A 36-year-old member asked:
Sore throat on one side, swollen lymph gland, hard to swallow, and back teeth very painfull with swollen gum? is that from cavity?
3 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Kattuahanswered
Dentistry 25 years experience
It's possible: But it could be caused by other things besides a cavity. Gum disease, a necrotic tooth, viral infection. See a dentist to rule out tooth and gum related causes then see your doctor for follow up.
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Dr. Theodore Ritotaanswered
Dentistry 11 years experience
Wisdom teeth?: Sounds like a wisdom tooth problem. If you havent had them removed get to a dentist to check them for you. Could also be from a very advanced cavity resulting in a tooth abcess.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. John Scubaanswered
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Sore throat : You may have any number of problems, including infected wisdom teeth, periodontal (gum and bone) disease, or other soft tissue infection(s). Advanced tooth decay and abscess could cause pain and this much local soft tissue inflammation but the other conditions are equally important to identify and treat. See a dentist or oral surgeon immediately
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 1, 2018
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