pain and swelling
I had my tooth pulled fri and it is now monday. I still have alot of pain and got up to more swelling. From time to time I get a really bad taste in my mouth.
Hi Brandie, I'm sorry you are not feeling well. I would definitely call your dentist. It is possible that you have a dry socket. Dry socket occurs when the blood clot in the extraction site becomes dislodged and the healing is disrupted.
A bad odor or taste is one symptom of a dry socket as is increasing pain after a tooth extraction.
Luckily it is Monday and you should have no trouble getting an appointment with your dentist if you need to be seen.
I hope you feel better soon,
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