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Had the medicine packing put in on Monday for a dry socket just lost it all mad bleeding a little but is this normal or should I contact my dentist?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See your dentist

The packing needs to be changed by the dentist 2-5 times over a 1-2 weeks period.
You will be OK.

In brief: See your dentist

The packing needs to be changed by the dentist 2-5 times over a 1-2 weeks period.
You will be OK.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Stephen Pyle
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See your dentist

Best to see the dentist who did the extraction so he can check the healing and determine if the packing should be replaced.
Some packings are designed to be removed, others dissolve over time.

In brief: See your dentist

Best to see the dentist who did the extraction so he can check the healing and determine if the packing should be replaced.
Some packings are designed to be removed, others dissolve over time.
Dr. Stephen Pyle
Dr. Stephen Pyle
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Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Contact the doctor

Best to repack the socket, and leave it undisturbed

In brief: Contact the doctor

Best to repack the socket, and leave it undisturbed
Dr. David Satloff
Dr. David Satloff
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Always best

Always best to contact the treating General Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon whenever you have this, or any other question, about your care.
Repacking may be necessary, but only your practitioner will know for sure.

In brief: Always best

Always best to contact the treating General Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon whenever you have this, or any other question, about your care.
Repacking may be necessary, but only your practitioner will know for sure.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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