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What Can I Do For My Dry Socket Without Going To A Doctor
Not much: A dry socket will present as intense/increasing pain typically 48 hours after a tooth extraction. It is caused by exposed bone in an area that has lost it's blood clot. Treatment is to have a medicated dressing placed into the affected area. Antibiotics will not help a dry socket. Some patients have 'waited out the pain' without seeing their surgeon; i would not recommend that course of action. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Saw my OMS doctor today and he packed my wisdom tooth extraction with medicated gauze for my dry socket it feel out and now my socket is huge. Normal?
Very Common: The gauze packing should be removed and replaced every 24 hours until symptoms subside. At this point you should treated the dry socket by flushing the extraction site with warm salt water solution and packing the socket with gauze or a gelatin sponge by yourself. If concerned, see your oral surgeon/dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dry socket: Severely damaged and injured eyes can lead to destruction of the tear mechanism and dryness of the socket. This can make wearing a prosthetic eye difficult and uncomfortable. You should consult with an oculoplastic surgeon if this is your problem as well as your ocularist who made the prosthetic eye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got four wisdom teeth extracted a week ago, on monday.On thursday, the doctor said that it's not a dry socket. Today, the pain has reached my ear and my jaw cracks on the same side. What should I do?
Multiple issues: It's not uncommon to have multiple issues going on at the same time. First you have the pain and discomfort of the surgery. Second, your jaw was open for a long time. Third, pain often radiates and refers to other areas. Plus you've got the stress of dealing with all of this. Soft diet, anti-inflammatory pain medication, rest and time should resolve the issues shortly. If not call your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a dry socket. Doc gave me pills for the pain and a syringe to clean the sockets. Tried the syringe and it hurt a like crazy. Is this normal?
No.: The treatment for dry socket is for your dentist to rinse the socket with saline or antiseptic solution to dislodge any debris left in there and then pack it with medicated dressing or paste. The advice to the patient is to avoid any activity like aggressive rinsing, smoking or using straws that might remove the pack. The area needs to heal without disturbance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Took 100mg tramadol for dry socket. Now having a panic attack. Is it safe to take my Klonopin? 1mg..both prescribed. One by doc. One by dentist.
Medication effects: I understand your concern. Tramadol is a narcotic for moderate to severe pain. Klonopin is for anxiety and panic Both medications are habit forming Tramadol may cause anxiety, agitation and restlessness. Withdrawal from Tramadol may cause panic attack. Go to ER for examination, diagnosis, pain management See a Psychiatrist for diagnosis of anxiety, agitation and treatment of panic attack ...Read more
No dry socket, but DR put medpack in just in case. Told its ok to leave in next 4 dys. Is this OK? Will it hurt when removed Monday? It hurt going in.
Just got treated for dry socket today. Pain went away! how long until dry socket heals... Or until pain completely goes away?
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