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Hard ball in cheek after wisdom teeth
I just got my wisdom teeth removed five days ago and I wasn't able to take my pain medicine because it made me throw up on the day of the surgery. I developed a large hard ball in my cheek the next day and it hasn't gone away. I've iced it, I've taken my recommended amount of amoxicillin to ensure no infection, but I still have a nasty taste in my mouth and the pain is so unbearable. I went to the oral surgeon yesterday and they just opened my mouth and sent me home, told me to get rest...
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Looks like socket infection ( dry socket)  ..kindly visit dentist he will irrigate the wound and modify your prescription
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Start Betadine  gargles
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Apply ice pack and do warm saline gargle with salt. It will subside with time, dont worry.
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Apply heat on face, and warm saline rinses as many times as possible. Swelling is to be expected..
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