A 48-year-old member asked:
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Please help, my bottom lip has been numb a year after wisdom teeth extraction! i feel tingling and tightness but it's still numb.

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Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience in Dentistry
Parathesia: This is an unfortunate risk for wisdom teeth extraction and fortunately it is rare. For your situation, please follow up with your treating dentist or oral surgeon.
Answered on Jul 30, 2016

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