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Had wisdom teeth extracted. Experiencing tingling in gums. Solution?

I had three wisdom teeth extracted 12 days ago. Two on top (one impacted) and one on bottom. I am 40yr old female. I have been experiencing tingling in my gums on the bottom front toward where the tooth was pulled. It is only the front not the back closer to the wisdom tooth that was pulled. What is this? What can I do-kind of annoying but im glad its not pain!!!
Asked On : Sat, 1 Dec 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
Welcome to HCM
I would like to tell you that wisdom teeth extraction is not a simple extraction.Its somewhat complicated surgical procedure & there are many post extraction effects that are seen like:-
-prolonged numbness due to local anaesthesia effect
-difficulty in opening mouth
You don't need to worry for any of these symptoms.
Take some rest & start with amoxiclav-625 twice a day along with zerodol-SP twice a day.Also take some multivitamin & antacid like rabeprazole 20 mg if acidity persists.Take all this for 3 days.
Along with that start warm saline rinses 24 hrs after extraction.This will help in healing.
Consult your dentist if problem persist.

Take Care
Answered: Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Chaithanyaa Nemaly's  Response
Hello there....the symptoms you are mentioning is absolutely normal....this king of tingling sensation would remain for 12-15 days or even more and would come down gradually....when you have the nerve supplying your gums and tooth very close to the tooth of removal, some amount of pressure is exerted and causes altered sensation that manifests in the form of tingling sensation.... or the injection that would have been given prior to the removal of wisdom tooth , would also trigger tingling sensation owing to the needle prick injury to the nerve... It is reversible...Dont worry it would subside...
Answered: Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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Dentist Dr. Naina Srivastava's  Response
it will so some miscomfort to initially......just go for warm saline will help u out alongwith prescribed medicine
Answered: Sun, 2 Dec 2012
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