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Long Beach, CA
A 25-year-old female asked:

Had first wisdom tooth come in, no pain had plenty of space--now 2 wks later upper gum, throat & right side of mouth is swollen & painful. wot 2 do??

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
See your dentist: When wisdom teeth cause problems, they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Oral surgeon: See the wisdom tooth expert. For best results, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2015

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