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I just got my wisdom teeth out and the bottom left socket is excreting this awful rotting taste. Its not all the time, but comes out more like blood.

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Dr. Maryam Chiani
Dentistry

In brief: Extraction socket

It is normal to have some bleeding in the extraction socket.
Often pre existing infection in the area can cause bad taste. You must follow the post op instructions given by your dentist to insure proper healing.

In brief: Extraction socket

It is normal to have some bleeding in the extraction socket.
Often pre existing infection in the area can cause bad taste. You must follow the post op instructions given by your dentist to insure proper healing.
Dr. Maryam Chiani
Dr. Maryam Chiani
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Dr. Dennis Cufone
Dentistry

In brief: Dry socket

More than likely you've developed a dry socket.
This happens when the clot gets disturbed after extractions. It is a rather painful infection so please return to the surgeon to have it treated.

In brief: Dry socket

More than likely you've developed a dry socket.
This happens when the clot gets disturbed after extractions. It is a rather painful infection so please return to the surgeon to have it treated.
Dr. Dennis Cufone
Dr. Dennis Cufone
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