#4, the gum around it, and my cheeks are hurting, what can this mean?
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You seem to have an infection ... #DrSarahThompson #STL
You should return to your dentist as soon as you can. You do not want to develop a major problem. If your cheek hurts that badly, its best that you are examined and possibly given antibiotics. You do not want to walk around with a potentially danger infection in your face. I hope this helps. Click "save" under my name in order to ask me additional questions in the future.
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