A 21-year-old female asked:
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wisdom teeth extraction a week ago. feeling is back. my tongue did get bruised but now theres a big lump and also stings badly when using toothpaste?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Bruised: Everything should continue to heal in time. Avoid spicy, acidic foods and in this case toothpaste (if necessary) until your tongue feels better. If need be, have your dentist take a look at the extraction sites and the tongue if not completely healed soon.
Answered on Jul 18, 2014
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