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Day 3 Post Extraction - Is this normal?

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Audrey723

Former Member
Hi,

I can't seem to find an answer to this. I had a lower molar out Monday night. Today there isn't much pain, but there also isn't any white. It's still just a hole?

Is that normal?

I've had dry sockets form later on and I'm nervous about it happening again. I've only been drinking milk, no rinsing a lot, straw, etc. so I know it's nothing I'm doing wrong.
 
Dr. Daniel

Dr. Daniel

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Dear Audrey,

It sounds you are doing just fine. The main symptom of a dry socket is pain. If the pain is gone, that means that the healing process is going well and by tomorrow you will be out of the "danger zone".

Cheers,
Daniel
 
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