A 27-year-old female asked:
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on the left bottom side of my mouth behind my back molar is a yellow hole. it's swollen and hard. my whole jaw hurts. is it a sore or wisdom tooth?

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Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Wisdom Tooth: Need a definitive xray of area to diagnosis wisdom tooth problem. A careful oral examination would provide accurate diagnosis and treatment.
Answered on Sep 21, 2017
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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Yellow sounds more: ...like an abscess as opposed to an erupting wisdom tooth....if you'd like to do a webcam consultation and I'd be happy to take a look down into your mouth....make sure you have a good strong flashlight we can work with and preferably an assistant. Contact me at www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use KEY CODE: PDXFNR Alternatively, call your dentist and see them...whatever your pleasure.
Answered on Aug 14, 2015
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Symptoms: Multiple possibilities for your symptoms, so no matter what we tell you in this forum you are going to need to see a professional. Are will need to be examined and x-rayed to be diagnosed and treatment planned properly. See your Dentist for evaluation, differential diagnosis, and treatment or referral.
Answered on Sep 21, 2017

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