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Second opinion] I was cleaning my teeth this morning with my

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second opinion] I was cleaning my teeth this morning with my electric toothbrush behind my back bottom molar and I think I have scratched my retromolar trigone. It’s making me want to gag and I don’t know why. It feels like really swollen and irritated.
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
I can also taste blood now and again
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
I don’t know whether I have a tooth brush bristle stuck or if it’s a scratch
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 17 days ago.

Hi. My name is***** have over two decades of experience, and I'm online and available to help you today.

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Expert:  wieyedoc replied 17 days ago.

can you upload a picture? Using a mirror can make taking a good photo easier.

We can also chat on the phone if you want.

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Following on from what I felt like had grazed my mouth the other day I have woken up with this
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 14 days ago.

The best thing to do would be to see a dentist in person.

You should be able to contact an oncall dentist and be seen today.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/nb-dentists-covid-19-dental-emergency-1.5506639

I hope you feel better soon.

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