Please, I really REALLY need an answer ASAP!

I just got my wisdom tooth pulled yesterday, and today it hurts like the begeezus! I'm pretty sure I have dry socket (where the blood clot becomes prematurely dislodged, leaving the bone and nerves exposed). The pain is terrible and while the area is mostly stitched together, there's just one tiny hole into the extraction zone where all I see is an empty black hole.

I was thinking, would it work to replace the clot by just cutting my finger and pouring some blood into the hole? I know I need to see my dentist right away, but it's 8:30 at night and I won't be able to see her 'till tomorrow. In the meantime, I'm willing to do anything to make this stop!
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replied July 20th, 2009
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I am sorry, but I just found this post...I hope you made it to the dentist...I had a dry socket once too...I think I made a pact with God that day...Really terrible...

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