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A 31-year-old male asked:

I had a surgical repair of a zygoma arch fracture, l plate were put in, and one top left my eye, i have nerve pain in my teeth with filling & my knee?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
2 separate problems: These are two separate conditions: 1. Toothache, see your dentist for exam, x-rays and treatment. 2. Knee pain see your PCP for evaluation, imaging and referral or treatment. Good luck.
Dr. Kathryn Ko
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Face fracture: may have caused injury to a nerve in the face that also travels to the teeth. As time from the trauma increases the pain should improve. If really bad ask your surgeon if she recommends additional treatment or medication.

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