Bloody gum in extraction site

by Tracey
(Richmond, va)

I had my tooth pulled almost 2 weeks ago & now, I have pieces of bloody gum coming out of it??? I went to the dentist earlier this week because it was still hurting & he said it was fine....this bloody gum thing just happened this morning????


Hi Tracey, I would have it checked again especially if it is still hurting. A dry socket normally occurs sooner than 2 weeks but a follow up visit is a good idea.

I hope it feels better soon.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Dental Questions and Answers.

Still Need Some Advice?  Submit Your Question for a Personal Reply