Can you become infected after you have had a wisdom tooth out if you do become infected what can you do?
Contact your dentist at once. They will recommend a course of treatment that may include anti-biotic. Do this NOW. That can be a serious infection.
Definitely - specifically and upper wisdom tooth. Often the roots of wisdom teeth run into the sinus cavity and even some of the upper molars. If the tooth is abscessed and infected, it can cause serious problems. Infections in the mouth runs two ways, to the heart or to the brain. Always, get an abscessed tooth treated immediately.