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Remedies For Tongue Paresthesia
Are there any herbs or medication to help heal tongue paresthesia from wisdom tooth removal after 3 months of symptoms?
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I had a wisdom tooth extraction last week and I have paresthesia on the left side of my tongue. Are there exercises that can help the nerve recover?
Two possibilities: Paresthesia can result from trauma to the nerves serving the affected area. If there is something putting pressure on the nerve, sometimes removal of the offending object can relieve the paresthesia. Other times, the cause of the paresthesia may not be evident and may be the result of just disturbing the nerve (eg. Nearby extraction). In such cases, the passage of time will usually relieve the it. ...Read more
Medications: Some medications can help. Injections can also help. ...Read more
Very rare: Most paresthesias resolve in 8 weeks with no treatment. ...Read more
Can you tell me about post op paresthesia (numbness) for an extensive time after dental treatment?
Paresthesia also: Called oral sensory function can occur following restorative and surgical dental procedures. Even administration of local anesthetic could be a cause of the paresthesia. The bottom line, paresthesia is a nerve disorder and should be treated ad a neuropathy. If there is no dysesthesia present the treatment is "tincture of time". ...Read more
Is it normal to experience post op paresthesia (numbness) for an extensive time after dental treatment?
Can you tell me about experiencing post op paresthesia (numbness) for an extensive time after dental treatment?
Prolonged numbness: Sometimes a tooth can be extracted, and if the roots are close to the nerve- often in the imandible, the (inferior alveolar nerve) can be irritated, injuried, torn and the effects are a prolonged numbness that can be permanent, but often is temporary. This can happen with other extractions also. This is often discussed as a potential risk of extractions. Can also be caused by infection, cysts, . ...Read more
Symptoms are numbness around the nose and mouth and chest pains. Found that it could be linked to depression and paresthesia. Thoughts?
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acumpuncture, still point technique, orofacial myofunctional therapies are all listed here. It is an informational site...Check it out. ...Read more
Time and patience.:
Cold sores usually run their course in 7-10 days. Stay on a bland diet. Stay hydrated...Drink plenty of water. Take Ibuprofen if needed for pain (as long as you are not allergic or unable to take this medicine).
Check with your physician and/or dentist to make sure the sores are not a response to a systemic infection. ...Read more
Let them be or: Have them surgically removed. This would need to be seen to give you more accurate guidance. It depends upon the size, location and whether or not its normal anatomy or some deviation or growth. ...Read more
Tongue bite: Impossible to answer without complete history/exam. A bite can lead to problems like infection. You should see a doctor/dentist. Before you go you may try oralgel for pain. A tea bag and pressure may stop the bleeding. But get to a clinican to be safe. ...Read more
These soars appeared on my tongue recently - very painful! What is the right treatment? Could this be stress induced?
Possibly: Apthous ulcers. Self limited. Rinse with warm water limit spices or salt eat soft foods. Over the counter canker sore products might help ...Read more
Bump on tongue since 3 months. What's it? And treatment options please? Color is same as the tongue and a bit white on the tip. It's painless.
See doctor: Seems you have had this lesion for a while. Has it changed in size or shape at all. Need to give a good history. Do you smoke? Best to see your doctor. You may need a biopsy ...Read more
I have a red small patch on my tongue. The patch feels smooth, not painful and it’s been there for almost a week now. What could it be? Possible treatment option?
Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
The remedy.........: Depends upon the diagnosis which can only be determined by a one on one clinical exam by a dentist (or ENT specialist). Schedule an appointment. ...Read more
Hi, I've got a fissured tongue & I'm 16 yo, the cracks are really embarassing. Is there any esthetical treatment? Cause I really want it fixed. Thanks
Find cause: I suggest you find the cause. If it's a habit that's less troubling than if its a physical cause like a breathing difficulty. ...Read more
No.: Common causes of tongue thrust include allergies, enlarged tonsils/adenoids, thumb/finger sucking, or a tongue anchored to the floor of the mouth. Heredity, neurological and/or muscular problems may contribute. Have an ENT physician evaluate this and then move toward occupational/physical therapy resources if surgery is not for you. ...Read more
I have large tongue and also have tongue thrust disorder. Would glossectomy be effective treatment?
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It can: When tongue swelling is severe, it can block the airway and make it very difficult to breath. There are many causes of swelling and I would recommend discussion and evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
Home??? Treatment??: Home tx for bad breath? Pretty much like "home treatment" for any other smelly parts of your body. .. With an exception of - if your armpits stink, or other places... You can get into shower, or soak yourself in a nice bath... For as long as you want and get all those places clean and fresh! For how long? Until you sweat again... In your mouth it is different, as you cannot "soak" your mouth. ...Read more
I have red sores on my tongue that hurt. What could it be and how could I relieve the pain with natural treatment.
Tongue sores: Can be from many things: traumatic, canker sores, viral, fungal, are the most common types of ulcers but there are many other possibilities. You need to see a dentist who can diagnose the cause and depending upon what you have, will determine the appropriate treatment. You need a professional evaluation and not trial and error natural home remedies that probably won't do anything. ...Read more
Trisomy kids have large tongue and also have tongue thrust disorder. Would glossectomy be an appropriate treatment?
Partial yes: In some cases a partial glossectomy (removing part of the tongue) can be very helpful. ...Read more