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Is it normal to acquire tonsillitis after having teeth extracted?

Is it normal to acquire tonsillitis after having teeth extracted?

Tonsillitis; Teeth: There is no evidence to suggest that having teeth extracted increases the risk of tonsil infections. ...Read more

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How common is it to develop tonsillitis after having teeth extracted?

How common is it to develop tonsillitis after having teeth extracted?

No: After extraction of teeth removal, one may experience pain and swelling, which usually resolves in a few days. ...Read more

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How common is it to develop tonsillitis after having teeth extracted?

How common is it to develop tonsillitis after having teeth extracted?

Not related: See your physician to check your tonsils, and your dentist to check your teeth, but these are two unrelated conditions. ...Read more

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Had wisdom tooth extraction 2wks ago,i feel normal now but at times its like i have tonsilitis on the same side the extraction was made is this normal?

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Had wisdom tooth extraction 2wks ago,i feel normal now but at times its like i have tonsilitis on the same side the extraction was made is this normal?

Post-Op Sensation: It is normal to have some sensitivity in the area of the extraction for several weeks after the extraction. Depending on the complexity of the extraction, you may take longer than average to feel back to your regular self. If symptoms continue to bother you or get worse, definitely call the dentist who extracted your wisdom tooth to schedule a follow-up visit. ...Read more

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Hi, is it fine to have my impacted wisdom tooth extracted while I am currently having a tonsillitis? Thank you!

Hi, is it fine to have my impacted wisdom tooth extracted while I am currently having a tonsillitis? Thank you!

Contact oral surgeon: I would contact your oral surgeon. If you don't have any symptoms from your wisdom teeth - often times elective surgeries are postponed until the person is healthier. ...Read more

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If I have tonsillitis is it normal for me to get lumps and ulcers inside my mouth?

If I have tonsillitis is it normal for me to get lumps and ulcers inside my mouth?

Tonsilitis: Tonsilitis indicates that the immune system is compromised. The tissue that lines the mouth breaks down more easily. The lumps and ulcers may be a result of this.T. ...Read more

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I was taking penicillin for tonsillitis and finished the course got nasty taste in my mouth since antibiotics is that normal and how long does it last?

I was taking penicillin for tonsillitis and finished the course got nasty taste in my mouth since antibiotics is that normal and how long does it last?

Your symptoms: could be caused by fungus superinfection. Does not sound like antibiotic side effect, if you were on penicillin alone. Contact the doctor who prescribed the medication just to be sure. ...Read more

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I have ulcers on my tonsils & around my mouth. i have seen the doctor and he said it's tonsillitis. Is it normal to get ulcers in the mouth for that?

I have ulcers on my tonsils & around my mouth. i have seen the doctor and he said it's tonsillitis. Is it normal to get ulcers in the mouth for that?

Mouth ulcers: Doesn't sound like tonsillitis. Sounds like 'aphthous ulcers' or 'canker sores' that can be caused by nutritional or vitamin deficiency, weakened immune system, infection, chronic disease, or unknown causes. Make an appt for an ENT or oral surgeon to examine you. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing recurrent tonsilitis. can I undergo tonsilectomy and will it affect my normal body system ?will I become susceptible to mouth

I have been experiencing recurrent tonsilitis. can I undergo tonsilectomy and will it affect my normal body system ?will I become susceptible to mouth

Less and less done: Due to availability of better antibiotics , less and less tonsillectomies are done now a days , as you are getting recurrent attacks let an ENT surgeon evaluate you if you need one. Yes it does play some minor roll as guard in preventing oral infections, but not essential . ...Read more

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Can i get my wisdom teeth out of I have tonsillitis? My appointment is friday for removal

Best to call surgeon: Call your oral surgeon to discuss your infection. They may or may not want to reschedule your appointment. ...Read more

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I feel I have tonsillitis on left side only.. Pain in teeth same side but can't pinpoint which tooth.. Could it be an abscess?

I feel I have tonsillitis on left side only.. Pain in teeth same side but can't pinpoint which tooth.. Could it be an abscess?

Self diagnosis: Self diagnosis is, at best, an iffy business. Please see your physician (or ent) to evaluate your tonsils and associated structures. Please see your dentist to determine the source of your mouth pain. Abscessed tooth is just one of many possibilities. Source(s) of pain should be diagnosed asap to delineate appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I recently had a tonsillitis but it healed already. And then the bump started to grow on my neck. It hurts when I touch it. And my teeth doesn't hurt.

I recently had a tonsillitis but it healed already. And then the bump started to grow on my neck. It hurts when I touch it. And my teeth doesn't hurt.

"Bump": First, see your General Physician or an Ear/Nose/Throat specialist. Sounds like your infected throat has not healed. And as an aside, how long has it been since your last Dental Examination? ...Read more

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Can tonsillitis be as a result of depression/anxiety & can you grind your teeth without knowing at night? Had no pain but just discomfort under my jaw

Can tonsillitis be as a result of depression/anxiety & can you grind your teeth without knowing at night? Had no pain but just discomfort under my jaw

Bruxism (grinding: Your teeth) can occur at night without you being aware. Depression and anxiety don't cause tonsillitis. But consistent negativity and stress can wear down on your internal reserves - making you vulnerable. ...Read more

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Got fever and tonsillitis.Next morning gums slightly swollen. Swelling progressed w/ pain. Woke up w/ yellow film on front teeth. is this gum disease?

Got fever and tonsillitis.Next morning gums slightly swollen. Swelling progressed w/ pain. Woke up w/ yellow film on front teeth. is this gum disease?

Fever and tonsils: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. You will be carefully examined and most likely the team will prescribe appropriate medication. If they have some concerns they will refer you to the appropriate doctor. ...Read more

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Tonsillitis (Definition)

An inflammation of the tonsil tissue, which can be either an acute or chronic process. Most of the time, it is caused by infection. In the acute phase, most cases of tonsillitis are viral. Once the problem extends beyond 10 days, it typically ...Read more


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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more