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Pain After Extraction

Pain after removing a tooth is a common occurrence and can be caused by a variety of factors. The level of pain experienced can depend on the complexity of the extraction, the location of the tooth, and the individual's pain threshold.

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I am planning for spinal surgery and I am concerned about my post-extraction tooth pain. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my tooth pulled out last week since it started to hurt all of a sudden. It was so painful that I could not even touch the tooth. The dentist suggested doing a root canal, but I got it extracted since I was unable to afford it. I had undergone extraction previously and the pain w...  Read Full »

Dr. Honey Nandwani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I appreciate that you have chosen icliniq for your medical needs. From your description, it clearly seems to be an infection. But, to confirm the cause​, an X-ray of the tooth is required. There is a possibility that any root portion of the tooth might have been acci...  Read Full »

Is it normal to experience pain in the eye, head, and neck on the side of extraction?

Query: Hello doctor, I gave birth to a baby five years back in seventh month and experienced tooth pain in my lower right tooth due to a cavity. I visited a dentist and had a tooth extraction in after one month of my baby's birth, which was 48 days postpartum. The extraction was a little critical, and half...  Read Full »

Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and I can understand your concern. Usually, the pain should not be there after a week. In your case, it looks like you have a root stem left there. It would be best to get an X-ray to rule out any left root stem. The other possibility is ...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take an extra dose of Panadeine after tooth removal?

Query: Hi doctor, Before 25 years, I had root canal treatment on my lower second molar. As I had a broken canal on the same tooth, it was surgically removed a few days ago. The stitches have healed, but still I have pain. The medication reduces pain, but I am worried as if I am taking an extra dose of Pana...  Read Full »

Dr. Nupur Prashant Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I suggest you to take only prescribed dosage not beyond it. If still pain occurs, then I suggest Augmentin Duo 625 mg (Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid) and Acuvin (Paracetamol) twice in a day at the interval of 12 hours for five days. Consult your doctor, discuss with h...  Read Full »

I underwent a tooth extraction five weeks ago and I am still experiencing severe pain on the affected side. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I underwent a tooth extraction five weeks ago, and it quickly became infected. I received treatment to clean and pack the area, and I took two courses of Amoxicillin and one course of Metronidazole. However, I am still experiencing severe pain in the entire affected side of my face, inc...  Read Full »

Dr. Purva Jingar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. I have reviewed the photos you attached (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity) and I can only observe blood clots. It seems that the socket is not adequately compressed. This pain may be attributed to ei...  Read Full »

I am a 19-year-old girl and had removed my wisdom tooth five days ago but I still have a sharp pain in that region. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 19-year-old girl, weighing 150 lbs. Five days ago, I had my wisdom teeth removed, and I am still experiencing severe pain. I have been taking Hydrocodone and Ibuprofen, but they do not provide relief. I have tried using ice packs and salt rinses, but nothing seems to help. Every ...  Read Full »

Dr. Honey Nandwani

Answer: Hello, I am delighted you turned to with your medical-related questions. I can certainly relate to your worry, and I will do my best to assist. Firstly, I would like to inform you that experiencing pain after five days of wisdom tooth extraction is not uncommon. However, if the pain is n...  Read Full »

I got a tooth removed five days back but the pain still persists. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a tooth removed five days ago. I took antibiotics before the removal but not after. I had heavy bleeding for ten hours. Since the numbing wore off I have been in pain and taking medicine every two hours to help with the pain. The blood clot is still there, with no pus, no fever, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I had gone through your query and understand your concern. As per your history, it looks like there is either a root stump left or most probably there is a sharp bony chip or edge that is causing pain. The second reason may be the dry socket (burning pain, whitish sock...  Read Full »

I am worried about recurrence of pain after extraction of my tooth and fear that the pain is spreading to other teeth. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I need someone who speaks English. I am out of the country and have had difficulty explaining to every dentist what I have been to and what is going on. It started two weeks ago when I felt a sharp pain in the lower right of my jaw. The lower of my jaw continued to hurt and felt sore f...  Read Full »

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. It is difficult to suggest much without seeing at least a picture or X-rays of the area to help understand the problem. Which tooth was extracted by your dentist? Was it the wisdom tooth? Can you attach the X-ray which ...  Read Full »

I extracted my teeth a week ago, and it still pain even after taking medications. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I extracted my teeth a week ago. But I am still in pain from that teeth extraction though I am taking medicine. There is bad blood coming from that area. What is causing the problem, and in how many days will it will get resolved?  Read Full »

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If the wound is not healed due to the loss of blood clot from the extraction site and gets infected, it may cause intense pain and a bad smell. This condition is called dry socket condition. You will have to use warm salt water gargle three times a day and also tak...  Read Full »

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