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How long does it take to recover completely after having wisdom tooth extraction it's been 3 weeks and i still need to take painkillers twice a day.

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Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry
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In brief: Too long

This really varies widely depending on many variables including invasiveness of the surgery, your medical status, individual variation in perception of pain, surgical complications, etc.
After 3 weeks, you should return to the surgeon for an assessment of why there is still significant pain.

In brief: Too long

This really varies widely depending on many variables including invasiveness of the surgery, your medical status, individual variation in perception of pain, surgical complications, etc.
After 3 weeks, you should return to the surgeon for an assessment of why there is still significant pain.
Dr. John DeWolf
Dr. John DeWolf
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Please see surgeon

Although no 2 people respond the same way, 3 weeks is much longer than should be.
Please call your oral surgical specialist for an appointment to have him/her check and do what is necessary to help you feel better. Don't hesitate to call, the surgeon wants to help your resolve your problem.

In brief: Please see surgeon

Although no 2 people respond the same way, 3 weeks is much longer than should be.
Please call your oral surgical specialist for an appointment to have him/her check and do what is necessary to help you feel better. Don't hesitate to call, the surgeon wants to help your resolve your problem.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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