It is what they do, it seems to me, feel like they are coming in and then recede. One reason for getting them out is that this is a painful process that will go on and on if there is nowhere for them to go. You should go in for a (overdue?) cleaning and have the dentist take a look.
Oooh - spooky was just having a look on the health section to see if there was anything on wisdom teeth! The left hand side of my mouth is v. sore and it feels like both the upper and lower wisdom teeth are playing up and are making the gums around sore? been going on for a week and a half. Have made a dentist appt (hate them) but not until end of July (dont ask!). Its not really painful enough to take painkillers but is pretty constant - do you think it will settle down? Aimsmum - what sort of pain is it, that you have and how long before it usually settles?
I have this too! Right down to "The pain isn't like normal toothache, it is hard to describe, it's a bit like it is in my jaw and throat too, which sounds bizarre!" And I was just coming to look this up....
I have swilled with some hot salt water which helped a bit but it's an annoying nagging pain on the right hand side.
My dentist said at my last visit (just over a year ago, must book another one) that there should be no problem with them coming through (still?!?!) and just to let it happen.
Am v. glad other people think it's just wisdom tooth pain - I was imagining dental abscesses!
I'm now taking Ibuprofen as suggested by people that have been in similar situation. I'll do the salty water too as i've also got the flap of gum thing too. . It was also worse last night/this morn too but much better now... mmmm Aimsmum, are you missing a twin?