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Tooth taken out - advice needed!!

(5 Posts)
Sycamoretrees Tue 24-Dec-13 22:59:05

I had a tooth out on Wednesday 18th and it's only just starting to feel better. I did notice a slight improvement each day though. Hope your mouth feels better really soon. I know how rubbish it is.

banana87 Tue 24-Dec-13 22:53:48

Not all antibiotics treat all infections so quite likely you have an infection that the antibiotics can't clear. Sorry hmm

tribpot Tue 24-Dec-13 22:50:46

It doesn't sound quite right. What were you advised to expect by the dentist who extracted the tooth?

Was it a wisdom tooth? The NHS Choices page suggests there could be a two week recovery period if so. This seems to suggest the main cause of ongoing pain is an infection, I wonder if this is somehow possible despite the anti-bios?

emmoB13 Tue 24-Dec-13 22:21:10

Sorry for typos on phone!

emmoB13 Tue 24-Dec-13 22:19:32

I had a tooth removed on Friday. Is it normal that it is still really painful? I am taking ibruofen and paracetamol four hourly even through the night. Regularly ribosome my mouth with salt water and keeping good mouth hygiene. I have started to get throat and earache but I am on pretty strong antibiotics so it's not an infection. I thought it would have settled down by now. It's my lower jaw and took a little while to get out of that makes any difference. Is this normal?

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