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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.

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Don't know your age.: I recommend dental examination and the wisdom tooth may well be the issue.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 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.
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Wisdom tooth: Might be the problem. See a local oral surgeon for an evaluation.
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Last updated Apr 12, 2020

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