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Got a black eye and cheek, top lip and side of nose is numb. How long will the numbing last? It's been 9 days.

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Dr. James McDonnell
Ophthalmology

In brief: Black eye

That numbness is due to trauma to the sensory nerve under your eye.
Nerves grow back at about 1 mm per day. So it can take months for the numbness to go away. In some instances it will not go away if the nerve is damaged severely.

In brief: Black eye

That numbness is due to trauma to the sensory nerve under your eye.
Nerves grow back at about 1 mm per day. So it can take months for the numbness to go away. In some instances it will not go away if the nerve is damaged severely.
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