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hi, tender area under jaw towards where wisdom tooth is. may be under it. wisdom is partly emerged, never had issues. no pain in mouth or on biting.

4 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Don't know your age.: I recommend dental examination and the wisdom tooth may well be the issue.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Looks like: Looks like the inevitable caught up with you. Partially erupted (partially impacted) wisdom teeth act as a pump to wick bacteria into the jaw bone. You probably have an infection. Before it spreads and worsens, see an Oral Surgeon.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Wisdom tooth: Might be the problem. See a local oral surgeon for an evaluation.
Dr. Albert E. Klitzke
Dentistry 9 years experience
See your dentist: Most likely you need your wisdom tooth removed.

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Last updated Apr 12, 2020

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