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For how long should I have a swollen cheek, pain after teeth removal?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
6 doctors agree
In brief: For 10 days
It take about 1 week to ten days.

In brief: For 10 days
It take about 1 week to ten days.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
3 doctors agree
In brief: 7-10 days
7-10 days at most.
If persisting longer than this, ask to see an oral surgeon.

In brief: 7-10 days
7-10 days at most.
If persisting longer than this, ask to see an oral surgeon.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: 1-4 weeks
Normally, any cheek swelling will take 7-10 days to return to normal.
Unfortunately, the mouth has some very nasty bacteria present that occasionally invade the extraction site and cause a more severe infection that may delay the normal course of healing.

In brief: 1-4 weeks
Normally, any cheek swelling will take 7-10 days to return to normal.
Unfortunately, the mouth has some very nasty bacteria present that occasionally invade the extraction site and cause a more severe infection that may delay the normal course of healing.
Dr. Michael Montgomery
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