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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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Tonsillitis (Definition)

Tonsillitis is a condition in which there is a swelling of the tonsils due to a bacterial or viral infection. Common symptoms include fever, and sore throat, ...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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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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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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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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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