• 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)