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Numbness after crown placment

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: a branch of your TRIGEMINAL nerve and it may represent a sensory "Bell's Palsy" Discuss with your PCP re: possible referral to a Neurologist! Hope thi ... Read More
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
NUMBNESS OF SCALP: YOU MAY HAVE SHINGLES. ALSO KNOWN AS HERPES ZOSTER. IT MIGHT BE A SMALL STROKE. SEE YOUR DOCTOR OR YOUR DERMATOLOGIST IMMEDIATELY. BEST LUCK
Dr. Edward Burney
43 years experience Ophthalmology
Numbness: you should see your doctor asap. Could be neuralgia from old trauma or viral (H. Zoster)

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
NOT ....: Not really needed, nerve is dead.
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Dr. Srinivas Katta
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Tooth: Yes, if not it will hurt.
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Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
20 years experience Pediatrics
Dental work: Follow the recommendation of your dentist.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
Whoever did surgery: It sounds like that when the surgery was done, that probably you noticed a sharp pain when they numbed you up. This is an unusual but unforseeable si ... Read More
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Dr. Dale Rottman
44 years experience Dentistry
Specialist: I would recommend either a oral surgeon or a periodontist.
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Dr. Willis Hardesty
28 years experience Dentistry
Original surgeon: Probably should return to the dentist who did the surgery. If it was on the lower area, you may have had some nerve injury depending on where the surg ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
Ask your dentist: I am not aware of these symptoms associated with braces, it is best to talk to your dentist and endodontist before getting that crown. The sinking too ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
Why not: I'm not being sarcastic, but not a bad idea. I speculate that there was probably some nerve damage when the doctor numbed you up or possibly contacte ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Worry?: I do not think so. Funny sensations in the head can be caused by compression of nerves in and around the skull. Could be related to the way you slept ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
?: You need to be seen, by a urologist and may be a neurologist/vascular medicine specialist, start with your doctor, any doctor, you waited enough, you ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayang Vora
48 years experience Dentistry
Not always: If tooth has rootcanal done and temp crown placed then many times topical anesthetic gel will work.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Wollock
29 years experience Dentistry
Waynesboro, Pain : Waynesboro, pain or discomfort that doesn't get better with time is a good hint to get looked at sooner than later. Try brushing and flossing aggres ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Occipital neuralgia: Occasionally, either the C2 or C3 nerve root can get pinched as it leaves the cervical spine. These are mostly sensory nerve roots, and if they are pi ... Read More

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