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A 22-year-old female asked:

Woke up with sore/pain near where wisdom teeth appear in top lft side.feel swollen in gum&cheek in area also headaches occur same time as pain help?!

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
See your dentist: To have that area checked and receive any appropriate dental treatment.
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Dr. Theodore Gross
41 years experience
extract: Infection- antibiotics will settle it but generally will need the wisdom tooth extracted.
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Dr. Kari Sakurai
Dentistry 33 years experience
See your dentist: Have your dentist do a proper examination including necessary radiographs. It can be your wisdom tooth but there may be other underlying causes like TMJ pathology, or salivary gland stones. Your dentist will diagnose the problem and help you decide on the proper treatment for you.
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Last updated May 21, 2015

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