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I had a tooth pulled and it was complicated. What can i do at home for the remedy ?

On monday I had a tooth pulled and it was complicated. I knew the pain was going to last longer then normal but towards the end of the week it has got worse. I called the office in the middle of the week with no call back yet. I did research and had spoke to some people believe to be a dry socket. I dont smoke and I did everything the way I was told to but like I said the tooth was complicated. Im in extreme pain and evertime air enters my mouth it is even worse. Is there anything I can do for the pain until I get back to the dentist ? He had wrote me a prescription that lasted just for a few days but it made me very sick. Thank you so very much.
Asked On : Mon, 27 Sep 2010
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Dentist 's  Response
A dry socket is a complication of extraction of a tooth. It can be managed by irrigating the socket with saline or chlorhexidine and placing a eugenol pack which has to be replaced in successive visits.
Answered: Mon, 4 Jul 2011
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Dentist, Endodontics Dr. Manisha Rao's  Response
Hi, A Dry Socket needs to be attended immediately. Since a long time has elapsed, please get in touch with ur dental surgeon immediately. There are several dry socket dressings available that will give relief and a soothing effect. Try if you can get them in the market. otherwise you have to get temporary relief from pain killers and wait for the dental appointment. Take care !
Answered: Fri, 7 Jan 2011
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Dentist Dr. E. Bharathikannan's  Response
hello ,
visit your dentist as soon as possible, dont diagnose and treat problem by yourself. if dry socket exist get treated soon before pain gets worser. until then take painkiller not more than 2 days before you visit your dentist because after treatment also you will be under medication. too much of painkillers could damage your kidney.take care.
Answered: Mon, 25 Apr 2011
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