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Have impacted wisdom tooth. Sore ears, throat, eyes, headaches, fatigue. Smelly blood discharge. Symptoms related?

Hello. What heath implications can come from impacted wisdom tooth? Have lower on its side under gum. Been ill for past 3 or so months, tinitus, sore ears, throat at times, sore eyes, headaches , light headed, vey fatige. Wanting to know how much may me related. Passed week had smelly like discharge of blood . Been rinsing with salt water. Small gum lump over impacted tooth. Any help good. Surgery is booked in a month time.
Asked On : Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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hello and welcome to hcm forum,
i would be glad to answer your query,
it is quite clear , that the wisdom tooth is impacted and needs to be extracted soon.
sometimes , wisdom tooth is malpositioned , therefore is unable to erupt, it causes the gum over it to swell and cause symptoms like fever, sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes, head ache, etc.this condition is referred as "pericoronitis" i.e inflammation of the soft tissues covering the wisdom tooth.
the treatment involves antibiotic and pain killers,
antibacterial mouth wash should be used(twice/day) for a week,
dentist will then decide when to extract the tooth.
i advise you to continue with warm saline rinses(3-4times/day), along with antibacterial mouth wash.
kindly visit your dentist who will prescribe you antibiotics and pain killers to relief all the associated symptoms.
i hope i answered your query,
i wish you good health,
take care.+
Answered: Thu, 29 Nov 2012
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