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Signs of an infected wisdom tooth?

I am a 29-year-old female and I think my wisdom tooth is infected. What are the typical signs of this? Signs of an infected wisdom tooth?

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Pain and swelling
Swelling, redness, pain, loss of function, and fever.
Mainly discomfort to touch in the area, redness or swelling
Signs of an infected wisdom tooth can vary from patient to patient. However, if you experience pain, radiating pain in the jaw structures, sensitivity to cold and pressure, have an active swelling in the area - then you should see a dentist.
Pain and swelling.

Dr. Shetal Parikh
Swelling in the area and red puffy or sore gum tissue in the area can be signs of an infection. Go to your dentist.
The signs of an infected wisdom tooth will include pain and swelling. Do not wait to get this checked by a dentist because it could become life-threatening.