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Wisdom Teeth Swollen Jaw
I had my wisdom teeth removed 2 months ago and this morning I noticed a hard lump on my lower left jaw that is now swollen and painful. What is it?
I know my wisdom teeth are coming in impacted, but right now my mouth is slightly swollen and I can barely open my jaw and I'm in a lot of pain ?
Pericornitis: Sounds like pericornitis - inflammation/infection around a partially erupted tooth. You can get some relief from ibuprofen (tylenol (acetaminophen) not as effective) and warm salt water rinses. A dentist can prescribe an antibiotic to help. Need to consider extracting this tooth when all is back to normal as the condition is likely to recur and may be worse and harder to cure next time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi my glands under my jaw line are swollen and my gums where my bottom 2 wisdom teeth will come through are swollen and is affecting my hearing help?
5 days ago removed two impacted wisdom teeth. Left side is healing great, while the right has a swollen lymph node on the jaw. Slight throbbing :( ?
Infection: The swollen lymph node is a good indicator of infection. If you got antobiotics from the sutgeon the day of your surgery and have been taking them then they may not be effective. If not then call them and ask for a prescription. Either way this problem needs to be addressed asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, my wisdom teeth are coming through and my mouth is swollen around the tooth, stopping me from opening my jaw and making it hard to swallow. My doctor prescribed my amoxycillin. I have been taking them for 24 hours now with no improvements. How long sh
Access: Your ability to open wide because of a TMJ probem will make it difficult to get access to remove wisdom teeth. Often the limited oral opening must be treated before the wisdom teeth can be removed. It is a matter of degree. This type of problem is routine for a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your dentist: This is often a sign of an infection called pericoronitis. This usually results because the wisdom teeth can't erupt all the way. Other causes may be dental decay or periodontal disease. You should see your dentist to figure out exactly what is going on, but it probably means you need your wisdom tooth or teeth removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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