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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Swollen face after teeth removal, is this normal ?

my dad is diabetic...after the dentist told to take test on sugar level she told it is normal and the teeth can be removed...after tht she removed the teeth...but now my dads face has swollen on the side from where the teeth was removed and his face looks crooked like example when we get a stroke in face..is this normal or some action need to be taken?
Sat, 27 Aug 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
Hi,
Your father must be having an infection of the tooth which has been extracted. It requires an antibiotic course for the swelling to subside. Consult your dentist and get the medication.
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Dentist Dr. E. Bharathikannan's  Response
hello,
welcome to healthcare magic,
visit your dentist soon, if your father's sugar level was normal during and after extraction woun would have healed normally. get a sugar test check done now too and visit your dentist. he will start meication accordingly. take care.
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ENT Specialist Dr. Puneet Maheshwari's  Response
hello
welcome to health care magic
well was x ray taken before extraction of tooth
was the medicial fitness taken from physician before extraction
some times after extaction it takes time coz there may be other pathology involved or any pus ...or any other cause that is delayed healing...
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