I have been experiencing some numbness in my lower lip for about a year now. I have also had a problem with a recurring saliva gland infection, which has been happening about the same amount of time. I have been to an MD who prescribed anti-biotics, which seems to help with the saliva gland problem but the numbness in the lower lip continues. I have also been to the dentist twice in the last year, both times telling me that they don't see any reason to worry about cancer. I used to use tobacco, so this is the reason for my worrying. I do have some scarring on my lower lip from accidents when I was younger. But again, the numbness didn't start until about a year ago. Any ideas what could be the cause, and any suggestions would be helpful. Thank you.
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