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Will Wisdom Teeth Cause Swelling
Yes: Whether or not you have swelling after the removal of your upper wisdom teeth may depend on several factors, i.e., impacted vs erupted, the level of difficulty in removing them, experience and technique of the person removing them, any meds given at the time of surgery, quality of postop instructions provided and followed, and your facial profile. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
My wisdom teeth cause pain and swelling almost every two months, what should I do? I do not want to take them out.
Discuss risks: You should discuss risk and benefits with you dentist. I assume you are afraid of something, schedule a consult with your doc, and ask about sleep/sedation dentistry. It not going to get any easier as you age. And you don't want to be taking antibiotics over and over again. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do I do with the swelling. My gum swollened at the back of the molar and it's not wisdom teeth that cause it because I removed last year.
My gums are swelling , it caused by a small teeth grew up at the back of the wisdom teeth . Its really pain . What should I do ?
Hi! I got my four wisdom teeth removed four days ago and I was put on some new medications for the pain and swelling. Today I noticed a yellow bruising on my lower jaw and was wondering if this is normal or what could have caused this. Thank you!
Impacted wisdom teeth, causing bad breath, smelly floss & swelling gums sometimes. What should I do?
7 to 14 days: Traumatic response from surgery varies from person to person but average response times range from 7 to 14 days. It is important to return to your doctor to be sure that your swelling is normal for the trauma of the procedure or if you have developed a secondary infection. Call your doctor! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Initially ice packs: Ice packs if you feel the swelling is getting worse. The cold will reduce the amount of blood going into your tissue causing bleeding. Once the internal bleeding has stopped, then warm packs to help move the excess blood away from the swollen site. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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