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Q. Why is there bleeding for over 24 hours after wisdom tooth removal?

Answered by
Dr. Tooba Qazi
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Apr 16, 2019

Hi doctor,

I have got my wisdom teeth out yesterday and they have been bleeding for over 24 hours. Is this normal?

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Hi,

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Yes, it is normal. You just keep a cold cotton pack for the next two hours at the socket. This will make the clot. Then start with saline water mouthrinses five times a day for the next whole week. Take a 1/4th teaspoon of salt in a cup of lukewarm water and do its rinses. It will heal up your socket fast. Stay happy and blessed.


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