Numbness and pain in the lower lip and chin post jaw surgery - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : hi
User : hi im a 20 yr old male
User : i have numbness and pain in my lower lip and chin from a jaw surgery i had when i was 17
User : i know how the nerves work and regenerate and know what trauma can do to it. my surgeon said nothing was severed and that in a year it should regenerate
User : it never did
User : it is painful and the numbness is so irritating
User : is there anything that can be done?
Doctor : as you know
the nerves cannot regenerate after damaged
User : yeah but he said they werent damaged
Doctor : get the nerve conduction study done
User : ok
it will determine whether they are damaged or not
User : what do i do for the pain?
Doctor : are the painkillers not effective?
User : i dont have any
User : the surgery was 3 years ago
Doctor : try with tylenol the basic drug
if not controlled than brufen 200 or 400 mg can be taken
not to take more than 3 tabs per day
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