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I had my wisdom teeth removed in april of 2012, it is now november 2012 and i still have numbness in my chin and lower right lip, will this go away?

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Dr. John DeWolf
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possible

Hopefully, the area of numbness has been getting smaller over these 7 months.
If it has, that is favorable. Sometimes nerve damage occurs during lower wisdom tooth extraction and it can take quite a few months to resolve. Sometimes it doesn't but keep your fingers crossed as it often does.

In brief: Possible

Hopefully, the area of numbness has been getting smaller over these 7 months.
If it has, that is favorable. Sometimes nerve damage occurs during lower wisdom tooth extraction and it can take quite a few months to resolve. Sometimes it doesn't but keep your fingers crossed as it often does.
Dr. John DeWolf
Dr. John DeWolf
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Nerve damage

Your description sounds like you sustained nerve damage as a result of the surgery.
It may get better but some numbness may persist permanently.

In brief: Nerve damage

Your description sounds like you sustained nerve damage as a result of the surgery.
It may get better but some numbness may persist permanently.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Hopefully

You shouldgoback to the doctor that did the surgery and have it re-evaluated.
Hopefully it was worse shortly after your surgery.

In brief: Hopefully

You shouldgoback to the doctor that did the surgery and have it re-evaluated.
Hopefully it was worse shortly after your surgery.
Dr. Daniel Sampson
Dr. Daniel Sampson
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