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What causes a lump on the jaw line after tooth extraction?

I got my wisdom teeth removed 2 weeks ago and no pain but my bottom left jaw feels like there's a lump on jaw line way in back where the muscle is I can chew on left side fine but can chew on right because it hurts so bad is it normal to have this btw I had 3 teeth that where grown threw gums but the one that wasn't threw my gum is the one that hurts
Thu, 24 Jul 2014
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 's  Response
Thanks for your query, I have gone through your query.
The lump on the jaw line after tooth extraction could be because of the bone cutting and tissue damage during extraction process. Nothing to worry, it will come down by 3-4 days. You can complete the course of antibiotics and you can take antiinflammatory drugs like Tablet enzoflam. do saline gargling.
I hope my answer will help you, take care.
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What causes a lump on the jaw line after tooth extraction?

Thanks for your query, I have gone through your query. The lump on the jaw line after tooth extraction could be because of the bone cutting and tissue damage during extraction process. Nothing to worry, it will come down by 3-4 days. You can complete the course of antibiotics and you can take antiinflammatory drugs like Tablet enzoflam. do saline gargling. I hope my answer will help you, take care.