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A 44-year-old female asked:

Is it dangerous if nose cartilage was damaged and now affects face,throat,earst and it feels like a needle is pushing down into the roof of mouth,gum?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Dangerous?: Cannot tell without an examination. The symptoms you describe indicate that serious damage may have been done. Important that you seek the services of a specialist Oral Surgeon to determine the extent of your traumatic damage and thus the correct treatment.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
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Another alternative is to seek evaluation for a specialist Oral Pathologist or the Oral Diagnosis Department at a University Dental School.
Jun 12, 2019
Last updated Jun 17, 2019


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