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Intense pain, throbbing chest pain, shortness of breath post wisdom tooth extraction. Normal?

i had my widom teeth extracted yesterday and about an hour or so later i had unbearable pain and after 2 hours and felt as if my heart was having to put extra effort to pump blood, my chest was not throbbing but i kinda felt shortness of breath that ok? also today is my second day, can i do warm salt water rinses? and there is no bleeding right now but only some pain..
Asked On : Sun, 15 Apr 2012
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Hello, after extraction of tooth some times due to anxiety and pain the cardiac symptoms appear.. which regresses as soon as medicines are started including antiinflammatory and antibiotics.. the local anaesthesia effect wear off after 2 hrs and the pain become intense in region.. dont worry at all..
after 24 hrs of extraction one can do warm saline gargles.. try not to swish off forcefully as it may dislodge the clot formed in extracted tooth region.. keep the area clean and avoid sticky foods like biscuiits/breads.. have ample fluids too.. your socket will get covered by gums in 7-10 days approx..
follow all instructions given by doc meanwhile..
dont worry and take care

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You did not mention your age or any other ailments you are suffering from. If you are not suffering from any cardiac problem or if you are not hypertensive,the symptom you suffered is from your anxiousness and mental stress arise from the 'unbearable' pain that probably you have not expected. Unbearable pain after wisdom tooth extraction is not uncommon if the patient is not rightly covered with proper analgesic after extraction. After 24 hours of extraction warm salt water( a pinch of salt in a glass, approx 300 ml, of warm water) mouth wash, 2 to 3 times a day is generally advised by most dentist, though there are no scientific basis of getting any advantage in doing such act. You will not be suffered with any problem if you you do such mouth wash. Some pain at this stage is normal. Hopefully it will subside in a day or two. Hope you got the answer of your query. Thanks.
Answered: Fri, 29 Jun 2012
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