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This is the fourth day after a very bad tooth extraction and
This is the fourth day after a very bad tooth extraction and I am still in the same amount of pain. The hole is closing up and looks to be healing well but the pain in my gums and jaw even make my tem… read more
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I had a lower molar extracted 6 days ago. The clot fell out this morning while doing salt water rinses. I have an aching pain by the jaw and some sharp pains in and off inside but nothing unbearable. … read more
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I was reading the answer u had for pain a in ear down alng
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On December 25th I started feeling a dull ache only along my
Hi there, On December 25th I started feeling a dull ache only along my left temple. I could not seem to figure out the source of the pain and realized when I bit down my left 3rd molar was hurting. I … read more
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Following a tooth extraction 6 days ago, I now have a
Following a tooth extraction 6 days ago, I now have a absolutely foul taste in my mouth which I am sure is foul smelling too. I believe the hole where the tooth was is weeping an causing this, I do ha… read more
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I had my back molar extracted over a week ago because it was
I had my back molar extracted over a week ago because it was cracked to the root. The jaw was swollen and I had a hard lump about the size of a small walnut there. 6 days after the extraction, I notic… read more
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I had an abscess in the lower left wisdom tooth which needed
I had an abscess in the lower left wisdom tooth which needed tooth extraction. I wasn't given an antibiotic. It was extracted yesterday. Since then, I've been having pain (only on touch) in the left u… read more
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I am living in Colombia at the moment and went to the
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I am only two weeks out from a difficult extraction of a lower second molar started by a general dentist and completed by an oral surgeon the general dentist sent me to that same day. Knowing that I w… read more
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Have been having jaw pain that increases on chewing. I see a
Hi have been having jaw pain that increases on chewing. I see a very small black hole on my molar teeth, not sure if this indicates any cavity or decay. Also have slight throat pain on swallowing.… read more
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i recently had a double extraction {yesterday} in the lower right side one moler and the tooth next to it the dentist did it an had a very hard time getting it out it took 45 min for one tooth . he se… read more
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I had a top molar extracted two weeks ago, last week the dentist went in and scraped to remove infection. He put me on antibiotics for five days. The area is still very swollen and hurts to badly I ca… read more
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I had #19 lower left molar removed on monday 10/6/08. it had
I had #19 lower left molar removed on monday 10/6/08. it had a root canal four weeks ago. it was severely fractured in four directions. on friday I started experiencing intense pain radiating to my ea… read more
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I recently have had a wisdom tooth extraction. Number 17 to be exact. The oral surgeon did what he called a tri fold with my cheek to keep the wound better protected. Now when i smile or yawn i feel a… read more
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I had a tooth extracted on the upper right side. It is the
I had a tooth extracted on the upper right side. It is the second molar past my eye tooth. This was done six months ago. I still have an empty socket with a foul odor and occassional foul taste. There… read more
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I had a lower molar extracted just before Thanksgiving 2007. I got dry socket, and a few weeks after the orginal surgery, the oral surgeon had to go back in to remove a tooth fragment he missed the ls… read more
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