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Infected Molar

My lower molar was removed three days ago it was infected when they did the extraction my question is that today I looked at the extraction site and my gums around the area look white and I have a little pus on the side where the molar was I am taking antibiotics I just wanted to know if this is normal healing or should I go back to my dentist
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Going back to your dentist to have a follow-up exam is advised. You may need to switch to another antibiotics.
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