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    What causes pain in the tooth extraction site while eating or drinking?

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Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018 in Dental Health
Question: bottom extraction site hurts when I drink fluids or eat. I've had my extraction month and half ago, so should I go back and see my dentist?
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Answered by Dr. Honey Arora 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Yes, you should get checked.

Detailed Answer:
Hi..
Thanks for the query..

Extraction site generally heals initially in 10-15 days..
Pain after one and half months of extraction is not normal..
Once a clinical examination should be done to check for Infection or any remaining root piece in the socket..

Also please answer the following questions:
-Is the pain always present or only on eating and drinking?
-Do you have any pus or fluid discharge from the socket?
-Any bad smell from the extraction site or mouth?

Please revert back with answers..

Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
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Follow up: Dr. Honey Arora 18 minutes later
only when drinking and eating, though it may linger for a couple of hours after. I don't have any pus coming out and there isn't any bad smell.
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Answered by Dr. Honey Arora 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
A clinical examination and x ray should be done.

Detailed Answer:
Hi..
You should consult a Dentist and get checked.
An x ray can also be done to rule out and root pieces or foreign body impaction in extraction socket..
Depending on the diagnosis further treatment can be advised..
Please upload you x ray so that I can advise you further..

Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vishesh Rohatgi
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