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A 41-year-old member asked:

My son had an infected tooth dentist pulled the tooth out but my sons face keeps swelling?

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Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Some: Some swelling is sometimes noted after the extraction of an infected tooth. If the swelling is getting worse or appears to be expanding to the eye or under the jaw see the dentist asap or have your child seen in an er.

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