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A 31-year-old male asked:

Gland inside my mouth is swollen opened up and has yellow stuff inside it. its behind wisdom teeth on the side?

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Dr. Sami Latif
Dentistry 38 years experience
Exudate: If your wisdom teeth are present , the likely hood they are either impacted or partially impacted, that means you have infections associated with teeth , (cysts)my advice seek the help of your dds to diagnose your problem
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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Not a gland: There really isn't a gland behind the wisdom tooth. This could be periodontal disease, a cyst or a tumor. You should have a clinical evaluation and x-ray of the area. See an oral surgeon.
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Last updated Mar 21, 2015

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