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Had wisdom tooth removed, vomiting, weakness, fever. Help?

I got all 4 of my wisdom teeth out on Monday. I was feeling pretty good until about 2 to 3 days ago. I began throwing up and couldn't really keep anything but water down. Now I am starting to run fever and i can barely get out of bed from being so weak. My dentist will not return my calls and I was wondering if this is normal or should I go to the hospital?
Asked On : Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hello and Welcome to HCM,
Thanks for writing to us.
Extraction of wisdom teeth is often associated with post complications like fever ,nausea and vomiting
After extraction , the healing process starts and there is increased salivation due to which you may feel nausea and vomiting.
Due to reduced apetite and low intake of diet you may feel hyperacidity and vomiting . Fever can be reactionary symptoms or sometimes infection of the extraction socket may lead to pain and fever.
Continue with the course of antibiotic and analgesics prescribed to you along with paracetamol .
If the symptoms do not subside in 3 to 5 days you need to consult your dentist
Hope this helps you.
Wishing you good health...
Answered: Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Benley George's  Response
You have got your wisdom teeth removed. You should be taking rest for 1 week as this is a surgical procedure which requires care and attention. Take warm saline gargle 3-4 times a day for 1 week. take plenty of liquid diet. fever could be or not associated to it. If you feel too weak get assistance from your physician.

Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

I would like to tell you that wisdom tooth extraction is not a simple procedure and often associated with post operative complications like pain, swelling, fever, malaise, difficulty in mouth opening.
You dont worry about the symptoms as they will subside after sometimes.

After extraction healing process starts and there is increased salivation due to which you feel nauseating. Stomach upset is due to the use of antibiotics and analgesic prescribed to you.

You just relax. Take complete rest.
Follow the postoperative instructions given by the Dentist properly.
Use lukewarm saline and antiseptic mouthwash gargles twice daily.
Take paracetomol 500 mg twice for fever.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response
Hello and welcome to health care magic forum,
Post extraction of wisdom tooth is usually associated with such complications.
I would advice you to take complete rest for another 3-4 days.
Avoid anxiety,stressful works.
Frequent spitting of saliva has to be limited.
Drink plenty of water and fluids to keep yourself nourished.
Vit.becosules,c,iron supplements can be taken.
Frequent warm saline and betadine rinse can enhance wound healing.
Maintain good oral hygiene too.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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