Caysters asked in HealthDental · 10 years ago

Its been 12 hours since I have had my wisdom teeth removed...?

Should i still be bleeding this much??? I have one side of my mouth that has completely stopped bleeding, and the other side, one or two of them are still bleeding a pretty good amount. I don't want to call my dentists emergency number if I don't need to, but I'm still spitting up good amounts of bright red blood. I've been putting gauze on there and adding pressure to help it stop, but even after a few hours of constant pressure, the instant I remove the gauze, I start bleeding again. How long should I wait to call my dentist if it keeps bleeding?

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  • 10 years ago
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    Stop removing the gauze. Every time you pull it out, you are dislodging the clot and starting the bleeding/clotting process anew.

    Source(s): RN
  • 10 years ago

    call his office now and place COLD COTTON PACK and bite on it for 30 min.

  • 10 years ago

    I'd be calling him when his office opens.

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