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I've been diagnosed with lingual nerve injury, likely the result of inferior aveolar nerve block for root canal. Is there a pain management rx?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Try this website:

I came across this website and cannot vouch for the suggestions for treatment but here is some information for you: http://www.
Sciential.Net/treatment%20options.Shtml.

In brief: Try this website:

I came across this website and cannot vouch for the suggestions for treatment but here is some information for you: http://www.
Sciential.Net/treatment%20options.Shtml.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Ron E. Bell
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Rare to have pain

It is rare to have pain from an ian injection.
A paresthesia is more likely but still rare pain is more likely from injecting through a muscle adjacent to the ianerve taking an antiflammatory medication is your best option.

In brief: Rare to have pain

It is rare to have pain from an ian injection.
A paresthesia is more likely but still rare pain is more likely from injecting through a muscle adjacent to the ianerve taking an antiflammatory medication is your best option.
Dr. Ron E. Bell
Dr. Ron E. Bell
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Dentistry - Endodontics

In brief: Acupuncture

I have had patients who have benefitted from acupuncture, .
Also, try a combination of aspirin, Acetaminophen and caffein(excedrin) may help. Good luck and be patient!

In brief: Acupuncture

I have had patients who have benefitted from acupuncture, .
Also, try a combination of aspirin, Acetaminophen and caffein(excedrin) may help. Good luck and be patient!
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology

In brief: Try taking

Nerve healing can take a long time, so you want to have a long term strategy to help you. If nsaids aren't strong enough, consult with a pain management specialist.

In brief: Try taking

Nerve healing can take a long time, so you want to have a long term strategy to help you. If nsaids aren't strong enough, consult with a pain management specialist.
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
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