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I had my wisdom teeth removed about 3 weeks ago. Today, one of the holes started bleeding a bit every time I irrigated it. Is this normal?

I had my wisdom teeth removed about 3 weeks ago. Today, one of the holes started bleeding a bit every time I irrigated it. Is this normal?

Evaluation: It's hard to know if this is normal or not in your particular case, sight unseen. I recommend you call your dentist and ask that question and ask to have that area evaluated. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Wisdom teeth sockets still bleeding at night a week after extraction. What do you suggest?

Wisdom teeth sockets still bleeding at night a week after extraction. What do you suggest?

Time: It is probably still in the healing phase and you accidentally caused some bleeding with your tongue unconsciously or consciously irritating the area. I would suggest you have the dentist who extracted your teeth take a look and make sure it's healing according to schedule. Or just give it time if it's improving each day. ...Read more

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I got my wisdom teeth pulled out almost 5 months ago but i still have minimal bleeding about once every 5 weeks. Is this normal? Im 14

I got my wisdom teeth pulled out almost 5 months ago but i still have minimal bleeding about once every 5 weeks. Is this normal? Im 14

No: Have the surgeon look at it for you. The tissue from wisdom teeth extraction heals relatively fast in a few weeks. Obviously you have some other thing happening like possible gum disease. ...Read more

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After wisdom teeth removal a week ago, i began bleeding and spat out a large-ish blood clot. I am soaking through gaze. Should i be worried?

After wisdom teeth removal a week ago, i began bleeding and spat out a large-ish blood clot. I am soaking through gaze. Should i be worried?

Post op bleeding: Bleeding should be substantially controlled within the first hour or two, and certainly by the next day. It's common to have some slight temporary bleeding when the wound site is irritated from tongue, food, brushing or flossing during the first week. Anything more than that should be discussed with the dentist who removed the tooth. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how long for wisdom teeth to stop bleeding?

I'm wondering how long for wisdom teeth to stop bleeding?

After removal?: Is your questions regarding how long you have to wait to see the bleeding to stop after wisdom teeth extraction? Please re-send your question so that we can send with the appropriate answer. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will bleeding last after getting wisdom teeth out?

Can someone tell me how long will bleeding last after getting wisdom teeth out?

Depends: Less than you think if you do the right things for the first 3 hours = bite firm on cotton over this extraction site, and use ice on the outside of the face next to the extraction site. ...Read more

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How do you staunch the bleeding after wisdom teeth removal?

Apply pressure: Bite down on some gauze or a tea bag for 30 mintues. ...Read more

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Why am I still bleeding on the 3rd day after wisdom teeth removal?

Why am I still bleeding on the 3rd day after wisdom teeth removal?

Wisdom teeth healing: You should not be bleeding 3 days after wisdom teeth extraction. Please call the extracting dentist about this for the best advice. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removal and i'm still bleeding on day 4, is this normal?

Wisdom teeth removal and i'm still bleeding on day 4, is this normal?

It is not unusual: to notice small episodes of bleeding for several days after wisdom teeth surgery; simply bite on gauze again in the area of bleeding. Actually, some bleeding after extractions is beneficial and sign of a normal healing. If concerned, see your surgeon for post-op appointment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have minor bleeding in the mornings after wisdom teeth removal?

Is it normal to have minor bleeding in the mornings after wisdom teeth removal?

Yes, but: Yes, but only for a number of days. You might be accidentally rubbing your tongue against the site. Prop your head up on some pillows when you go to sleep. Consult with you own dentist who is most knowledgeable about your medical history and specific dental situation. ...Read more

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Dr. Harinder Gill
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Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more


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