A member asked:

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 doctors weighed in across 3 answers
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

I recommend dental examination and the wisdom tooth may well be the issue.

Answered Apr 12, 2020

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Dr. Arnold Malerman answered

Specializes in Orthodontics

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.

Answered Oct 22, 2015

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Might be the problem. See a local oral surgeon for an evaluation.

Answered Oct 22, 2015

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