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Jaw pain!

I had my lower left side wisdom tooth removed about a week and five days ago and I am slowly experiencing more and more pain in my upper jaw area.  I am having diffculties opening my mouth because of the pain and soreness. What I need to know is this normal to have pain in the jaw area after a wisdom tooth extraction?  And if so, how long should I expect to experience this pain?
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Yeah go back and get it check out you might have a dry pocket.
I have had my wisdom teeth pulled and I was in pain for about 2 weeks then when I went back I was told because of the hole where the tooth was I had a piece of food in there.
Which I found kind of strange because I would bruch and rinse my out after eating.
You might have a piece of food in there also.
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If it's getting worse, I would go back and have them check for a dry socket. Usually the pain from an extraction will get better over time. If it all of a sudden gets worse, we always tell patients they may have a dry socket which is most common when lower wisdom teeth are extracted. It may feel like the upper jaw but this may be referred pain. I would have it checked out because they can pack some medicine in there to help it feel better.
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