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White patches on the gums, intense head, facial, neck pain on the same side post teeth extraction. Normal?

Had two upper teeth pulled on Monday-one which was a wisdom. Now the gums have white patches on them. Also, I m experiencing excruciating pain. My head, face, neck and chest hurt on that side. Is this normal. Should tell you, before teeth were pulled on that side, I was already experiencing swelling and pain in face and neck from time to time. Could there be an infection?
Asked On : Mon, 23 Jul 2012
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Dentist, Orthodontics 's  Response
as per the information provided by you the white patches you can see on yor gums are nothing but dead tissue which is going to be replaced soon by healthy tissue by body in few days.
feeling such pain is acceptable in some cases for first 36 hours of the surgical procedure and the pain should start to subside then.
if not then you should see your dentist and let him guide you further.
if there is a dry socket then the dentist would do the dressings and the pain will subside eventually.
take care.
Answered: Mon, 23 Jul 2012
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