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    Default Wisdom teeth removal?

    Hey I had 2 wisdom teeth taken out in the chair a week ago under local anesthetic, procedure wasn't bad in itself but it did take him a prolonged time to get one in particular out, all up it took 2 hours and he ended up having to leave 1 root in there as he couldn't get it out.

    I am still in pain, nurofen isn't doing anything, I've used up all the nurofen plus I had and that wasn't working too well either. I've had my jaw adjusted by my chiro yesterday which has improved it a little bit but nurofen is still not doing much.

    I'm not really into popping all these pain meds and I am just wondering if it is normal to still be in pain a week later? It's right in where my lower jaw joins my upper jaw so I think it's from having my mouth open that wide for so long?

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    Dh had this and it was. Infected.. I would. Go back to the dentist and check.
    You might juat ne3d anyi biotics!

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    This happened to my DF too. It was a dry socket and required antibiotics

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    Same. .. dh had dry socket

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    That doesn't sound right to me....the dentist left the root from one tooth in your jaw? That definitely sounds like an infection risk. I'd encourage you to get a second opinion asap....tooth pain is the absolute pits...hope this is rectified really soon.


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    I've made an appointment to see the dentist again tomorrow morning, she doesn't think it is dry socket more likely that the infection I had 2 weeks ago has returned as I couldn't take both lots of antibiotics.

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    I had 4 impacted teeth taken out all at once under anaesthetic and I was in pain for a month. Nothing was wrong it just all hurt. I usually have a really high pain tolerance, but that was horrible

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    Hi I'm looking at getting 2 wisdom teeth removed as they're causing a tremendous amount of pain. I was wondering how long you had to wait to get them removed & how much it costs if you dont have PHI?

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    Thanks for the help, it is an infection. Have 2 lots of antibiotics to take as well as some better pain meds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by headoverfeet View Post
    Thanks for the help, it is an infection. Have 2 lots of antibiotics to take as well as some better pain meds.

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    Sorry to hear you have an infection, but glad to hear you. Went back to try And sort it out.
    Good luck!


 

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