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Symptoms Of Wisdom Teeth Infection
Symptoms: Symptoms of tooth infection could be bad taste, swelling, pain, fever. Symptoms of erupting wisdom tooth could be swelling, pain, difficulty in biting down all the way, irritation to cheek. If the question is not hypothetical and you are have any one of those symptoms, see your dentist to find the cause of the problem. Good idea to see dentist for exam\x-rays anyway if it's been 6 months or more. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
What are the chances of getting an infection 23 days after wisdom teeth removal. And what would the symptoms be of an infection?
My sister had all wisdom teeth removed Monday & has fever, flu symptoms & excruciating pain & was told by dr that all of it's normal. Poss. Infection?
Infection/flu: Your sister may have both. Insist that she actually return to Treating Dentist or Oral Surgeon to evaluate...may have infection/dry socket, which requires treatment. Additionally she may have flu (did she get flu shot) and should be evaluated by General Physician. Be proactive. Make sure she actually sees both. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Evaluate by dentist: Have your dentist evaluate the positioning of the wisdom teeth. If they are impacted or semi-impacted, you will be referred to an oral surgeon. At 18 years old, wisdom teeth are eruptiing and the dentist will be able to better evaluate with radiographs and a clinical examination, it might be the normal eruption pattern. Try to clean the area gently with a child size toothbrush. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do you know if your wisdom teeth are coming in wrong? Is it painful and can it cause infection?
Exam needed: The only way to really know is to have an exam by a dentist. The exam will almost certainly include a xray. Depending on your age, tooth position, angulation, and other local factors you my or may not need to have your wisdom teeth extracted. Like any tooth, wisdom teeth can become infected and may even be at greater risk for infection if erupting abnormally. You can always get a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Drainage: And antibiotics will usually be needed.Get a more detailed answer ›
See the doc: You need to contact the doctor who performed your surgery for evaluation to determine if a postop infection is present, and what, if any treatment or antibiotics may be indicated. ...Read more
I had my wisdom teeth removed over 3 weeks Ago and just started experiencing pain again. Can this be an infection or something else?
Either: See the Surgeon for reevaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I got my wisdom teeth removed 3 days ago. I would like to know how would i tell if i got an infection. And are there any sign I should look for if so.
Signs of infection: What is normal following the removal of wisdom teeth: varying degrees of swelling and discomfort depending upon the difficulty of the extractions and your body's response to trauma. Signs of infection: increasing size and spread of swelling each day after first 24-36 hours, feeling or warmth, fever and chills. Any questions or concerns? Call your surgeon. Always better to be safe than sorry. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please Help..been 2weeks top and bottom left wisdom teeth out..had food infection in stiches..dr put some brown stuff on it now my tongue feels burnt?
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