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
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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
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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
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