swelling of gums around wisdom tooth

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I have an unbearable pain and a swelling in my gums on the Lower Jaw around the Wisdom Tooth area. Please advice an immediate pain reliever.

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Like pericoronitis. Recommend seeing a dentist or oral surgeon as soon as possible. In the interim 3-4 advils every 6-8 hours, peroxide-water warm rinse 4x/day. Topical anesthetic (orajel) type might also help. Feel better. All the best.
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Dr. R Lee Hinson answered:

What can be done for Swelling of the gums where a wisdom tooth is pushing through?

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Complaint with wisdom teeth is exactly what you are describing. In essence you are "Teething" and you now understand why baby's cry! Warm salt water rinse is good. Antibiotic is better. Getting the tooth evaluated and possibly removed is best. Good luck!!!
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How long it takes for swelling go down in m gums the dotcor said i have a gum infection from my wisdom tooth they gave me antobics ?

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all depends on cause of infection, position of tooth and how soon you will have it removed. antibiotics are a temporary fix to reduce swelling enough to remove tooth
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Dr. SAM LATIF answered:

I just had my lower wisdom tooth extracted last night,it took 30 minutes for my dentist to remove.Now my gums is swelling what will i do?

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Time is a healer , you have to follow your doctor post op instructions , hope you have one , take your anti biotic and the Motrin 600-800 mg if you are not already on it, rinses start with warm salt water three to four times daily , avoid chewing on that side , the possibilities of dry socket is high . If pain persist go back and see your dentists
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My gums/leftcheek is swollen! I have decay wisdom tooth and the dentist doesn't want to remove it cuz itstill swelling. How many days does it last?

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If you're on antibiotics to control the swelling, can be a few days to a week. If not on antibiotics, find a different Dentist. The infection cannot be resolved until the tooth is out.
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Dr. Tarek Hamid answered:

Can a wisdom tooth coming in sideways not yet broke thru gums cause ear, jaw, neck pain/swelling ? What's best for swelling? Plan 2 call dentist ASAP

All of the above

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An impacted wisdom tooth can cause all of the above symptoms, So yes see a dentist ASAP for examination ,evaluation and treatment options.
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko answered:

I'm suffering frm swollen gums around my wisdom tooth,earache,headache. Please help?

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This sound like an infection around a partially erupted wisdom tooth, or pericornitis. You need to see a dentist, or oral surgeon regarding extraction. In the meanwhile keep it as clean as you can, rinse with warm salt water, take ibuprophen if you can tolerate this medication. Your dentist can prescribe an antibiotic.
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Sudden Sharp-shooting pain at the gums around my wisdom tooth especially the back part. Not sensitive to touch and temperature. ?

See a dentist

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See a dentist to evaluate not only the wisdom tooth but the adjacent teeth and surrounding gums. We can't diagnose or treat you over the internet. This requires a one on one clinical exam and x-rays by a local dentist.
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Are upper or lower wisdom tooth infections more serious? Gums puffy on top around tooth about 3 days but no pain. Bad taste in mouth.

Both serious

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Maxillary infection can easily spread into your sinus, mandibular infection can spread down your throat. Bad taste means bacterial toxins and acid... a warning sign you need to address this ASAP. No pain now, but when it starts, you won't be able to get to a dentist fast enough. Call for an appointment to be evaluated and treated.
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Puffy gums around upper wisdom tooth for last 3 days. Now it's starting to hurt. Can I wait 2 days for a dentist to open or do I need the ER?

The ER

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will generally take a long time for someone to see you. It generally will not be a dentist and the most that will be done will be to give you some pain medication and an antibiotic. It's generally not worth the trip. I would take some OTC pain medication and rinse with warm salt water. If you get a fever, excruciating pain or increased and spreading swelling, you could go to the ER.
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