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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Question ?: Your post did not include a question. But from the facts you listed, it appears that that wisdom tooth needs to be extracted. Please call a local dent ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See a dentist: When wisdom teeth cause problems, they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you fin ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See DDS: See DDS to localize and treat problem.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Slootsky
Specializes in Dentistry
It can: If they gave you a plastic syringe to irrigate, then be good about it. Otherwise, get a waterpik. It happened to my daughter...and the surgeon did ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Very common: Delayed healing after wisdom teeth extraction is very common.You can use warm salt water or mouthwash, good oral hygiene, and extraction site would ev ... Read More
Dr. Kirk Yen
Dr. Kirk Yen answered
38 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Food entrapment: It is possible for food or other debris to get stuck in an extraction socket. It's possible that cleaning the socket will cause relief of the pain. Yo ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
48 years experience Pain Management
Yes: If the molar and surrounding area is infected, an antibiotic should be considered after taking to your dentist. Generally a NSAID like motirin, advil ... Read More
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Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
All of the above: An impacted wisdom tooth can cause all of the above symptoms, so yes see a dentist asap for examination , evaluation and treatment options.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Yes, especially if it is just under the tissues. There is probably a communication with the oral cavity. Sounds infected. Otc pain meds, saline rinse. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Roberto
36 years experience Family Medicine
Gum Pain: You may need that pulled also or at least checked out by a dentist!
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
39 years experience Dentistry
Not usually: Cold sore does not usually cause jaw and ear pain. See your dentist or doctor to properly diagnose the pain/problem.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pain: See your dentist for possible TMJ syndrome.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
Stress?: The fact that you are getting headaches, jaw and ear pain may suggest you are clenching your jaw from stress during the day or night. This may lead t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Wulff
45 years experience Neurology
Trigeminal: This may be a trigeminal neuralgia... Need to be evaluated to clarify diagnosis and to give the specific symptomatic treatment.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
TMD: The jaw pain is primary and you need a dentist who is knowledgeable in jaw and muscle problems related to the temporo-mandibular joint (jaw joint). T ... Read More
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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Check Up: Sound like TMJ, can be treated by PCP or a dentist to stop the problem. It could be the joint area where the jaw bone connects to the skull. However, ... Read More
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