A member asked:

I have numbness in my face near my chin and lower lip for 6 wks. brain and cv sp mri r/o ms. would tumor or malignancy on jaw have been seen on mri?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Chin/Lip Numbness: Have you seen a dentist to rule out any issues with your teeth? An infection in the jaw can place pressure on the inferior alveolar nerve and give you those symptoms. You may not necessarily have pain or swelling.

Answered 8/7/2018



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