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A 26-year-old female asked:

Impacted&rotten wisdom teeth, can it cause sore throat, ear pain, jaw pain?mainly sore throat at back of mouth(annoying). always swallowing thick mucous

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Gordon
44 years experience
Possibly: See your dentist or oral surgeon to perform a thorough evaluation to determine if your "bad" wisdom teeth are the cause of your symptoms and to take these teeth out.
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 21 years experience
It could: It could do that. Get a dentist to see about getting that tooth out soon.
Last updated Oct 31, 2020

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