Saturday, September 22, 2007

Life is a series of challenges.


I woke up this morning happy and just fine the night before. I noticed that my socket hurt and that my jaw was stiff and swollen.
Well after a shower and a Sweet husband attending to a prescription for me. I look like this. The swelling is progressing. Thank God the Pain is bearable (yet steadily getting worse). I am feeling flu like symptoms and I think I'm in for a ride. I may go into the urgent care if it goes to far. Hubby researched it on Google and the advice is to do so if symptoms get intense. Irony is that just Thursday I had my complete evaluation (no cavities!). The x rays showed no problem with any other teeth near the dry socket. I told him it just didn't feel right and it was dismissed to the slow healing time of a dry socket. I am supposed to have a crown replaced on Monday morning (other side upper) . Funny, if it were not so darn tragic:)

Life is a series of challenges.

I called the dentist on his emergency line. He gave me the number to his college. I called him and he was in Colorado enjoying his day. He very kindly ordered an anti biotic rx for me.

6 comments:

Talk..to..Grams said...

Yikes! I have had a dry socket before and it can hurt so bad!! I will be praying this gets better! Love and Hugs Grams

Denise said...

I am so very sorry my dear friend, praying for you.

Kathy in WA said...

Wow! This sounds painful. How odd to wake up and begin swelling like that. Hope you are feeling better.

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JUST A MOM said...

I sure hope your feelign better I missed coming over and spending time with you

Amrita said...

Pray you are feeling better now anfd the swelling is down.

Diana said...

Ouch! Not fun! You're brave to show your picture!

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