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Numb Lip After Surgery
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
How long does it takes 2 heal from numbness in the upper lip after lip lowering surgery knowing that it's 20 days now since I had the surgery?
Depends on technique: This will vary greatly with the technique and may return soon or never. Generally speaking byn6-9 on this you should see return of normal sensation. ...Read more
Numb lip: Usually a numb lip from lower jaw surgery. You may bite your lip since you can't feel it. Food/liquids may dribble down your chin since you can't feel the food/liquids. Sometimes articulation problems. ...Read more
My Husband had a severe accident. He had a major jaw surgery. How long will it take for the numbness in chin and lower lip to go??
Is the remaining numbness in the chin/lower lip (a year after jaw surgery and sliding genioplasty) permanent, or could it still improve?
My implant got an infection in it. I had an oral surgery to clean out the infection. Its been 4 weeks and there is still numbness in the left lip and chin. What should I do?
Numbness: This is usually a transient issue and it can take up to one year for it to return. There should be progression of return of sensation over time. Check with your doctor and let them know where the numbness is present. ...Read more
Depends: Sometimes parasthesia will be permanent if damage to the nerve was substantial. More likely, it's a partial parasthesia that with time, may be partially or totally restored. Your surgeon would know the degree of trauma and could best answer the time table for recovery. Sometimes a steroid can be prescribed to reduce internal swelling and sipped things along, but overall nerve regeneration takes t. ...Read more
Nerve injury?: It is possible, because wisdom teeth are often very close to the lower jaw nerve, that the nerve was inadvertently injured when the tooth was extracted. If the tingling has stopped and there is still numbness this could require surgical repair of the nerve. I would contact your oral surgeon so he can determine whether or not the nerve will heal by itself. ...Read more
How long does it take for numbness in chin and lip to go away after oral surgery, removal of cyst on lower jaw bone?
I had a surgery 4 years ago. I had my 4 wisdom teeth extracted and until now, my lower lip is still numb and I feel prickle in my lower lip and chin. What should I do?
I recently had surgery to remove a polyp and my lip and my mouth was hurt due to the breathing tube. I have tingling and numbness in my lip, what to do?
The tingling and: Numbness may be from the pressure the breathing tube was placing on the soft tissues on the lip. The feeling should come back within a week or so. If not, return to your doc and discus. ...Read more
My tongue and lips have been numb and tingling contently, I'm on no medication / no oral surgery. Not sure if I should see a dentist or a Doctor.
I just had my two left wisdom teeth removed just over two days ago. My lower left area of the chin and lip is completely numb after the surgery. My surgeon told me that there was a 4 to 6 percent chance of this happening because the lower tooth was so c
Numb: This is information that your Oral Surgeon would want to know about. Call their office tomorrow as this is something that they will want to monitor. ...Read more
WHY?? 10days after wisdom teeth surgery, PAIN-2 lumps on jaw each side hurt 2touch, still cant open mouth, hurts 2 put pressure on teeth, numb→lip, chin, etc
Oral Surgeon: I'm surprised that after all this time with all these symptoms and especially the numbness, that you still have not contacted the oral surgeon who treated you. You're wasting precious time asking a panel that cannot see you or examine you to help you... call the surgeon ASAP ...Read more
I had fue hair surgery. After 15 days my tongue and lip have numbness. Can't feel taste. What is the reason? Should I go far a head ct scan? Will it harm the newly transplanted grafts? Please answer.
More detail needed: Sounds like some swelling or infection has occurred as a late complication of hair transplant. See the transplant DR IMMEDIATELY! Is the problem on 1 side or both sides? Pain? Tenderness? Pus? Blood? Severe swelling? Large, tender lymph nodes? Fevers? CT is not what you need. A cranial nerve is affected by the procedure. ...Read more
I had local anesthesia for surgery to insert a temporary implant. This the second day of the surgery and I still feel some numbness on lips.
Most likely normal: The symptom you are describimg most likely is normal. The numbing medicine can last longer based on the patient. Also, the nerves could be slightly irriated and cause the numbness. Make sure there are no findings of infection in your mouth. Assuming you have no other neuroloic symptoms in the body, this local numbness should resolve soon. ...Read more
Nerve damage: Sometimes nerves can heal but it can take a long time. It is thought that perhaps vitamin B12 can help nerve function. Also, I would try physical therapy of sorts. That is, exercise/massage those areas as best you can to encourage your body to heal and adapt. Some might also use meds like Neurontin (gabapentin) for your condition. ...Read more
Can titanium rods from a craniocervical fusion ever "pop out" or the screws detatch themselves and eventually have to be removed surgery was six years ago head/neck was hyperextended a bit today severe numb/tingling/painful sensation in back of skull and
Yes: Though rare sometimes the screws can be worked out, or are dislodged. If you experience symptoms you can consult with your surgeon to evaluate your repair. ...Read more
55 yr. Old male had back surgery on 1/15/13. Left hospital feeling ok but now have some level of numbness from head to toe. Any idea what it could be?
Your back surgery: Speak to your surgeon....Get a more detailed answer ›
Surgery on Cspine has left me numb and tingling on whole left side as well as right foot and a pretty big spot on the rear right side of head plz help?
Call: Your neurosurgeon and discuss the details you may need a reevaluation don't delay ...Read more
I've just come out if theatre for my breast lift surgery and my tounge is numb and I can taste the anasthetic in my mouth. Is this normal?
Injection vs topical: The best and most consistent option is a hyaluronic acid filler like juvederm or restylane (dermal fillers). These are reliable., can be done in the office in about 20 minutes and last about a year or so. Seek a experienced injector to make sure you keep a balanced natural appearance. Skin medica makes a lip plumper system which is nice, and does help, but can't approach what injectables can do. ...Read more