A 22-year-old male asked:
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wisdom tooth flap and surrounding gum around wisdom tooth is completely white; i got sick a week ago because of strep throat; now the gum around my wisdom teeth is white and sore + jaw gland is sore. it looks like a giant cancer sore, but im worried.

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Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Infected WisdomTooth: Good day; Sounds like classic infected wisdom tooth which requires extraction. Would believe partly erupted due to symptoms. Immediate visit to dentist. Take antibiotic and pain pills and have tooth removed at your convience.
Answered on Mar 28, 2018

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Probably infection: You must see a dentist. Xray can reveal a cyst, residual root, other infections from teeth, or cancer. Check it out.
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Gum Pain: You may need that pulled also or at least checked out by a dentist!
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See your dentist: It isn't unusual to be sore but return to your dentist to reevaluate the area. You may need to be on antibiotics
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