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Had my wisdom tooth extracted yesterday due to infection when does the infection clear up?

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Dr. Stephen Gordon
Dentistry

In brief: Ask the treating dds

Sometimes quickly if the infection was minimal or could be longer. For bad infections you may need antibiotics and antibacterial rinses.
Your treating general dentist or oral surgeon should be the person to tell you.

In brief: Ask the treating dds

Sometimes quickly if the infection was minimal or could be longer. For bad infections you may need antibiotics and antibacterial rinses.
Your treating general dentist or oral surgeon should be the person to tell you.
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Dr. Stephen Gordon
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Dr. Thomas DiMaria
Dentistry

In brief: Shoul clear soon

It should clear in 24 to 48 hours.

In brief: Shoul clear soon

It should clear in 24 to 48 hours.
Dr. Thomas DiMaria
Dr. Thomas DiMaria
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Dr. David May
Dentistry

In brief: Soon

If the teeth were the source of the infection, it will clear up soon.
If the infection was spreading, you should probably be on antibiotics to help clear up the infection sooner.

In brief: Soon

If the teeth were the source of the infection, it will clear up soon.
If the infection was spreading, you should probably be on antibiotics to help clear up the infection sooner.
Dr. David May
Dr. David May
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Dr. Linda Gromko
Family Medicine

In brief: Removing tooth helps

Extracting the tooth will help the infection drain.
Perhaps you are or have been on antibiotics that will also help. My guess is that you will be feeling a great deal better with that tooth out in a matter of days. But I am not a dentist, so please contact your dentist or oral surgeon if you have concerns. Good luck. Lgromkomd (not dds!).

In brief: Removing tooth helps

Extracting the tooth will help the infection drain.
Perhaps you are or have been on antibiotics that will also help. My guess is that you will be feeling a great deal better with that tooth out in a matter of days. But I am not a dentist, so please contact your dentist or oral surgeon if you have concerns. Good luck. Lgromkomd (not dds!).
Dr. Linda Gromko
Dr. Linda Gromko
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