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Tooth removed, sore throat and tonsil. On antibiotic, difficult to swallow, pain not subsiding. Is it normal?

I had my right lower & upper wisdom tooth out at my local hospital Jan29th 2013, topday 22nd feb 2013 I still can not open my mouth more than say 6-7mm. My right side of my throat and tonsil are really swollen. I vistied my normal dentist Mon 18th feb 2013, who prescribed my anitbiotics but the lump under my jaw and the swelling of my throat/tonsils does not yet seem to be subsiding, is this normal, swallowing my own saliva is even painful.
Asked On : Mon, 25 Feb 2013
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thank U for the Query,
pain, swelling and difficulty in opening ur mouth are common problems faced after wisdom teeth removal. As days pass by , its keeps healing accordingly and symptoms gradually subside.
the duration is approx 1 month now from the time of ur teeth were extracted and looks like the infection still persists. Advise u to visit the specialist and get it checked at the earliest to avoid the problem from agravating. U will be probably need a change in medication if required and further assesment.
Dr. Manmeet
Answered: Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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