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Just got tooth pulled...may have dry socket



Junior member
Oct 27, 2017
I just had a tooth pulled and I think I may have dry socket. The site of the extraction is bloody but also has white in it. It can't be healing already beacause I just got it pulled a few hours ago. Very nervous. Could this already be dry socket? Why isn't it clotting?
The clot often looks white/yellowish.

Don't examine the socket in the mirror. It's not going to look pretty, but that doesn't mean anything is wrong. The symptoms of dry socket are a sharp increase in pain.

Be gentle with that side of your mouth, stop staring at it, and you'll be fine.