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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumala View Post
    had mine out under general. first one was ok no problems but the second one I was sooo sick! Any idea how hard it is to vomit with stitches in your mouth not pretty ......
    Why do you vomit? Was it the effects of the anesthetic or from the pain?
    Now I am really scared!!!
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    You vomit from the anaesthetic, and because you've swallowed some blood. Don't worry, you'll be fine.

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    My wife had hers out and they grew back! Apparently she's got some rare disorder whereby extra teeth bud off from the jaw and pictures of her mouth where published in medical journals. She had to have an op under general to remove that part of the jaw from where they were growing.I brought her home and then a couple of hours later she was screaming in agony. To this day and two children, breast cancer treatment and reconstructive surgery later she still claims the pain of this experience was the worse she had experienced....

    But then my wife is a medical freak. I'm sure you will be like my expereince. A bit of tooth breaking manipulation by the dentist under local, a bit of numbness then a nice meal a few hours later and a beer or two down the pub. Nothing to it really
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    What the....????
    On second thoughts I might just keep the teeth....
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    Wow after reading all the different stories it's starting to worry me. When do they usually grow out and start becoming a problem? I'm 21, almost 22. Are mine just late or should I get it checked? Geez, not looking forward to it...

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    My experience...

    Hey,
    Beginning of this year I had all my wisdom teeth taken out in hospital. Prior to this I have never given blood or had a blood test, and I was quite nervous and scared to go into hospital. Depending whether you are getting the general anesthetic (knocked out) - I dont know about you but I didnt wanna be awake for it
    Anyway after operation I felt stiff, like I couldnt move my jar at all. The nurses give you a drink (usually lemonade). You may bleed after operation but is easily fixed with biting down on a bandage-like thing (Im sure the nurses will go through this with you). At first it was very hard to eat, jaw numb, couldnt "bite down" on things, so my diet for the first couple of days (2-4 days) was mainly custard, yoghurt, ice cream, or anything soft, however you are not allowed to eat anything "hot".
    My pain killers were pretty awesome, but dont wait to receive the pain, take them regularly I was told by the doctor. Ummm, what else, I was very swollen in the face, but that was normal. The stitches in your mouth come out by themselves (if you got dissolving stitches, otherwise you got to go back into hospital to get them out), usually when you brush your teeth a couple of times. Which reminds me, you cannot brush your teeth until at least a week or whenevr you feel comfortable. I was given a strong mouth wash by the doctor (used after everytime you eat).
    Well hopefully thats everything you need to know
    Dont worry, I know exactly how youre feeling, but you will be fine!
    Good luck!

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    ohh and they tilt you backwards so you'll more than likey have a bruise on your chest. this is so that the doc has easier access to them. don't worry they do that when your having a lovely snooze.
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    about a month ago i had all 4 removed in one go. Zero pain, just very uncomfortable. Get lots of yoghurt, soups, those tubbed deserts. I had to eat them for a good week. I was also very paranoid about infection so used an antibacterial mouth wash after i ate/drank anything. Honestly, the hardest thing was not being able to eat solid stuff. I caved in pretty early, and started getting fish cocktails etc and chewing them with my front teeth!
    For a few weeks after the surgery, the tip of my tongue and parts of my lip/cheek was numb. Can apparently happen when the nerves are disturbed. It's all back to normal now though, it was no where near as bad as everyone was making out!
    Also, i never ever had an issue with sensitive teeth with cold food. Now though, the teeth on the right side of my mouth are incredible sensitive to cold food. I hope that goes away sooner rather than later!

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    I had to go to hospital to have all 4 of mine cut out as they were growing into my other teeth along my jaws ,,, cut out and stitched up .... i think its luck of the draw as far as the amount of pain you have i was tender maybe for two days that's about it I don't remember having any real big issues it was more the stitches that drove me crazy ..... but that was done on the 23rd of December and i was good to go for Christmas lol ....
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    I had 3 severely impacted wisdom teeth out in April. Mine had grown into my jaw, so I had to go to a specialist surgeon to have parts of my jaw removed to get the teeth out. SOOO freaking painful. Don't mean to scare you, but holy crap, it was the worst thing I've ever been through. Not only the pain prior to and straight after the surgery, but it was a nightmare recovery period of about 8 weeks. I couldn't open my mouth at all for about 6 weeks, and it was just pure hell.

    So, depending on the severity of the impaction, it can be worse than you can even imagine!

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    Actually, thinking back again, the MOST painful part of it was quite probably the cost! Mine had to be done straight away, so I couldn't go on the public waiting list.. it ended up costing me over $6000! It was quite difficult to come up with that kind of money in 3 days. But it had to be done, so what option do you have!

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