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Washington, IL
A 19-year-old female asked:

I had my wisdom teeth removed on december 18th. today i woke up with a hard lump in my lower cheek that is sore to the touch. should i be worried?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Investigate: Call the Oral Surgeon who treated you. Report your symptoms. The Surgeon is responsible for your post-operative Care. He/she may want to re-examine you.
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