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A 32-year-old female asked:

5-6 days ago i got a couple significant cuts inside my lip. now the right half of my bottom lip is numb and painful. how do i tell if they're infected?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry 41 years experience
See MD or DDS: This is something that should be looked at to evaluate properly.
Dr. Gary Moore
Dentistry 35 years experience
Infection: You have a nerve on the bottom lip- please go to a dentist and have them check for infection asap.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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