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Doctor insights on: Tooth Extraction And Arm Tingling

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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What to do if I have numbness and tingling after wisdom tooth extraction?

What to do if I have numbness and tingling after wisdom tooth extraction?

Numbness: How long ago was the wisdom tooth extraction? There can be some trauma to the nerve during wisdom tooth extraction and this can take some time to heal. Call the extracting dentist or oral surgeon about this and they will be able to answer your questions and follow your healing. ...Read more

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My lower teeth are tingling after wisdom tooth extraction last week. Is this normal? How long is the recovery time? Everything else if fine.

My lower teeth are tingling after wisdom tooth extraction last week. Is this normal? How long is the recovery time? Everything else if fine.

Paresthesia: Is a rarer complication of lower dental implant placement. See your surgeon for post-op evaluation and a proper parasthesia treatment as early as possible. The sooner rather than later for a better outcome. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please help, my bottom lip has been numb a year after wisdom teeth extraction! I feel tingling and tightness but it's still numb.

Please help, my bottom lip has been numb a year after wisdom teeth extraction! I feel tingling and tightness but it's still numb.

Parathesia: This is an unfortunate risk for wisdom teeth extraction and fortunately it is rare. For your situation, please follow up with your treating dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Need help docs! My bottom lip has been numb a year after wisdom teeth extraction! I feel tingling and tightness but still numb?

Need help docs! My bottom lip has been numb a year after wisdom teeth extraction! I feel tingling and tightness but still numb?

Paresthesia: It is sometimes the case where the roots of lower wisdom teeth rest near the canal that carries the nerve that allows feeling and sensation to the lip and skin on that side of the mouth. When that nerve is touched during the extraction, the lip and skin can feel numb for an extended period of time. Unfortunately, a year is much longer than usual. Contact oral surgeons in your area for advice! ...Read more

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Rear-neck/back pain for 2 mths, now less but get random daily tightness in front neck, face, jaw/teeth, arm tingling, headaches esp. When sitting long. Mostly gone when wake up and worsens gradually?

Rear-neck/back pain for 2 mths, now less but get random daily tightness in front neck, face, jaw/teeth, arm tingling, headaches esp. When sitting long. Mostly gone when wake up and worsens gradually?

Jaw and Muscle Pain: It appears that you have a serious TMJ and muscle dysfunction that causes these muscles to go into a spasm and the jaw joint (TMJ) to be misaligned. You seriously need treatment from a dentist that is very skilled at treating tmj. Only about 5% of dentist are really good in this realm in that they are very familiar with multiple treatment options to select from based on the patient needs. ...Read more

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Can a wisdom teeth extractions cause referred arm and neck pain? The pain started about a week after the surgery when I went off of the pain meds.

Can a wisdom teeth extractions cause referred arm and neck pain? The pain started about a week after the surgery when I went off of the pain meds.

Possible: Everything is possible, but it could be just coincidental, check back with your dentist, and your physician, depending on the extraction and your medical condition there could be a lot of reasons why you have pain in your arm and your neck., these are not normal post operative symptoms. ...Read more

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How much do tooth extraction hurt?

Painless: Sorry to hear, but having a tooth pulled is sometimes necessary. Before extraction, your dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed. If you are anxious, your dentist may use IV sedation that will prevent pain completely and make you sleep through the procedure. Anesthesia is the key. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much does tooth extraction hurt?

Depends on infection: Extraction usually does not hurt during since you are anesthetized. After you should take Ibuprofen and Aspirin for 1 - 2 days. Pain during or after extraction is not normal and is usually due to infection which requires antibiotics. If this is anticipated it is best to start antibiotics and anti-inflammatory 1 - 48 hours before ...Read more

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Can I shower after a tooth extraction?

Can I shower after a tooth extraction?

Sure: Just don't get water in your mouth. Good Luck. ...Read more

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When to eat chips after tooth extraction?

When to eat chips after tooth extraction?

Wait awhile....: You should not eat chips for at least several days after a tooth extraction. Wait until the tooth socket is well on its way to healing or chew on the other side of your mouth. ...Read more

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How expensive is a general tooth extraction?

How expensive is a general tooth extraction?

$75-$450, average: Depending on the tooth, the type of anesthesia, the dentist and the local cost of living and individual cases. ...Read more

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How long is recovery from 4 tooth extraction?

