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Lingual Nerve Pain
Hi I have oral nerve pain so I have been told after MRI and CT scans found nothing, can nerve problem be detected some how and put right thankyou?
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
My lingual nerve wasinjured during horizontally-impacted 3rd molar extraction.it's been 4 months now.I have pain & burning in tongue.any medications?
Lingual nerve damage: Nothing other than time will help heal your problem. Lingual nerve issues typically have a poor prognosis if sensation has not improve at a year. Your dentist should be following you up. They probably have you a corticosteroid either pull or injection already but it wouldn't hurt to ask. These things are unfortunate, but they happen especially with impacted wisdom teeth. Call you dentist and ask ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've been diagnosed with lingual nerve injury, likely the result of inferior aveolar nerve block for root canal. Is there a pain management rx?
Does damaged lingual nerve from impacted wisdom tooth surgery heal itself as time goes on? I suffer pain &burning in tongue for 4 months.
Pain management: If, after a reasonable course of steroids, the patient reports decreased sensation and pain consistent with neuronal injury, neuropathic pain medications should then be considered. After 4 month the surgery is already known to be ineffective. See orofacial pain specialist for neuropathic pain management. Here is the link: http://www.aaop.org/content.aspx?page_id=2720&club_id=508439 ...Read more
Any medications for lingual nerve damage? I have got burning and pain in tongue for 4 months and 2 weeks (since my impacted wisdom tooth surgery)
No: See an oral surgeon about surgery that may be able to correct the damage ...Read more
Does Alpha Lipioc acid treat burning and pain in tongue from lingual nerve damage after impacted wisdom tooth surgery?
Any medications 4 burning and pain in tongue from lingual nerve damage after impacted wisdom tooth surgery? it's been 4 months now. do steroids work?
Dull sensory pain/tingling in left side of face and head after horizontally-impacted wisdom tooth extraction. had lingual nerve damage. any medication?
Are thereany medications for trigeminal sensory pain in left side face/head after horizontally-impacted wisdom tooth extraction & lingual nerve damage?
Several: We use different medications to help alleviate nerve pain. Amitryptilline is an old-fashioned anti-depressant that we never use for depression any more - it helps. Seizure medications like gabapentin, carbamezapine and valproic acid help. You may need more than one type of medication and sometimes you find out what works only by trial and error. See a neurologist for treatment. ...Read more
Are there any medications/herbs/supplements that help heal lingual nerve damage from wisdom tooth extraction? I suffer from burning and pain in tongue
Nerve injury: Yes, Your Oral surgeon may try an antibiotic regimen coupled with a NSAID like para acetophenamen (tylenol). If the nerve was only bruised this often works. If there was an actual serving, a neurologist needs to be consulted. There is a possibility that "Botox" has a side effect to stimulate nerve growth. ...Read more
Neuralgia is also known as Nerve pain. Neuralgia is a condition in which there is a sharp, unexpected pain along a nerve that is due to the irritation and damage of that nerve. Chemicals, diseases such as diabetes, medications, previous surgery, and trauma are potential causes of neuralgia. Numbness and weakness of the muscles supplied by the ...Read more
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