I have wisdom teeth swelling but no pain. Is there something wrong?

Maybe. Pain usually is the sign that there is a problem. However if you feel you have swelling and no pain, there may still be a problem that you are not aware of. Best go to your dentist and have him or her check it out.
Yes and no. Pain is a very subjective thing. Pain is also a great motivator to seek professional help. If there is no pain, you a lucky. But the swelling alone should tell you that all is not right. Seek professional care.

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Post wisdom teeth extraction - swelling is gone but the pain the still there. What could be wrong?

Pain or Sore? Not sure how long ago you had surgery, so a definitive answer may be hard to provide. Removal of wisdom teeth is usually associated with varying degrees of discomfort. Some patients describe the discomfort as pain while others describe it as soreness. The length of time for pain/soreness can vary for each patient. If you are having acute pain, you should contact your surgeon. Read more...
Expected and Common. Having pain after wisdom teeth surgery is expected and common. However, if pain is severe or continues for more than four days after the extraction, you should call your dentist/ surgeon for post-op examination. Read more...

How can I get my wisdom teeth swelling down?

Depends on. The answer depends on whether your swelling is related to wisdom teeth that are still present in your mouth, or swelling following their removal. If related to teeth still in your mouth, the swelling could be related to an infection or a possible cyst and should be evaluated by your dentist. If related to their removal, follow the postop instructions provided by your dentist/surgeon. Read more...
A simple thing. Applying moist heat to your cheeks has been shown to reduce swelling after or before wisdom teeth extraction. Read more...

How can I make it so I get wisdom teeth swelling down faster?

Initially ice packs. Ice packs if you feel the swelling is getting worse. The cold will reduce the amount of blood going into your tissue causing bleeding. Once the internal bleeding has stopped, then warm packs to help move the excess blood away from the swollen site. Read more...
Assuming . That 5 days have passed since the question posted, the swelling is a non- issue now, but initially the use of ice-packs are the most helpful for the first day or so. Then heat might help. Also the antibiotics and anti- inflammatory medications as prescribed by the doctor should help. Sorry for the delayed response but hope the information was helpful. Read more...
For future: And any related questions: persistent ice application (with skin protection) for the first 48 hours. Then moist heat for the second 48hour period. Take nsaids like Ibuprofen 800mg every 6-8 hours as prescribed and sleep slightly elevated for the first 72 hours. From a surgeon's perspective, pre-op or intra-opertive steroid administration is very helpful. Read more...

My swelling is almost gone from wisdom teeth, 5th day, when does it completely go down?

7 to 14 days. Traumatic response from surgery varies from person to person but average response times range from 7 to 14 days. It is important to return to your doctor to be sure that your swelling is normal for the trauma of the procedure or if you have developed a secondary infection. Call your doctor! Read more...
1 to 2 weeks. Everyone heals differently.; some will heal in 1 week where they do not feel anykind of dull achyness from the extraction, while others take up to 2 weeks before they do not feel anymore achyness. Standard of care is that the doctor will see the patient 1 week post-op to evaluate the healing progression . If you see that the dull ache is going away more and more everyday, that is a good sign. Read more...
Takes some time. Swelling after a tooth extraction can last for some time, depending on the severity of the situation & the difficulty of the extraction. Aleve, (naproxen) advil, Motrin or for more holistic patients arnica can help reduce swelling & pain. Read more...
7-10 days. At least 7-10 days, and too late for ice now! Read more...
After 1 week. You get maximum swelling after 3 days for most surgical procedures. After 1 week, the majority of the swelling should have resolved. Read more...

Had my wisdom teeth out two days ago and there is still swelling. Is this normal or when will this go down?

Normal. You are only 48 hours post-surgery, Yesa you will be swollen. Swelling should begin going down over next 48 hours and pain should begin to subside. If concerned check in with your Surgeon, the person that knows your circumstances best. Read more...

My wisdom teeth cause pain and swelling almost every two months, what should I do? I do not want to take them out.

NO choice. You may have no choice, pain may be from infection , swelling, or pressure as the teeth try to erupt. You should see yor dentist to be evaluated before you. Have a serious issue. Read more...
Wisdom teeth. If your wisdom teeth are infected which is why you ate experiencing discomfort than it is recommended to extract them as soon as possible. Read more...
Discuss risks. You should discuss risk and benefits with you dentist. I assume you are afraid of something, schedule a consult with your doc, and ask about sleep/sedation dentistry. It not going to get any easier as you age. And you don't want to be taking antibiotics over and over again. Read more...
Why? Repeat infections can become life threatening whole body sepsis effecting and damaging nearly all your major organs, heart, kidneys, brain and liver. If fear is your main concern, sleep IV sedation will insure you will not remember anything from the procedure. Do it! Read more...

My son is 16 and had all 4 of his wisdom teeth cut out at once. He starts 10th grade in 4 days. What can he take or do for the swelling? Help!

Ice application. Bilaterally aggressively for the first 48 hours post surgery. Sleep elevated (additional pillow or two), apply moist heat after 48 hours, take Ibuprofen 800mg routinely every 6 hours for first several days after surgery. Rest and limit activity. Swelling usually peaks at 72 hour - the third day. Levels off for a day and then begins decreasing. If you have only four days, he will be swollen. Read more...
Call the surgeon. Most surgeons have after hour answering services. I would recommend calling their office and speaking with the surgeon directly, as he/she knows your son's situation best. Read more...

Wisdom teeth extracted two days ago, swelling and tasting something weird. Could this be pus?

Follow up. Food can easily become lodged in the area where the wisdom tooth was removed. If this is associated with increased ache pain, it may be a dry socket infection developing. See your dentist if these symptoms don't get better. Read more...
See your surgeon. The pus is not likely, but first two days after surgery are generally the most uncomfortable and there is usually some swelling, pain and bad taste are common. However it is always good idea to see your surgeon for post -op evaluation. Good luck. Read more...

Wisdom teeth extracted two days ago, swelling and tasting something weird (pus). What do I do?

Follow up. Food can easily become lodged in the area where the wisdom tooth was removed. If this is associated with increased ache pain, it may be a dry socket infection developing. See your dentist if these symptoms don't get better. Read more...