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Wisdom Tooth Soreness
Yes: When wisdom teeth erupt, often there is associated pain. Furthermore, usually there is partial eruption of the wisdom teeth and misalignment of these teeth that they act as food traps causing bacteria to collect in these areas. This eventually results in pain, infection and cavities. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Burning pain behind upper wisdom tooth. Sore when touching mucosa. Feels a little swollen. NO TOOTH PAIN but do have cavity in tooth. Why the burning?
Firm swell next to my wisdom tooth. Causes a sore-like pain along my jaw, making it difficult to eat, talk, sneeze and yawn. No pus and it's not white
Swelling: Sounds like an infection related either to wisdom tooth (molar), tonsil, or deep neck space. If pressing on tooth causes most pain, go to dentist. Otherwise make ENT appt or at least urgent care or ED for exam and antibiotics. In meantime start NSAIDs to reduce pain, swelling, and inflammation. ...Read more
I have a pea size bump where my wisdom tooth used to be. It was pulled a few years ago. It's quite aggravating & kind of sore when I chew. What is it?
Im 29 weeks preg. My wisdom tooth is coming in and sore. I can't get in to get it pulled for a month. How likely is the wisdom tooth to get infected?
wisdom tooth: When your pregnant you get bleeding gums and issues w teeth more quickly. Keep your teeth very clean , especially the wisdom area. Use warm salt water rinse for 1 min several times a day. Hopefully it wont get infected by cleaning it well. The gums get inf. Not the tooth usually. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a knot on my inner right cheek that is swollen and so sore right next to where i had my wisdom tooth pulled. What could this be?
I have had a sore slightly infected wisdom tooth im due to get out thurs i was vomitong blood 2 days ago and again tonight, im never nauseous is it connected?
Probably not: If you have been vomiting blood, you may have a serious medical problem that would be appropriate to go to the er. Call 911 if vomiting blood causes dizziness after standing, rapid, shallow breathing or other signs of shock. I don't think this is related to a slight infection ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a knot on my inner lower right side of my cheek that is sore and swollen near where i had my wisdom tooth pulled? What could this be?
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