It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Dental Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-16-2004, 11:20 AM   #1
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 0
txsongman1 HB User
Dry Sockets and Sneezing

I am strongly considering the option to cancel my surgery to have my wisdom tooth removed. First, I am already too afraid to get them all 4 taken out. One of them is buried deep, completely sideways, and I run the risk of nerve damage in the extraction process.

The tooth that caused me a little bit of pain has stopped hurting completely. My biggest worry is that I have allergies, and i sneeze violently at least twice a day, and I bet that would blow out any blood clots. I don't want to go through the dry socket pain that everyone speaks of terriblely. I am 32, and the surgeon said the teeth would not move anymore. Which option do you think is best for me?

 
Old 02-16-2004, 11:36 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(male)
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 1,435
rhody HB Userrhody HB Userrhody HB User
Re: Dry Sockets and Sneezing

There are so many different opinions about this, but I've chosen to keep my wisdom teeth. I'm past the age of 50, and I haven't had any problems. I wonder sometimes if we are overreacting when we have perfectly good wisdom teeth removed. Some people also claim that they've developed TMJ problems after having wisdom teeth extracted. TMJ sounds like it's pure torture for some people. Other people, I understand, have no or little problems with the removal of wisdom teeth, other than the normal anticipated after-affects of pain, bleeding and so forth.

For you, I think it's your own choice based on what you understand. It's basically a judgement call. For me, I'm not getting into a more problems because of dental work, as long as I can help it.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
pain after sneezing volcomrxy21 General Health 3 03-31-2008 06:33 AM
Pain in Arms After Sneezing IronJuggalo Open to All Other Health Topics 4 03-31-2008 06:23 AM
Uncontrolled sneezing twizliz General Health 6 02-27-2007 05:23 AM
morning sneezing wowzers Allergies 1 06-15-2006 03:13 PM
Wisdom Teeth & Dry Sockets Catherine83 Dental Health 0 03-19-2006 03:01 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Gellia (58), slenderella (25), janewhite1 (13), riptoff (13), Elizabetho (12), Sandybeech (11), Titchou (10), tanyasue (7), WW2ER (6), armywife2007 (6)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1136), MSJayhawk (941), Apollo123 (855), janewhite1 (823), Titchou (769), Gabriel (743), ladybud (667), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (654), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:18 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Copyright and Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!