom extraction site also foul odor when leaning forward ?
Sinus Communication: Your description sounds descriptive for an ororantral fistula, or a communication between your maxillary sinus and the wisdom tooth extraction site. At 6 weeks postop, you need to be evaluated by your surgeon to determine what course of action will be necessary to repair the communication. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Simple vulvectomy 7 wks ago-gran tissue removed-no VIN.Healed well. Stitches all dissolved but sore despite nothing to see. Nerve damage? Rec meds?
4 days after wsdm tooth extractions (impacted), pink "bubble like" things where teeth were. Soft and cover up hole. Is this normal part of healing?
Not a fan: I am not a big fan of peroxide use as an oral rinse. I prefer warm salt water rinses. What did your dentist recommend. Make sure you always dilute peroxide 50/50, if you rinse with it. Undiluted, it is too strong. ...Read more
5 days post-op wisdom tooth extraction. Healing perfectly, dentist said i'm doing great. How to keep food out of the hole/stitches without irrigation syringe. Syringe may cause dry socket he said.
Healing a (2.5"diam. x .5") wound from 2ndary int., is it normal to feel weak and dizzy? No painkillers, wound healing great. Just surprised. ThankYou
Surprised by what: Can you give more details on the wound? Trauma, surgery, both? Perhaps, you haven't been eating well since the surgery or debridment process? Perhaps, you haven't been taking in enough fluids? Have your doctors given you guidelines to follow? Perhaps you are queasy from seeing the wound if it's open and healing? Doesn't sound like you need painkillers but maybe you're just being brave? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does smoking marijuana affect wound healing after 1 month of fistulotomy surgury wounds are still being packed and still have to wear bandages?
D/w your surgeon: Marijuana itself has very little effect on wound healing or recovery after surgery. Smoking, however, decreases lung function and can interfere with wound healing. Most experts suggest cessation of smoking for at least four weeks before surgery. Marijuana is illegal and may lead to dependency, mood changes and psychosis. Will not recommend to use Marijuana post surgery. ...Read more
Is it normal for gums to heal over wisdom teeth extraction sockets? Will the sockets still be able to heal?
Wisdom tooth extraction went well, and was also well in 1 week post op checkup. Since then, can food damage the site such as break jaw bone?
Normal healing: If this is in reference to a dental extraction, it is reasonable to expect minor swelling around an extraction site (wound). This is an acute phase inflammatory sign, and should resolve quickly in the absence of infection. If swelling persists or worsens, then infection or dry socket should be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a simple vulvectomy 5 wks ago-area of over-granulation tissue removed-no VIN. Wound healing well altho 1 stitch opened. Still have pain- normal?
Husband had skin graft and donor site was sealed w/something that is causing great pain? No wound care given...What to do it bad
I have a post surgery pilonidal cyst wound and it is in its final stages. Saline water was used to clean it, now antiseptic. Could this slow healing?
How many days after wisdom tooth extraction is the blood clot NOT needed anymore and developing dry socket is a non issue.
Depends: That would be based on the difficulty and severity of the tooth removal, but usually 7 to 10 days is sufficient ...Read more
Had difficult tooth extraction 3wks ago - tooth had abscess at root. The bone above extraction site is still very tender.Could it be infection?
Possibly...: But so hard to say without an examination. Have the dentist who extracted the tooth take a look. ...Read more
Had laminectomy <2wks. Back incision is healing, but my skin is very irritated by any adhesives to keep wound covered. Any options? Is covering needed
May not need it now: If I wound is closed you may not need it. Otherwise you can talk with your physician about paper tape ...Read more
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