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i had a lower molar (not wisdom tooth) pulled yesterday and today i have a sore throat. is this common or something to be concerned about?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
It is normal: A sore throat and pain with swallowing may occur after lower molar extraction. rinse with warm salt water 3X/day and this will subside in 3 - 5 days.

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