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lingual nerve paresthesia

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Ummat
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: It depends on the lesion and how it was removed. If it was removed and the nerve was cut, then it will take a long time if ever to recover. If the ner ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Davis
36 years experience Dentistry
Paresthesia: Sometimes after surgery it may take time for the normal feeling to come back. It can be a few days to a few months. On rare occasions it can be perman ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Hope so: I hope you do but, there are no sure answers. Discuss this with your dentist or oral surgeon who diagnosed this condition.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Francis
30 years experience Periodontics
Yes: The nerve can repair, usually slowly, about one mm a day.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Lingual nerve: From what: trauma? Surgery? Infection? Injection? Other? I would guess a few days to never.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Question ?: What exactly is your question? How did this damage occur? More info is needed to give you some meaningful information.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Long time: Damaging of lingual nerve during extractions is not common but unfortunately not unusual. If due to local swelling and inflammation, it would have rec ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Liu
20 years experience Neurosurgery
Maybe.: Some patients say that gapapentin (Neurontin) helps with nerve-related pain.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron E. Bell
45 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Rare to have pain: It is rare to have pain from an ian injection. A paresthesia is more likely but still rare pain is more likely from injecting through a muscle adjac ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Ineffective: If, after a reasonable course of steroids, the patient reports decreased sensation and pain consistent with neuronal injury, neuropathic pain medicati ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Hard to say: Everyone heals differently, and it is not known what type of damage your nerve sustained. The dentist or surgeon who is treating you should be able to ... Read More

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