If you had an abscessed tooth removed but you still have swelling and pain where the tooth used to be could the infection still be in the jaw or gums?

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That depends on how recently you had the tooth removed. If it was a few days ago, some swelling and pain are normal. But if it's been a week or more, that's not good. Yes, the infection could have spread. Call your dentist. It may be as simple as being prescribed antibiotics and/or the dentist may need to see you. ~ T
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