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Had anesthetic to remove wisdom tooth, given pain killers. Coughing up clear phlegm while lying down. Reason?

I had a small anesthetic on Friday to remove an impacted Wisdom tooth . I am using acetominophen and naproxyn for the pain. The peridiontist gave me a prescription for oxycodone which I have only used twice when the pain is acute. During the nite I began bringing up a fair amount of clear phlegm . What is the reason for this and what should I do. Phlegm secretion is greater when I lie down. What do you recommend. Thanks Josh Gershater
Asked On : Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
mostly with the oral surgery as a side effect some people get throat infection which lead to phlegm secretion as well, so you need to consult a physician related to throat infection. also use of mouth wash and an anti coughing syrup will help you to reduce this issue . regards.
Answered: Sun, 25 Nov 2012
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Dentist Dr. A.S.Vimalashree's  Response
you should get yourself checked for upper respiratory tract infection.
Answered: Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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