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In the morning i had a gum graft. Since the numbness paintballing but of what could happen to my gums, what to do?
My girlfriend has intermittent facial weakness on left side. MRI ruled out stroke. Seems to worsen in the cold. Dentist found numbness in gums?
When the dentist is about to give you a shot, they will swab the gum with the benzocaine, and the numbness happens almost instantly. How does it do it?
Numbness: After you eat anything or just certain foods? Keep track in a diary as it sounds like an allergy. If it is when you eat anything then i would see my ENT md and my oral surgeon. Let us know how it works out please. ...Read more
Got a cracked tooth that needs to come out but can't afford it yet an had tingling, throbbing an numbness in my gums, what is it an is it serious?
Pressure: Most likely from an infection. Your problem cannot wait. Finance your care, borrow from a friend or relative if you must. The longer you wait, the worse it will get. Damage to nerves and tissues may be irreversible. A severe infection can require hospitalization. Cheaper to extract the tooth ASAP. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Sore neck, constantly yawning + breathing deep, lightheaded, numbness, feverish, sore gums/head, irregular heartbeat, dizzy spells. Help. Vagus nerve?
Numb gums: Please have your complete health history as it could be serious. Go see your physician first and then a periodontist. ...Read more
My advice: See a dentist to find out why. It could be from infection or tumor or something else; perhaps something less dangerous- was it just after eating something as some unusual spice or food or rinse? ...Read more
One visit crown: If your dentist has a cerec system, he can numb the tooth only once, prepare the tooth, take an impression with a laser 3d camera and fabricate the crown in about 8 minutes. He can characterize it with a furnace (if needed) and they are absolutely incredible and quite esthetic if the dentist is well trained. So you don't have to worry about a second appointment with another shot. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
At the dentist, what is the partially sweet substance they swab on your gums to numb it before giving the shot?
How does it feel after the gum injection? Am i totally numb in the toe and i literally can't feel anything or just soothes the pain?
Unclear: Not sure what is being asked here, since a gum injection shouldn't have any effect whatsoever on a toe. But in general terms, a numbing injection can cause complete loss of sensation or, if the effect isn't as strong, may just "soothe the pain." all numbing injections should wear off after a few hours though, so see a physician if your problem persists. ...Read more
I drink RARELY and MODESTLY but experience numb gums and fingertips. Goes away the next morning. Vitamin workup came back great. Should I worry?
You R talking about : possible neuropathy or circulatory issues of your fingertips, and numb gums, two different possibilities. Make sure to contact your dentist for gum issues, and your PCP for your numb fingertips. That is not normal, and you'll need further work up regarding your circulation. Glad your vitamin panels came back good. Now for the rest of your body! May need to look at serum/fasting glucose levels too. ...Read more