My gums near the area where the wisdom tooth should grow started feeling painful, but not much. Whenever I chew near that area, it would hurt. I thought of myself, it is probably because my wisdom tooth is coming out (as there was a sort of bulge where my wisdom tooth should come out). The next day, I noticed that the gums near the area where the wisdom tooth should grow started swelling around the tooth before it. And while looking into the mouth, I poked the swollen area accidentally, and pus came out of the swollen gums. What is that? Should I consult a dentist or just taking medicines is enough? If so, what medicine would you prescribe?
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It seems like your wisdom tooth is on the way, but wisdom tooth does not erupt easily. They will take time and phases to erupt, so you will have to face this pain and swelling in some phases, maybe accompanied by fever even.
Do salt water gargling. I would suggest to continue with warm water, and salt rinse five to six times daily, it will help you.
I will not advise you to take painkillers. You can take an anti-inflammatory for the time being, Aceclofenac-P 500 mg twice daily for three days.
Maintain good oral hygiene and rinse off your mouth after every meal.
Follow up after three days.
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