How long is recovery from 4 tooth extraction?

Depends: The recovery is dependent on the amount of work to remove the teeth as well as the bodies natural healing abilities. In general for surgical extractions there will be about 3 days of discomfort and possibly some swelling. ...Read more

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After tooth extraction what can I do for pain?

After tooth extraction what can I do for pain?

Follow instructions: You should carefully follow the post-operative instructions given to you by your dentist such as salt rinse to keep the area clean, cold compress, resting and taking the prescribed pain medication and possible antibiotic given to you by your dentist. ...Read more

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What can I do to prepare for a tooth extraction?

What can I do to prepare for a tooth extraction?

See a surgeon: First of all have an oral surgeon do it. They are much more experienced than general dentists.
Secondly quit smoking if you do. Keep your mouth as clean as possible to prevent post operative infection. ...Read more

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What problems can occur after a tooth extraction?

What problems can occur after a tooth extraction?

Multiple: Infection, drysocket, bleeding, poor or delayed healing. ...Read more

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Is it okay to rinse after tooth extraction. Help?

Is it okay to rinse after tooth extraction. Help?

Absolutely not!: Do not rinse, spit out or drink with a straw for at least the first 24 hours after an extraction. This may dislodge the blood clot in the socket and result in delayed healing and possibly a dry socket. Follow directions give. Were you not given them? If not, call and get them. ...Read more

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When should I start rinsing after tooth extraction?

When should I start rinsing after tooth extraction?

7 days: Never rinse with anything within 3-7 days. If you do, you can wash away the healing blood clot and get a "dry socket". This is when the bone is no longer covered with the blood clot (therefore now it is dry) and there is now nothing to regerate the new bone. ...Read more

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Curious as to how much does a tooth extraction hurt?

Pain: Plan on it hurting and if its less than you expected by happy. Usually if you takes around the clock Motrin after ext your feeling much better in a day or 2. ...Read more

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What are some tips for dealing with tooth extraction?

What are some tips for dealing with tooth extraction?

Common sense: No alcohol (a blood thinner) or negative pressure (smoking or using a straw) avoid exertion and restrict yourself to soft diet. ...Read more

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What could cause pain during / after tooth extraction?

Pain: During extraction -you may require more anesthetic especially if the area is infected however be sure you know the difference between pain and pressure. Pain is sharp, pressure is just that like you pressing on your arm with your finger.
after extraction-pain should be minimal. If not see your dentist as you may have a dry socket requiring treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain during/after tooth extraction?

What to do if I have pain during/after tooth extraction?

Ask your Dentist: Here is what I give my patients after I remove a tooth. I do not recommend you follow this as you are not my patient.

http://www. Levipalmerdds. Com/Forms. Php

=>care after tooth removal" ...Read more

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Is it normal for me to be having pain during/after tooth extraction?

Is it normal for me to be having pain during/after tooth extraction?

No, yes: No, during the procedure as you will be numb and yes, after the procedure (generally mild to moderate) which is handled with an appropriate pain medication. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the pain from a tooth extraction normally occur?

Normally, how long would the pain from a tooth extraction normally occur?

Extremely variable: It depends on each individual and the difficulty of the extraction. Generally, the pain should be manageable by 7 days but could take up to two weeks to completely resolve. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat curry after tooth extraction?

Is it okay to eat curry after tooth extraction?

Mild curry: Is ok. If too spicy, might be uncomfortable even if you're normally used to it because of the healing socket. ...Read more

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How painful is tooth extraction without anesthetic?

How painful is tooth extraction without anesthetic?

Very!: Unless it is a primary (baby) tooth which is about to come out, or a tooth severely loosened by gum disease, removal without anesthetic would be excruciating. A fine network of fibers connect tooth roots to surrounding bone. Nerves share space with those fibers and larger nerves enter each tooth. Severing those nerves and fibers is more painful than most would be willing to tolerate. ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke 48 hours after a tooth extraction?

Is it okay to smoke 48 hours after a tooth extraction?

Depends: Based on how difficult the extraction was and if bone had to be cut out it may be a bit early to smoke. The blod clot that stimulates the bone to fill the socket needs to be firmly established before smoking again. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more