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Wisdom tooth extraction done. Long strand of blood from upper socket, unable to pull it as it might dislodge socket. Treatment?

just had my wisdom teeth extracted yesterday and doing everything I have been instructed to do, This evening there is a long strand of blood hanging from the upper socket and I don t know what to do about it. It is just hanging down and I don t want to pull on it because I don t want to pull out the socket. But it is quiet annoying having this strand hanging down and I am concerned. Any advice (since it is a Saturday evening and very late)
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jun 2012
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Thanks for your query,
You have gum skin along with clotted blood from where tooth has been extracted.
don't try to pull it out as it may start bleeding again.
Usually this heals in a day or two by it self but till now you should taking care that food particles should not infect take liquids or loose diet.
Answered: Wed, 27 Jun 2012
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