Tooth Extraction

Related Terms: Root Canal Treatment, Wisdom Tooth Extraction, Dental Scaling, Wisdom Teeth, Tooth Extraction (Removal), Surgical Removal Of Wisdom Teeth, Dental Filling

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After tooth extraction, I feel exhausted with irregular bowel movements. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I had my left lower wisdom teeth extracted before a week and stitches are still there and yet to be removed. I am on Paracetamol and other painkillers. The problem is I do not have any pain in my mouth. But, I feel exhausted, restless and I just cannot wake up from my bed. Also, my bow...  Read Full »
Dr. Geeth Sadasivam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your complaint and the relevant details. You have also mentioned that you are under Paracetamol tablets. It is a mere painkiller and has zero side effects on your bowel movements. But, if you were prescribed with antibiotics after wisdom tooth removal, then I ...  Read Full »
The site of tooth extraction looks like a mold. What is the reason?
Query: Hi doctor, I need help. I had my molar extracted last week. The area where the tooth was removed is looking very weird. Green, white, blue, yellow, with a tint of blood? It looks like a mold. I am taking Mefenamic acid thrice a day, I put ice on it, and I am on a soft diet. It is sometimes painful,...  Read Full »
Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. As per your history and sent photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it looks like the wound is healing and the color changes occur during the healing period. If you have bad breath and ...  Read Full »
I have pain and bleeding after molar tooth extraction. Please advise.
Query: Hello doctor, Is it normal for a dentist to not prescribe anything for pain after having a broken molar extracted, and three roots pulled out? My tooth was extracted yesterday, still bleeding heavily. I had fever through the day.  Read Full »
Dr. Sreekesh Menon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Most dentists will offer pain medications if the procedure can reasonably be expected to cause pain that cannot be managed by OTC medication. In your case, I wonder why he has not prescribed any because extracting a third molar root can be a little difficult and the pa...  Read Full »
How can we stop excessive bleeding from tooth extraction site?
Query: Hi doctor, It has been eight hours now. I have extracted three teeth at the same time. There is excessive bleeding from the extracted site. Is this deadly?  Read Full »
Dr. Purva Jingar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Drink a lot of water and follow the medication prescribed by the dentist. You can use ice in the extracted site to stop the bleeding. If it still continues to bleed, consult your dentist. If it stops, then from the next day, rinse mouth with salt water and turmeric mixt...  Read Full »
What should I do for sneezing after teeth extraction?
Query: Hello doctor,I had got two teethpulled yesterday. Developed terrible sneezing. What should I do? I have tried over the counter drugs, but not helping.  Read Full »
Dr. Geeth Sadasivam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Firstly, I would like to know if it is the upper back tooth which has been pulled out. If no, then there is no connection between the sneezing and it. You will be absolutely fine with home remedies. Over the counter medication will take at least three dosages to work. S...  Read Full »
I am bleeding, four hours after a tooth extraction. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor,About four hours ago, I had a tooth removed. It has started to bleed again, and I rinsed my mouth with water. I read online that you should not do that. My gum is really hurting. Am I going to be fine?  Read Full »
Dr. Honey Arora

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Slight bleeding from the site of extraction is normal within 24 hours of extraction. But if bleeding is severe, you should immediately consult a dentist or go to an emergency room. As of now, you should bite on a sterile piece of gauze and apply gentle pressure, so that b...  Read Full »
Solution for Tongue Numbness after Tooth Extraction
Query: Hi doctor, Three months back, I had a wisdom tooth extraction. Still, I feel tongue numbness. What is the solution?  Read Full »
Dr. Prerna Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The tongue numbness is caused by nerve injury or irritation at the time of giving local anesthesia before your tooth removal or even due to the closeness of the roots of your tooth to the nerve bundle. However, this is usually transient and there is a gradual recovery of ...  Read Full »
Is it normal to have severe pain even after anesthesia during tooth extraction?
Query: Hello doctor, I went to the dentist this morning for an extraction on a bottom molar on my left side. After being completely numbed he started the extraction and I had excruciating pain. He numbed me more but no matter how much he numbed, it hurt so bad. He eventually said he would refer me to a de...  Read Full »
Dr. Soheel Hussain Zargar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is the best question I have got in my practice and the most frequent query is how and why. This is due to two reasons. Infected tooth with much inflammation or patient's anxious nature. So to tackle such cases it is better to prescribe antibiotics for five days then...  Read Full »
Why is there pain at the site of wisdom tooth extraction?
Query: Hello doctor, I had a wisdom tooth and an adjacent molar removed two days ago. Everything has healed nicely except a very painful white spot in the very back of my cheek next to the extraction site. What could this be? I have attached photographs for your reference.  Read Full »
Dr. Asma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity) By looking at the picture, it looks like an oral ulcer to me. You need not worry, it sometimes takes more than a week to heal up completely. You can start with Hexidine (Chlorhexidi...  Read Full »
Why are the gums swollen and painful at the wisdom tooth extraction site?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old female. I had my wisdom teeth taken out about four days ago, and now the gum behind where the wisdom tooth used to be is very swollen and causing pain.  Read Full »
Dr. Himayoon Majeed Mir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have been through your query and I can understand your concern. Pain after the extraction is normal and that too for the wisdom tooth which often requires surgical intervention. However, if the pain is still present after four days (provided the extraction did not...  Read Full »


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