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Numb Tongue 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
Breastfeeding. Had a local anaesthetic injection during dental filling work. Had distorted vision, numb tongue immediately after injection. Why?
1 upper wisdom tooth removed under local anesthesia.A day aftr surgery the roof of mouth where the anesthesia was injected hurts.Normal? Healing time?
It is normal: It is normal and healing time is about 6 to 8 weeks for extraction socket to heal completely, but recovery also depends on many factors 1health of patient 2type of procedure 3condiyion of tooth 4presence of super infection post extraction ask your dentist how long recovery in your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had 4 shots to numb before partial crown and next day chin/lip became numb. Root canal followed & 12 days later my lip/chin still numb. Paraesthesia?
Resolution of: Numbness after hand surgery such as carpal tunnel release is dependent upon many factors but the primary issue is what the nerve was like before the surgery. The more severe the preoperative symptoms, the more severe the nerve compression as shown on nerve studies and EMG and the more time that the severe compression has been there all limit recovery. However putting off surgery for fear is bad 2. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on how severe the numbness was before surgery and for how long you had your symptoms. If your surgery was to repair a cut nerve, it can sometimes take 12-18 months for sensation to return and it may not be 100%. If surgery was done because your nerve is under pressure (as in carpal tunnel syndrome), the numbness may resolve quickly if your symptoms were not too constant or chronic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
All 4 wisdom teeth removed today under general anaesthetic. Bottom lip, chin & right side of tongue numb. Op finished at 9.30am. How long till normal?
Some time....: Dr. Luedecke and dr. Davantzis gave you great answers. "normal" referring to numbness gone or back to normal as before you had the teeth removed? Everything is highly dependent upon the extent of your surgery, the amount of bone removed, the specific anesthesia, your tendency to swell, your recuperative powers, the skill of your surgeon, etc. Hopefully you will heal quickly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is synkinesis after facial palsy permanent? Developed palsy after trauma from surgery. When I smile, corner lip spasms. 5 months post op
First: Discuss this with the surgeon. From a neurological standpoint you can monitor recovery with a Blink Study ( facial nerve NCV ) the development of aberrant nerve re growth obviates a careful assessment of facial nerve function including taste, ability to tolerate loud noises, production of saliva and tears ( not just facial muscle responses ) See a neurologist for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had gallbladder surg. One week ago. Breathing tube left my lip feeling numb, when will numbness go away?
Swollen face: Depending on the location of the wisdom teeth and the amount of bone removed, swelling after the sugery is not uncommon. Make sure to follow the post-op instructions given to you by the surgeon, and the swelling will resolve. If the swelling does not begin to subside after 7 days, call your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They're supposed to: Magic mouthwash often contains Lidocaine which is a local anesthetic or numbing agent. It also contains dyphenhydramine which can cause numbing. Magic mouthwash is supposed to make your mouth feel numb to lessen the pain of the oral lesion or sore in your mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uvula swelling: It should go down in 3-5 days. Cold water & ice chips can help a little. ...Read more
Swelling of frenulum under tongue after surgery for it healed . Swelling increases and reddens after i brush my teeth . Worried about what it may be.
I have a numb tongue from waking up after surgery. It's all gone but one spot what could have happened?
How Long ago was it?: It is not uncommon to give local injections in oral surgeries or give topical local to make the intubation less uncomfortable. The local from that could last a while. Also, you could have had compression of your tongue that caused nerve injury. That can take longer to come back. Let your anesthesiologist know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will speech therapy correct lisp?Lisp before & after surgery.I had double jaw surgery for class 3 underbite.Right side of tongue numb after surgery.
Will the nerves in my tongue heal after having surgery on it. It is numb and tingles all the time?
Is partially numb tongue causing my lisp? Should i consider having the nerves repaired? If so, how successful is the surgery?If not, any other option
Yes possibly cause: A partially numb tongue could create or add to a lisping issue. What is causing the numbness issue? A trauma possibly removal of impacted wisdom teeth or tongue piercing could damage the nerve that innervates your tongue. Time is critical here the older the trauma the poorer the chances of healing. If trauma greater than a year old a repair likely will not work. Please consult a oral surgeon ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just had gallbladder surgery yesterday, and ever since I woke up the tip of my tongue is numb. How long should this last?
Due to endotracheal: tube , Speak with your anestheologist Possibly it is perminent ...Read more
Had a reaction to something after surgery 5 days ago. I have face, tongue swelling and numbness, taking prednisone, benadryl. When will swelling stop?
Drug reaction : It usually disappears within 72 to 96 hours. However it is sometimes present up to 14 days so just continue your mess and relax ...Read more
I had knee surgery on wednesday and woke up with a numb tongue at the front on the left hand side. And now have a pee size lump inside the tongue?
Why do I feel a strange sensation of numbness in my tongue and palate all day? No recent surgeries or something
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?
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?
I had facial surgery where a nerve in my face was cut.It regenerated so I have feeling with my lips and taste in my mouth after 6 months. Now I have a problem with hand.My pinky fiinger and ring finger on my left hand is numb.Think its nerve problem.
Neuropathy : The facial nerve is not likely to cause pinky and ring finger problems. The ulnar nerve on the left side is more likely the problem. See your primary care doctor to confirm the cause of the numbness. Delaying too long may result in permanent nerve damage or loss. A pinched nerve in the neck is also a possibility ...Read more
Maybe transient : Not an unusual situation for small nerve branches to be numb for a brief time after facial procedures. Not uncommon to see involvement either above or below the eye, and other areas may be involved on occasion. This should all clear within 6-8 weeks postop, but contact your surgeon for further information. ...Read more
Consult ur surgeon: ask the doc who did the surgery ...Read more
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