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Erupting wisdom tooth, painful, sore throat, discomfort swallowing, red bump at back of mouth. What do you think?

Hi, my name is Coors I m a 17 year old teenager and I have a question or two. So recently my left bottom wisdom tooth started to break through and is causing me lots of pain and before that pain started I started having a sore throat which caused uncomfortable swallowing and so I looked in the mirror and looked in my mouth and I saw a small red bump at the back of mouth above my uvula and I didn t think much about it so its about 4 days later now and today I still have the sore throat and the very painful wisdom tooth pain but this is what caught my attention, early this morning I looked to see if the red bump went away and there s a second one now and not even just that I look at the back of my throat and at my tonsils and I saw white bumps all over the place on my tonsils and the back my throat I ve been researching all morning about it and I just wanna know what you would think please email me ASAP.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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The bumps are arised due to abscess developed at the site of impacted wisdom tooth which is inflamed.
Throat pain and ear infection,fever and headache are the symptoms usually associated with impacted wisdom teeth.
Please do visit an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and get clinical as well as radiological evaluation done.
Depending on the space available for tooth eruption,it has to be either extracted or flap overlying tooth has to be removed.
Maintain oral hygiene well.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Tue, 28 May 2013
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