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Lip numbness due to nerve injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   hi
User :   doctor i removed my left 3rd molar
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   as a side effect i got numbness in my lower lip
User :   25,f,student
User :   china
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When did you get it removed?
User :   are there any tret ment for that
Doctor :   I assume that you got it removed by a dentist, right?
User :   2years ago
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you still have numbness?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Can you also specify when this problem started, in was it the day after the tooth removal, or 2 days after or what?
User :   after remove
Doctor :   So you have been having numbness ever since
User :   yes

Doctor :   My understanding is that the third molar removal might have resulted in nerve injury
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