5 doctors weighed in:
Throat swelling common after wisdom teeth extraction?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Meng Syn
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Throat swelling could be from infection in the spaces around the throat and should be examined as soon as possible.
If breathing is effect, you should go to the er. Better safe than sorry.

In brief: No
Throat swelling could be from infection in the spaces around the throat and should be examined as soon as possible.
If breathing is effect, you should go to the er. Better safe than sorry.
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn
Thank
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Mild
Mild sensation of throat swelling from lower wisdom tooth extraction.
Mild only, if symptoms prominent or accompanied by difficulty swallowing or breathing, go to ER ASAP.

In brief: Mild
Mild sensation of throat swelling from lower wisdom tooth extraction.
Mild only, if symptoms prominent or accompanied by difficulty swallowing or breathing, go to ER ASAP.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
Thank
Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: NO
You may be feeling some numbness of the throat due to the injecttions you received to help deaden the pain but, you should not have swelling of the throat.
If you have any sense that this is happening to you, pleasse call your surgeon's office immediately for their specific advice.

In brief: NO
You may be feeling some numbness of the throat due to the injecttions you received to help deaden the pain but, you should not have swelling of the throat.
If you have any sense that this is happening to you, pleasse call your surgeon's office immediately for their specific advice.
Dr. Ronda Alexander
Dr. Ronda Alexander
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. William Forsythe
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
23 years in practice
171K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors