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My teeth are numb after getting kicked in the face - should I be worried?

My teeth are numb after getting kicked in the face - should I be worried?

Possibly: Any injury that leads to numbness could involve fractures to bones and nerve injury. If you were kicked 6 months ago and your still numb that's annoying and not worrisome. If, however, you were just kicked you should be evaluated for a possible fracture. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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What causes numbness or smarting in lower face unrelated to teeth. It is not painful but irritating. It is in a particular location and radiates out?

What causes numbness or
 smarting in lower face unrelated to teeth. It is not painful but irritating. It is in a particular location and radiates out?

Causes: Can be caused by infection, expanding neoplasm, neurologic disorder, reaction to meds, and lots of other reasons. This may be quite serious. Please see your Dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can Polyneuropathy cause your face to become numb (including your teeth) on one side?

Can Polyneuropathy cause your face to become numb (including your teeth) on one side?

Definitions: Polyneuropathy by definition is symmetrical and bilateral. A mononeuropathy affecting a branch of the trigeminal nerve could be causing your facial problem, and advise you seek a dentist to evaluate, and if appropriate, a neurologist to proceed further. ...Read more

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I just felt numb on my left side of face and tounge when I checked my tounge it has teeth markings on the side?

I just felt numb on my left side of face and tounge when I checked my tounge it has teeth markings on the side?

Maybe from biting: Make sure you can speak properly and move your tongue properly. Also make sure all your extremities have strength. If so, it is unlikely you had a stroke. It is likely more related to the pressure on your tongue. Follow up as needed. All the best. ...Read more

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My husband has 2nd row of bottom teeth under 1st. There is sudden tooth pain w/swell, strange taste, numbness rt. side of face. Then it just stops.

My husband has 2nd row of bottom teeth under 1st. There is sudden tooth pain w/swell, strange taste, numbness rt. side of face. Then it just stops.

Additional teeth: Impacted teeth can be a problem. Especially when they become slightly uncovered. Food enters and becomes trapped in the space around the tooth. Food then rots, your body fights it an an infection follows. Get this check out. Either the impacted tooth is orthodontically erupted or it should be taken out. Not doing anything may lead to more infections and loss of the erupted teeth ...Read more

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Husband's left side face & left side tongue went numb 2 wks ago & again today. Just last a few hrs. No pain no drooping no wisdom teeth. 33 & healthy.

Husband's left side face & left side tongue went numb 2 wks ago & again today. Just last a few hrs. No pain no drooping no wisdom teeth. 33 & healthy.

See a neurologist: A sensory neurologic deficit may be caused by a variety of medical conditions and it is always a red flag. See a neurologist for consultation, imaging and to identify organic causes of the neurologic deficit. ...Read more

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Left side face & left side tongue went numb 2wks ago & again today. Only last few hrs with no pain, no face drooping. Wisdom teeth out 10yrs ago. Why?

Left side face & left side tongue went numb 2wks ago & again today. Only last few hrs with no pain, no face drooping. Wisdom teeth out 10yrs ago. Why?

See a doctor: There are many possible etiologies of your symptoms including an atypical migraine, nerve entrapment or differing problems with your nerves. Alternatively, cerebrovascular disease could also present like this. ...Read more

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Can non lenghth dependant small fiber neuropathy cause my face and teeth to be numb?

Can non lenghth dependant small fiber neuropathy cause my face and teeth to be numb?

Yes: The face is a common area for nld-sfn to affect. While usually this presents as pain, it can present as numbness as well. I hope this answers your question and best of luck! ...Read more

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I got a face injury, 3 days ago where my friend elbowed me in the face and i feel numbness in my nostril, face, lip and top teeth will i heal?

I got a face injury, 3 days ago where my friend elbowed me in the face and i feel numbness in my nostril, face, lip and top teeth will i heal?

Facial Injury: A blow to the face just below the eye causes some damage to the infraorbital nerve, which gives sensation to the upper lip, upper teeth, face, and nostril on the injured side. The crush injury rarely causes permanent numbness, and recovery of function is the rule, although it takes time. In the meantime, be careful with hot liquids and foods on that side. ...Read more

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Can anything with my sinus and allergies cause numbness and tingling in my face. I also had teeth extracted on my left side can that be the cause?

Can anything with my sinus and allergies cause numbness and tingling in my face. I also had teeth extracted on my left side can that be the cause?

Yes it can: Dental extractions do have the potential to cause nerve damage that is reversible and less commonly irreversible. It likely that he numbness will go away but you should see your dental provider to determine the extent of the numbness and to see if it is improving or not. ...Read more

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Numbness in top teeth and lip on right side! also pain on right side of face under eye. Never felt pain like this?

Numbness in top teeth and lip on right side!  also pain on right side of face under eye.  Never felt pain like this?

See a dentist first: Based on your description, your complaint is most likely due dental abscess, sinus infection or a neurological issue. See a dentist first to rule out a dental infection or dental disease in the upper teeth. Only dentist trained and competent do differentiate dental issue from non-dental issue. Good luck! ...Read more

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Body tense, achy no $ 4 message. Can't sleep. Body goes Tingley and numb. Poor concentrate. Head spins Grinds teeth. Deal w/depression and anxiety?

Body tense, achy no $ 4 message.  Can't sleep.  Body goes Tingley and numb. Poor concentrate.  Head spins Grinds teeth.  Deal w/depression and anxiety?

More than massage...: You'll need more than just a massage to feel better. Discuss your issues with your physician. Sleeping better and managing your anxiety and depression will alleviate many of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dental shot lower rear of jaw 9 days ago.When numb wore off, all of bottom teeth on same side are very sensitive&burning pains on tmj/jaw/back of head?

Dental shot lower rear of jaw 9 days ago.When numb wore off, all of bottom teeth on same side are very sensitive&burning pains on tmj/jaw/back of head?

Advil (ibuprofen): When we give a lower injection, we go through 2 muscles that can become sore, especially if there is movement in the lower jaw during the injection. This is called trismus. Holding your mouth open for a long time is unnatural and can cause pain. I suggest over the counter pain meds. If no relief see your dentist next week. ...Read more

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