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What would cause periodic gum numbness?

What would cause periodic gum numbness?

It could: Be caused by a neuropathy or an inflamed condition of the nerve that feeds that area of the lip or gums. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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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?

In the morning i had a gum graft. Since the numbness paintballing but of what could happen to my gums, what to do?

Don't understand: Don't understand your question. Are you asking if it's ok to engage in extreme physical activity right after surgery? Not wise. Call the dentist or periodontist that did the graft for specific instructions. ...Read more

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At 10 am i had a gum graft. Since the numbness paintballing but of what could happen to my gums, what to do?

Gum graft: Pain is a sign you need to see your doctor. Go back to your surgeon and let them check the area to be sure all is well with the graft and the donor site. ...Read more

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Hello, My girlfriend has intermittent facial weakness on left side. MRI ruled out stroke. Seems to worsen in the cold. Dentist found numbness in gums?

Hello, 
My girlfriend has intermittent facial weakness on left side. MRI ruled out stroke. Seems to worsen in the cold. Dentist found numbness in gums?

Bell's Palsy see PCP: It is important to determine the cause severity of a facial nerve injury and all patients with Bell’s palsy should be given a course of oral steroids. See your PCP for Bell's Palsy management. ...Read more

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Hi - i sometimes feel numbness in my mouth and gums after eating; what could it be? Thanks!

Hi - i sometimes feel numbness in my mouth and gums after eating; what could it be? Thanks!

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

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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?

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 more

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Why does my gum feel the same before root canal my jaw feels numb/ swollen had it done monday now saturday and still a little pain inside tooth?

Why does my gum feel the same before root canal my jaw feels numb/ swollen had it done monday now saturday and still a little pain inside tooth?

Be seen: If the numbness persist please let your dentist know about it. Depending on the location of the tooth and proximity, the nerves that give sensation to your jaw are at risk during a root canal. ...Read more

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Fasting for religious purpose. Top of my mouth and gums have gone numb and there's tingling in my mouth & fingers.

Fasting for religious purpose. Top of my mouth and gums have gone numb and there's tingling in my mouth & fingers.

See Dr.: How long is the fast and are you limited from all foods and drinks? Need to always be aware of your health when fasting. Religions often have some type of allowances for health concerns. ...Read more

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