TABLE 2.

Mean (±SD) Pain Score Over Time by Group

GroupDay 1Day 2Day 3
015 Min30 Min015 Min30 Min015 Min30 Min
A: NHED alone8.4 (1.5)4.7 (2.3)3.0 (2.0)1.8 (1.7)1.7 (1.2)1.3 (0.9)1.2 (0.6)1.1 (0.5)0.3 (0.6)
B: NHED + antibiotic8.7 (1.5)5.2 (2.6)3.5 (2.5)2.6 (2.6)2.3 (2.5)1.8 (2.3)1.5 (2.3)1.5 (2.2)0.8 (2.1)
C: Anesthetic alone7.8 (1.9)4.3 (2.3)2.9 (1.6)2.3 (1.3)1.8 (1.1)1.4 (0.8)1.4 (0.6)1.2 (0.5)1.2 (0.5)
D: Anesthetic + antibiotic9.1 (1.1)6.7 (1.9)5.6 (2.6)4.8 (2.5)3.3 (2.9)2.7 (2.6)2.7 (2.6)2.0 (2.0)2.0 (2.0)