A 21-year-old female asked:
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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
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
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.
Answered on Nov 29, 2014
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No: The two things are probably unrelated. Sounds like your just getting a cold. If your symptoms worsen consult with your dentist and medical doctor.
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No way to know : With the limited information you have provided, it is impossible to tell. See your dentist and pcp for help.
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