How long until my mouth goes back to normal after wisdom teeth extraction?

I got all four of my wisdom teeth out exactly one week ago, and I'm still having the aching/soreness/pain in my lower jaw as if I got them out yesterday. I guess I have a few questions regarding the healing: Is it normal for me to still be in actual full blown pain a full week later? How would I know if I had a dry socket if pain never subsided/came back? I can't open my mouth wide enough to fit a fork in, usually this only lasts a few days but no improvement in a whole week.. is this normal? All of my teeth on my bottom row are in pain, including the gums. The whole area is sore to the touch. Is this normal/if so, when will this symptom go away?

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