A 25-year-old female asked:
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two days ago i had an impacted wisdom tooth extracted, now my throat is swollen with white all over. is this normal or could i have strep throat?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Were you placed on: antibiotics? This may be a yeast infection called thrush. Please let your oral surgeon know so he can assess.
Answered on May 18, 2017

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