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I just had dental work, woke up with the gums on that side swollen. After eating, it hurts to swallow. What is it?
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Dr. Brian Novick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Prob due to the work
Dental work causes trauma to the area.
...But just to be sure call your dentist's "after hours" number and talk to them..They will know exactly what was done and be able to guide you...Unlikely but could be an infection....Don't be hesitant to call eventhough it is sunday.

In brief: Prob due to the work
Dental work causes trauma to the area.
...But just to be sure call your dentist's "after hours" number and talk to them..They will know exactly what was done and be able to guide you...Unlikely but could be an infection....Don't be hesitant to call eventhough it is sunday.
Dr. Brian Novick
Dr. Brian Novick
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Dr. Robert Chin
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Truama possible
It could be swelling of the injection site from trauma or could be edema or bleeding in the tissue layers.
Call your dentist for screening and possible follow-up.

In brief: Truama possible
It could be swelling of the injection site from trauma or could be edema or bleeding in the tissue layers.
Call your dentist for screening and possible follow-up.
Dr. Robert Chin
Dr. Robert Chin
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