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It took me over one week for it to go down. I eat ice cream. That helped a little. If it is very bad pain, you should call the dentist back. You may have an infection, or it could just be that you have more pain. If it is still just a little swollen and uncomfortable, that is normal. Just chew on the other side of your mouth and try to eat soft, easy to chew foods. Drink lots of water and juice and try to relax as much as possible. Your body needs rest to heal itself.

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Q: Is it normal to have pain and swelling in your mouth five days after a tooth is pulled?
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becuse you pulled it out and it hurts


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Is swelling a normal reaction to wisdom tooth extraction?

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What to do for mouth pain after tooth is pulled?

Honestly, all you can really do is put ice inside a paper towel and put it where the tooth was pulled and take Ibuprofen, Benadryl or Motrin.


Is it normal to have swelling several days after a tooth extraction with his throat as well?

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Is it normal to have cheek swelling after tooth extraction?

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How long does your mouth hurt after tooth pulled?

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Is it normal for the tooth in front of your wisdom tooth that got pulled to hurt?

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Is it normal not to feel your tongue after getting a wisdom tooth pulled?

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Is it normal for your face to swell up after wisdom tooth removal?

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Why do I have a lump on my jaw after having a tooth pulled?

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