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I have a tooth infection on the lower right front side of my mouth. The pain started to go away. Now, the right side of my chin feels numb and tingly and there is a knot in my mouth near the area , updated_at = now() where the numb feeling is. What should

I have a tooth infection on the lower right front side of my mouth. The pain started to go away. Now, the right side of my chin feels numb and tingly and there is a knot in my mouth near the area , updated_at = now() where the numb feeling is. What should

The : The side of the chin is felt by a nerve called the mental nerve, which is a branch of the inferior alveolar nerve (which is a branch of the mandibular nerve, which is a branch of the trigeminal nerve, which... ). One or more of these nerves may be affected by dental disease. [i am going to move this from "neurology" to "dentistry".]. ...Read more

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I had 4 impacted wisdom teeth removed 2 weeks ago. My chin and bottom lip are numb. Chin feels pressure anditches but i can't feel ice cubes. Any options?

I had 4 impacted wisdom teeth removed 2 weeks ago. My chin and bottom lip are numb. Chin feels pressure anditches but i can't feel ice cubes. Any options?

See the doctor: You need to see the person who took the teeth out. If it was not an oral surgeon, ask them to refer you to one. A thorough neurological exam needs to be done to evaluate the likelihood o spontaneous resolution versus the need for intervention. ...Read more

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What causes chin tingling and numbness? Sometimes feels like something crawling in chin. Had it for a week now.

What causes chin tingling and numbness? Sometimes feels like something crawling in chin. Had it for a week now.

Chin Numbness: Numbness in the chin, especially if on one side may be caused by irritation of the 3rd dividion of the 5th cranial nerve. This may be casued by inflammation, infection, or pressure as the nerve passes through the lower jaw. The nerve may also be irritated as it leaves the brain stem. Generally it is advisable to have any new onset facial numbness evaluated and even studied with mri. ...Read more

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Numbness when i scratch on the side of my chin or rub. What could it be? Been reassured many times not stroke but no answer as to what it really is.

Numbness when i scratch on the side of my chin or rub. What could it be? Been reassured many times not stroke but no answer as to what it really is.

Numbness benign: Sometimes patients can get numbness from a trauma to the area where the nerve is located, in this case the side of the chin. Even a relatively minor injury can persist for some time afterward. If the numbness seems to progress, consultation with your primary care physician may be indicated. ...Read more

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What could cause a slight numbness on side of my chin?

What could cause a slight numbness on side of my chin?

Many factors: Sometimes a virus can cause a slight numbing sensation. It could also be due to a past injury. I would try ice and then heat. If not better in 24 hours, see your family doctor or dentist. ...Read more

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What can cause chin go numb n tingle off n on tho the day?

Local nerve?: It's hard to say. The chin is a small area and your symptoms are not persistent. Tingling often indicates tickling of a nerve, as when our foot or hand "falls asleep". Perhaps there is a little irritation in the branch nerve supplying sensation to your chin. It is not often that this symptom indicates something serious. ...Read more

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I had genioplasty about 4 weeks ago, how long till numbness and all swelling subsides and i have full mobility of chin? still looks hard

I had genioplasty about 4 weeks ago, how long till numbness and all swelling subsides and i have full mobility of chin? still looks hard

Genioplasty Recovery: I would recommend discussion with your plastic surgeon. But typically numbs and swelling can take several weeks to subside. Sometimes numbness can take up to one year to resolve. Good Luck, Gaurav Bharti ...Read more

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I'm HIV pos my chin n right side of my face feels numb lil needles poking me should I b worried does it relate to hiv?

I'm HIV pos my chin n right side of my face feels numb lil needles poking me should I b worried does it relate to hiv?

See your ID doc: It could be several things. It could be an early or mild form of nerve irritation called trigeminal neuralgia. It is also possible that it is early herpes before an outbreak (or shingles..Aka old chicken pox coming back). This all depends on your cd4 and %. You should let your infectious disease physician know about this. ...Read more

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