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A 24-year-old female asked:

Its been 3 days since i got my wisdom tooth removed. my cheek is still swollen & my gums r stiff. s dis normal? m scared it mayt get permanent.

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donovan Young
Dentistry 29 years experience
Get s followup exam: get a followup evaluation, you may have a slight infection from the procedure.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Not permanent: You should begin feeling a little better every day from this point onward. If you are concerned contact your Oral Surgeon. that's who is responsible for your post-surgical care.

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Last updated Dec 30, 2017

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