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Old 07-13-2009, 07:59 PM   #1
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broken wisdom tooth infection

My wisdom tooth is broken at the gum there is no pain but i have pain in my neck and behind my ear i also feel weak and nauseas i go to my DR in the morning because i cant get into a dentist untill the 1rst. i am scared should i wait till morning to go to the DR or emergency room now. what are the warning signs?

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Old 07-13-2009, 10:03 PM   #2
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Re: broken wisdom tooth infection

Hi, and welcome to the boards. I do not want to alarm you, but any infection stemming from the teeth or jawline, are potentially serious. With the bloodstream, being so close to the brain, it not something to mess with.

If you have fever, pain, obvious infection, redness, swelling or pain...I would seek immediate medical help. I wish you well...

Old 07-14-2009, 10:20 AM   #3
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Re: broken wisdom tooth infection

I agree with writeleft, I would see a dentist or Doctor as soon as possible.
Also, get 2 opinions if you can.

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