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A 35-year-old member asked:

Can wisdom teeth cause swollen lymph nodes in front of the ear?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Ayoub
Cosmetic Dentistry 19 years experience
It depends: Wisdom teeth alone do not cause that however if you have an infection around wisdom teeth, that can be a plausable cause check with your primary care or dentist.
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Dr. Jaime Quejada
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 35 years experience
Yes: The upper wisdom teeth if infected/inflammed can affect those lymph nodes.
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Last updated Jan 14, 2021

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