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I had all four wisdom teeth out, my gums are still bleeding but can I take the gauze out?

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In brief: Pressure

In most cases, you will be asked to bite down on sterile cotton gauze for at least 30 minutes, or longer if you can.
This pressure from soft gauze help the gum to stop bleeding as well as helping the blood to clot faster and settle in within the socket. Without knowing when you had extraction ;your medical history, it is hard to tell. Mostly, a few hours should be plenty. Call your dr to confirm.

In brief: Pressure

In most cases, you will be asked to bite down on sterile cotton gauze for at least 30 minutes, or longer if you can.
This pressure from soft gauze help the gum to stop bleeding as well as helping the blood to clot faster and settle in within the socket. Without knowing when you had extraction ;your medical history, it is hard to tell. Mostly, a few hours should be plenty. Call your dr to confirm.
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