I have swollen lymph nodes and sore throat a week after wisdom teeth removal, what should I do?

See oral surgeon. A week after dental extraction, you should be in better shape than you presently are. You should return to your dentist or oral surgeon asap for an evaluation. This is something that needs to be evaluated in person.
See oral surgeon. A week after surgery, it may represent an independent upper respiratory infection. See an oral surgeon who can sort things out.
Call your surgeon. You may have something from the surgery or something not connected at all, like a sore throat or the flu. You should start with your surgeon who took out your wisdom teeth and have him/her make a recommendation.

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I have a sore throat a week after wisdom teeth removal, why is it still going on?

Hard to say. It may or may not be related to the wisdom tooth removal. With difficult extractions, it may take more than a week to start feeling better. Have the dentist who removed your teeth take a look at it. Read more...

Sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, mouth ulcers. Are they signs of hiv?

Might be. Acute HIV syndromes can have several presentations, including looking like meningitis, but the most common is like infectious mononucleosis, with fever, swollen lymph nodes, malaise. If you are asking how HIV can present after you have had it many years asymptomatically, that is a subject for a large volume of information. If you are concerned, please get tested. Early treatment is best. Read more...

I have a cut in the back of my mouth on the gums where the lower jaw meets the upper acompanied by swollen lymph nodes in the jaw and a sore throat?

Oral surgeon. See an oral surgeon. It may not be a cut. May be a lesion or impacted wisdom tooth trying to erupt. Read more...
See dentist. You may have an abscess somewhere in the oral cavity leading to the enlarged node. It is important that you get the mouth examined by starting out with your dentist who can take it from there. Read more...

Can impacted and cystic wisdom teeth cause a swollen lymph node on neck behind right ear?

Yes. Your infection requires immediate treatment. If not, it will continue to spread. See Oral Surgeon immediately. Read more...
Definitely, yes. Any inflammatory processes (like impacted and cystic wisdom teeth) can cause lymph node swelling. See an oral surgeon for exam. Read more...

What could swollen lymph nodes and sore throat be a sign of?

Infection. Lymph nodes help to remove toxins in your body. They will enlarge with infection, toxin exposure, cancer, some autoimmune diseases. There are also other, less common, causes. The most likely cause of your combined symptoms is a throat infection or allergy causing sinus drainage . Read more...
Check for strep. One key thing not to miss for a new sore throat with lymph node swelling is strep throat. It can present without fever or white patches, especially in adults. It will go away without treatment, but then you may develop rheumatic heart disease or other complications if it is not treated within 10 days from the start of symptoms. So get a rapid strep test (70-90% acc.) and/or culture (100% accurate. Read more...

I had my bottom wisdom teeth taken out last week thursday (4 days ago). This morning I woke up with a "strained" (not sore) throat feeling - normal?

Wisdom teeth. Discomfort after removal of wisdom teeth is often dependent on how much bone was removed, the location of the teeth and whether they were vertical or horizontal. Some discomfort is normal, and may take several weeks to be totally pain free. Make sure you return to the surgeon for any scheduled post-op appointments. If you are having a problem, check with your surgeon. Read more...
Could be... Could be one of many reasons, including the start of a common cold, a dry socket, or so many other reasons. Call the surgeon that removed your wisdom teeth to check if they need to see you. Read more...
Not unusual. After wisdom teeth extractions, there is a long healing period. As long as you are not having severe pain or swelling, it sounds like a normal result. If you feel that your jaw or jaw joint is strained then you might want to consult your dentist to see if the removal of your wisdom teeth has not altered your bite in a way to create TMJ problems. Read more...