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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 :( ?

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Charles Kattuah
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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In brief: Call the surgeon

May be within normal limits, but let the surgeon that did the proceedure check it out for you.

In brief: Call the surgeon

May be within normal limits, but let the surgeon that did the proceedure check it out for you.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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