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Bleeding while brushing after back tooth was removed. What could it be?

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I had a back tooth removed 11 days ago. Today I was brushing and it started bleeding quite a bit.Did I lose the clot?
Posted Sat, 16 Nov 2013 in Dental Health
Answered by Dr. Anshumala Singh 2 days later
Brief Answer:
could be a case of dry socket.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome.

Please answer the following details for better suggestions in this regard.

1.What did you do to stop the bleeding?Did it stop on its own or you took any medication?

2.Do you have pain and tenderness in the healing socket and its adjacent structures.

3.Please mention which jaw you are talking about.?Is it your upper jaw back tooth or lower jaw?

4.Reason for extraction?

Awaiting your response.

Take care.
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