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Dry Socket

I posted a question on July 1. Since that time, the pain within the dry socket has progessivlely gotten more tolerable. Now I am having discomfort in the gum area surrounding the socket. I can visibly see that the socket is starting to look smaller.  I went to a followup appoinment with my oral surgeon a few days ago and he said that the socket was healing very well and that the tenderness and inflamation (inflammation) was part of the normal healing process and I have no infection.   Has anyone who has experienced a dry socket had this occur during the healing process?  It seems as if a dry socket goes through various stages of healing.

If JoTown is out there, please let me hear from you. You were so helpful to me.
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JoTown, your comments were so helpful to me.  Since our condition seemed to run paralle, would like to know if you experienced these same symtoms (symptoms).
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