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Tooth Extraction And Arm Tingling
Tooth: May be normal after the extraction. You should discuss it with your surgeon ...Read more
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
My lower teeth are tingling after wisdom tooth extraction last week. Is this normal? How long is the recovery time? Everything else if fine.
Dull sensory pain/tingling in left side of face and head after horizontally-impacted wisdom tooth extraction. Had lingual nerve damage. Any medication?
Contact ENT: Get back with your oral surgeon. An ENT consult (ear, nose and throat MD) might help. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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=>care after tooth removal" ...Read more
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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
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
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
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