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Swollen gums covering wisdom tooth, swollen lymph node behind tongue. Put peroxide. Treatment?

I have a swelling gum which is covering half of my wisdom tooth . It has been been swelling for 3 days and i have gargled perxide and water solution, water and salt and even putting the peroxide around my gum and tooth using cotton bud. I can feel swelling lymph node behind my tongue. I am having hard time swallowing food coz it hurts and opening my mouth. Please advice me on what to do and what do you think this might be.
Asked On : Thu, 6 Sep 2012
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This condition seem to be percoronitis.the gums aurroundind
your wisdom tooth got infected and due tp this infection
lumph nodes has got need to take antibiotics
and analgesics to lower the infection and visit your dentist
may be ypu need to extract your wisdom tooth its an extra tooth
and does carry any funtion so no harm in gettin it removed.
Answered: Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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Most likely this is simple PERICORONITIS (inflammation of gum tissues surrounding erupting third molars).
this is a simple but painful condition in young age, seen in most of the patients with eruting third molars. the condition will subside within a few days after following these simple therapies. first maintain a good oral hygeine, especially brush on that side twice a day even if it hurts slightly, supplemented with CHLORHEXIDINE mouthwash in warm water. or alternatively you can use warm SALINE rinse (mix a pinch of salt in warm water).
Also, you can use tablet of (Ofolaxacin+ ornidazole) combinaion along with a pain killer (Diclofenac Sodium+ PCM). both to be taken twice a day for atleast 3 days..

the swollen lymph nodes are a part of this pericornitis, which will also subside in a day or two..
Answered: Thu, 6 Sep 2012
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