A member asked:

Recurring swollen gland under jaw, i have a cracked wisdom tooth on the same site could that be causing the swollen gland swelling round tooth aswel?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Are you waiting for the unrestorable wisdom tooth to cause a major infection? Your body is telling you something is amiss.. seek the care of an oral surgeon immediately and avoid a tremendous amount of swelling and pain. The tooth needs to come out.

Answered Dec 12, 2016



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Dr. Kartik Patel answered

Specializes in Dentistry

cracked tooth may mean the inside of the tooth is infected - infections can lead to swelling of local galnds

Answered Dec 31, 2016



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