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Why is there bleeding still after removal of wisdom tooth ?

removed wisdom tooth 20 days ago, the hole is still bleeding I did a sugrical wisdom tooth 20 days ago. but the hole seemed that not very well. everyday I wake up, I can a little bit fresh blood in the hole. I take Clindamycin now, but it does not work for me. I don t know why it is still bleeding after 20days!!!???
Asked On : Fri, 5 Aug 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
bleeding at the site of extraction after 20 days is probably due to secondary infection where granulation tissue bleed spontaneously
the secondary infection in most of the cases is due to lack of proper oral hygiene maintenance and infrequency in luke warm saline rinses
so what i would suggest is that you pay a visit to your dentist who will do a currettage of the socket and clean the socket with saline and betadine and give zoe dressing
you would need to take the zoe dressing frequently for a few days
in the mean while you can also take following medication
A.clavum 625 mg twice daily for 5 days
b. any painkiller with serratiopeptidase twice daily for 5 days
c.omnacortil 10 mg twice daily for 3 days
also you should go for luke warm saline rinses for 8-10 times daily
hope this helps
Answered: Mon, 5 Aug 2013
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Dentist, Orthodontics Dr. Mrunal Meshram's  Response
than you for sharing your concern in hcm forum
bleeding from extraction socket is due not healing and presence of granulation tissues
warm saline and beta-dine rinses will hpep , just do npt do gargling forcefully
take multivitamin supplements for faster healing
take nutritious diet
do not let food accumulate in that area
visit a dentist for zoe(zinc oxide eugenol) dressing and betadine irrigation
this will help
if any query , feel free to write us back
Answered: Mon, 5 Aug 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response

Thanks for writing to us.

Bleeding from the extraction socket caused due to-unhealed socket which interferes with formation of granulation tissue.

Take amoxycillin tablets complete course.

Curettage as well as dressing the socket with ZOE or betadine may enhance wound healing.

Swish with lukewarm saline frequently.

Maintain oral hygiene well.

Take care.
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Kamal Hasan's  Response
hi.bleeding from the socket of wisdom tooth after 20 days may be due to secondary infection.secondary infection may lead to inflammation in the granulation tissue, which may bleed spontanously.get currettage of infected granulation done from the socket and change ur antibiotics.wish u good health
Answered: Fri, 29 Jun 2012
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Bleeding from the extraction socket occurs due to secondary infection in the socket delaying the wound healing.

Visit to the concerned Dentist and get the checkup done curettage and irrigation of the socket with betadine and saline water is required.

Take a course of antibiotics under the prescription of your Dentist.
At home take lukewarm saline saline and antiseptic mouthwash rinses.

Hope this helps out,

Answered: Tue, 6 Aug 2013
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Dentist Dr. Neha Sumra's  Response
Welcome to HCM

Thanks for writing in.

Bleeding from socket 20 days after extraction indicates there is some granulation tissue left or may be some secondary infection in that area.

You need to get curettage done of that area.
Also do betadine gargles.
Complete your course of antibiotic.
Visit your dentist for further check-up.

Take Care

Answered: Mon, 5 Aug 2013
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Dentist Dr. Benley George's  Response
The healing of the extracted socket takes 3-4 weeks. Do not take antibiotics on your own. Consult your dentist to determine the healing of the socket. Take warm saline gargle for faster wound healing.
Answered: Fri, 5 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
Do not do forcefully gargling.
Have you done full course of clindamycin ? if not go for.
apply gention violet locally.
if wound is bigger sometimes after curreting secondary suturing is required.
consult dentist.
Oka and bye,
Answered: Fri, 5 Aug 2011
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