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18 Sep 2007

Pain in upper gum area
Dear Dental expert
It is exactly two months since I had my wisdoms removed surgically. For the past while my mouth has not been feeling too good and for the last couple of days I have been having severe upper gum pain, the pain is constant and runs from the top part of my gum area right to the back area towards my ear. Just touching my cheek area it feels very tender & sore. Eating is difficult. I have been taking pain killers for the pain but no change. Should I be seeing a dentist.
Please help me?
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Dental expert

01 Jan 0001

it is not normal to continue having pain so long after the surgery. It is best to return to the surgeon (not someone else) to determine the possible causes of this. Do not continue taking pain killers! it is possibly an infection or some nerve involvment in the area
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