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Side Effects Of Dental Work
Hello. Ast week at work, the right side of my face went numb, along with the teeth and gums in that area. Felt like the ananaesthetic given for dental work. Lasted 30 min. What was this? Thank you!
Can be neuralgia,,,: What you're describing might be a form of neuralgia where a nerve supplying muscles, etc. On your face or head or jaws gets stimulated and causes abnormal neural sensations such as pain and numbness. This may be a one time thing or it can go on throughout a person's life. It would be wise to see your doctor for an exam, especially if it happens again or you're worried. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just had dental work, woke up with the gums on that side swollen. After eating, it hurts to swallow. What is it?
Prob due to the work: Dental work causes trauma to the area....But just to be sure call your dentist's "after hours" number and talk to them..They will know exactly what was done and be able to guide you...Unlikely but could be an infection....Don't be hesitant to call eventhough it is sunday. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left side of face from bottom of nose to my eyelid is swollen n numb,feels like it would if u get dental work done with novicane ,also my legs and ?
Sore right side of my tongue. Pain is excruciating. Dental work done recently. What does this mean? Help!
More info please !: How recent was your treatment completed? Today? A week ago? Were you given injections to numb the area? Did you have any teeth extracted? Answers to these questions would help narrow down the possible causes. If the pain is excruciating, take otc pain meds and call your dentist as an emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hurts to swallow on one side. Where tonsils would be is swollen.I don't have tonsils. I am due for dental work in 2 days. Should i go? No fever
Yes!: If nothing else, your dentist can evaluate this issue and treat it or refer you as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Never ever had side effects from dental anaesthetic injections b4. But last 2 times, they made me feel horrible! Shaky & spaced out?? Totally new 2 me
Epinephrine: Could be an reaction to the epinephrine in the local anesthesia, which can promote increased heart beat, etc. May also possibly be stress or anxiety from the appointment. Ask questions and consider having a non-epinephrine based local anesthetic. ...Read more
Side effects: Potentially serious: feeling anxious, shaky, dizzy, restless, or depressed; drowsiness, vomiting, ringing in your ears, blurred vision; confusion, twitching, seizure (convulsions); fast heart rate, rapid breathing, feeling hot or cold; weak or shallow breathing, slow heart rate, weak pulse; or feeling like you might pass out. Less serious mild bruising, swelling numbness mild dizziness and nausea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many simple things: Have great communication with your dentist and his staff. Make sure you understand what treatment is going to be done and why its being performed. Discuss your past dental experiences, express your fears or concerns and listen for a specific plan from them on how they will accommodate that take Ibuprofen or tylenol one hour before your appointment. Sometimes nitrous or oral sedation helps too! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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