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I had my wisdom tooth extraction 6 days ago. I have applied hot moist handkerchief on swelling area. Is it fine or it will harm to apply hot fomentation after 6 days to reduce swelling?

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I had my wisdom tooth extraction 6 days ago. I have appli...
Hi, instead of hot do cold fomentation. Or hot and cold mix, it vl definitely help you to reduce swelling. Start with warm saline rinses as well.
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I had my wisdom tooth extraction 6 days ago. I have appli...
You should see the doctor if the swelling still persists even after 6 days. Don't apply anything inside or outside of mouth without asking the doctor. Usually warm saline n betadine rinses 5-6 times a day, helps. You might have to take some medicines to reduce it further.
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I had my wisdom tooth extraction 6 days ago. I have appli...
Apply ice cubes cold fomentation.
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