• Infection
  • I have a dry socket and a infection which feels like its gone into my face what can I do to help the throbbing pain and how long will it last? (healthtap.com)
  • Since alveolar osteitis is not primarily an infection, there is not usually any pyrexia (fever) and cervical lymphadenitis (swollen glands in the neck), and only minimal edema (swelling) and erythema (redness) is present in the soft tissues surrounding the socket. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • This rigorous activity could even include simple activities like drinking through a straw or forceful spitting, both of which have the potential to dislodge a blood clot. (colgate.com)
  • dental
  • Talk with your dental professional to determine whether any of your regular medications might inhibit blood clotting and discuss what you can do to minimize or eliminate this risk. (colgate.com)
  • site
  • Some local anesthetics contain epinephrine, which is used in preventing rapid dissipation of the anesthetic by constricting the blood vessels at the site. (stlouisfamilydentist.com)
  • factors
  • However, there are some risk factors that increase the chances of developing a dry socket. (colgate.com)
  • Bacterial breakdown and fibrinolysis are widely accepted as a major contributing factors to the loss of the clot. (wikipedia.org)