Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
124 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What causes yellow liquid discharge from socket post wisdom teeth removal?

I had swollen gums and it was really painful so I went to my dentist to have my wisdom teeth removed. (both the top and bottom on the side where I was having pain). Now I have yellow liquid coming lout of the socket. I was looking online and think that it might have been precoronitis that I had before I got my teeth removed. Now that I had them removed does it go away? Or should I go to my dentist for antibiotics? I m still having a bit of pain but not as bad as before I had it removed.
Thu, 9 Apr 2015
Report Abuse
General & Family Physician 's  Response
It seems that there might be having some infection in the socket of removed wisdom teeth producing this type of discharge.
Wound is not healed completely.
You migh require one course of antibiotic medicine for 5-7 days.
Consult dentist and get examined.
Meanwhile do antiseptic gargles and go for gargling after taking any thing by mouth.
Ok and take care.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

My teenage son had his wisdom teeth removed exactly 7 days ago today. This morning when irrigating the lower sockets with a plastic irrigating...