Is my wisdom teeth post-extraction pain from dry sockets?

Could be. Dry sockets are much more common in women. They are very painful, constant and usually feel a pulse in the extraction site. Irrigating the socket helps. Antibiotics sometimes help.

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It's been five days since I had my wisdom teeth taken out. Am I still at risk for dry sockets? I am terrified.

Yes, but. do you have any worsening pain or swelling or difficulty chewing or swallowing? if non of those then relax and discuss any symptoms or concerns with your oral surgeon. Read more...

Got wisdom teeth out - Should I continue saline rinses after getting medicated dressings applied for dry sockets?

Instructions. The instructions your surgeon gave you should be strictly followed. Rinsing may dislodge the medicated dressings, but if that's what your surgeon told you to do, then follow his/her directions. Read more...
You should. It is recommended to use a warm saline rinse (3-4X/day) to clean your mouth, and you should refrain from using tobacco products, spicy foods and alcohol. Read more...