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How can I get rid of the swelling after wisdom teeth removal?
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Dr. John Sheehy
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Ice pack
Ice packs to jaw.

In brief: Ice pack
Ice packs to jaw.
Dr. John Sheehy
Dr. John Sheehy
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
You can also take motrin and the like for 24-48 hours then as needed.
Dr. Russell Lieblick
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: Mostly time
Icing the day of surgery, nsaids, sleeping in an elevated head position are all things that can help.
Mostly you just need time. If there is significant swelling and it is not beginning to improve after about 5 days, see your surgeon.

In brief: Mostly time
Icing the day of surgery, nsaids, sleeping in an elevated head position are all things that can help.
Mostly you just need time. If there is significant swelling and it is not beginning to improve after about 5 days, see your surgeon.
Dr. Russell Lieblick
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