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Had surgery to remove the wisdom tooth. Nausea and dizziness, vomiting. Stopped pain medication. How to stop nausea?

I went through surgery on Tuesday to get all four of my wisdom teeth out. I ve felt nauseous and dizzy. Yesterday I vomited twice and my stomach is feeling that queezy feeling again. I am now off all my pain medication except an IB pro every 4 hours. I ve been eating each time I swallow the pill . What am I doing wrong and how can I stop the nauseous feeling?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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After extraction of wisdom teeth , it takes 7 to 10 days usually for the extraction socket to heal and close completely provided if there is no infection.
During the healing process you there is increased salivary secretion and due to stimulation of antibiotics and analgesics you may experience the feeling on nausea and vomiting.
Few antibiotics increases acid redux in the body which leads to dizziness so don't worry as it is a secondary reaction.
To get rid of nausea and vomiting start with antacid tablets twice daily before meals.
Use antiseptic mouthwash like chlorhexidine for mouth rinsing which prevents infection ,reduses salivation and gives soothing effect.

I hope this helps,

Take care.
Answered: Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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