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A 21-year-old female asked:

I done wisdom teeth extraction yesterday (2 teeth). i feel sorethroat is it because of infection? i compressed with cold ice pack n took the medicine.

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
It is normal: You may experience sore throat, headache and earache temporarily for 2-3 days as a result of your wisdom teeth surgery. Again, a sore throat and pain when swallowing are common.

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