A 56-year-old member asked:
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please tell me what symptoms of an infected wisdom tooth are?

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Dr. Prabu Raman
37 years experience Dentistry
Pain ; swelling: Most common symptoms of infected wisdom teeth are pain, swelling, sore lymph nodes under the lower jaw, feeling warm to the touch on the outside of the face, pain upon pressure on the affected area gum / tooth.
Answered on Oct 3, 2015
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