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hi. my 17 year old niece has been sick for about two weeks. doctors said it was strep throat, then mono, but it's neither and her throat is still very swollen. she has a fever of 100 f. we are quite certain that it is her wisdom teeth. her parents still h

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Odd posting: There are certainly 17 yo's that have concurrent infection by strep & mono & they can be down for 3 wks to 3 mo at her age. Blood & throat testing would verify this. You can choose to believe all this has to do with her teeth, but it is unlikely. If you are looking for someone to agree with you, you haven't found it here. There is too much missing information to comment further.
Answered on Aug 26, 2017
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See below: Have your dentist or oral surgeon evaluate the third molars, if they are emerging or an infection is present.
Answered on Aug 27, 2017
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Wisdom teeth: Your niece is a minor and thus her parents must make all of her health care decisions. It's possible that she has strep/mono/wisdom teeth problems all at the same time. You're talking to the wrong people. Her parents are in charge. If you feel she is being mistreated file complaint with appropriate social service agency.
Answered on Aug 27, 2017
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Oral Surgeon: Why not confirm your thoughts with a local oral surgeon and have those teeth removed if they are the cause of her issues?
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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