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Has painful movable lump on jaw line. Needs wisdom teeth to be removed. Related?

My daughter saw our dentist today because she has a painful lump on her jaw line that moves under her finger and she has a small one starting on the left side of her jaw also, dentist said she needs 4 wisdom teeth out asap since they are comming in sideways. She was told they were not sure what the lumps were and are making me go to the peditrian, couldnt the 2 lumps be from the wisdom teeth??
Asked On : Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
Hello,

Thanks for writing to us.

Since your dentist has diagnosed cause of lump under jaw line being the impacted wisdom tooth,get the teeth either extracted or retained depending on space available for tooth eruption.

Meanwhile,Take amoxycillin as well as diclofenac tablets.

Gargle frequently with warm saline or betadine.

Rinse your mouth after every meals.

Maintain oral hygiene well.

Take care.
Answered: Tue, 2 Jul 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response
Hi,

Thanks for asking the query,

Wisdom tooth are mostly tilted in position and impacted in jaw bone which leads to pain.
The area is difficult to clean and invites bacterial infection leading to redness , inflammation and swelling of the adjacent tissues .
The infection may spread further to jaw bones and spaces .
Painful movable lump near the jaw line can be because of abscess formation .

I would suggest you to visit to an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and get a checkup done.
Take an OPG x-ray.
Take complete course of antibiotic and analgesic .
Maintain a good oral hygiene ,
Use saline water gargles 3-4 times a day.
Use 0.2% of chlorhexidine mouthwash gargles twice daily.
Mostly you have to go for extraction of the wisdom tooth and drainage of the abscess.

Hope this helps out.

Regards.....
Answered: Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Indu Thakur's  Response
hi,thnx for your query, i would like to know the age of your daughter.painful lumps on her jaw line might be due to
1. abscess formed due to carious tooth.
2.improper oral hygiene leading periodontal abscess.
please go to your dentist and get an OPG[x-ray] done. hope this is helpful
Answered: Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Anshul Agarwal's  Response
A pain full lump can be anything from abscess to a enlarged lymph node .. you are advised to consult a oral and maxillo facial surgeon in this regard.. a proper course of anti biotic has to be started before extraction ..you may give TAB Ketorol 10mg as a symptomatic relief ..
Answered: Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,
Welcome to HCM,
It seems that these painful lumps might be enlarge sub mandibular lymph nodes.
There might be some infection in wisdom teeth giving rise to this problem.
Go for antibiotic medicine course after consulting your dentist.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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