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A 28-year-old male asked:

Can an infection from a wisdom tooth cause swelling along right side of neck and under the jaw? there is no pain with it. dentist said its infection

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Stoner
Dentistry - orthodontics 39 years experience
Yes: By the time it becomes painful serious damage might have occurred. Address it now.
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Dr. Behram Dalal
32 years experience
Yes - inflammation : And swelling are possible best to be addressed in a timely manner. Dentist might elect to premed with antibiotics prior to scheduling for extraction. Hope this helps.
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Last updated Apr 25, 2016

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