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A 17-year-old female asked:

I have a cold & cough and have wisdom teeth surgery in four days. no temperature. is it safe for me to go ahead with it or should i postpone?

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Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 53 years experience
Postpone...: Wisdom teeth surgery is elective and better performed under sedation or general anesthesia so you can stay still. For these reasons, it is advisable to postpone. Of course, ask your oral surgeon for individual specific adivce.
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