my 19 yr old daughter had her 4 wisdom teeth extracted 3 days ago. She developed an allergy to antibiotic and it was switched, but she is running a high grade fever and is lethargic. i left a message for dentist i gave her ibuprofin what else could i do. dentist is not in.

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 28 - June - 2015, at 10:01 AM

  • If she is having high fever and there is no other cause then it can be due to extracted wisdom teeth. So you need to consult your dentist who will examine the extraction site to find out whether infection is there or not. The dentist will decide only about antibiotic. Till then you can just control the fever. Ibuprofin is just a pain killer and for fever you have to give paracetamol and for high fever you can do some cold water sponging. for more info on tooth extraction you can check this link in our website...

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