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I had all wisdom teeth extracted about 5 days ago, and its been swelling up for a few days. It hurts occasionally. It doesn't look like dry socket.

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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In brief: Swelling post-ext

If the swelling is subsiding each day, that sounds normal.
If the swelling is increasing each day it might be infected. In any case, you should call the dentist who removed your teeth and let him\her know. You will probably be asked to come back to the office for an evaluation.

In brief: Swelling post-ext

If the swelling is subsiding each day, that sounds normal.
If the swelling is increasing each day it might be infected. In any case, you should call the dentist who removed your teeth and let him\her know. You will probably be asked to come back to the office for an evaluation.
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