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Bumps On The Upper Lip After Tooth Removal
Sudden Severe upper lip and right sided face swelling. Had not eaten or come into contact with anything new. Wisdom tooth extraction 14 days prior. ?
2 days ago I awoke w/ a itching sensation on the linig of my upper lip. I scratched it w/ my teeth and a small bump appeared. What is it? Its stilhere
See Your Dentist: The most common thing on the "lip stick" area of the upper lip is a cold sore caused by the herpes simplex virus. If it is on the inside, an aphthous ulcer (canker sore) is most likely. If it really started as a bump, the possibility is that a small saliva gland in the lip got clogged and you have a mucous retention cyst were the gland continues making saliva which is caught under the surface. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
That depends: If we are talking about the local anesthetic administered to remove the tooth, then 2-4 hours. Sometimes difficult wisdom tooth extractions can lead to numbness lasting several days to weeks due to trauma to the nerves. In rare cases this can be permanent. You should talk to your oral surgeon about your particular case so they can give you better guidance. ...Read more
Three months after tooth removal, some numbness from anesthesia still hasn't worn off. It's on lower left lip,I got crooked lip. Can anything be done?
Probably nothing: but wait at this point but need to discuss with your dentist ...Read more
It happens: After the extraction of a lower wisdom tooth, there can be some lingering numbness. This usually means the roots of the extracted tooth were very close to the inferior alveolar nerve which runs the length of the lower jawbone. Often the feeling will come back. Sometimes it doesn't and that is one of the unfortunate rare side effects of wisdom tooth extractions. See your dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more
Can upper lip hair removal cause single pus filled bump that starts tingling after being popped, very painful, and doesn't bleed but leak clear fluid?
Yes: It sounds like the procedure induced a "cold sore," or HSV1 eruption and you should be treated with Valtrex (valacyclovir) or Acyclovir asap. You can use Abreva which is over-the-counter. Avoid chocolate and nuts and triy to eat more chicken and yogurt. Don't have any more treatments until it clears up and be sure to pretreat with those same medicines before the next treatment. Also, stop pinching it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How severe can nerve damage be after a wisdom tooth extraction? Is there a chance of a droopy/paralyzed lip?
Can't say: Without seeing it and knowing the history it is impossible to give you a straight answer. it may be nothing to worry about, the gums is healing and new tissue is trying to cover the area. if you have no pain you should not worry about it. If it is painful and the bump is getting bigger or bleeding you should call your dentist. ...Read more