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Does vicoprofen (hydrocodone and ibuprofen) cause dry socket after extraction?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No

Nope.

In brief: No

Nope.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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In brief: No

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.

In brief: No

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.
Dr. Justin Zumstein
Dr. Justin Zumstein
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