numbness on bottom of lip on left side and to chin a week after an extraction of a back tooth due to an abscess
Hi I hope you can help me ? I'm really worried as a week ago after suffering from severe toothache and not being registered at a dentist as had not longed moved to the area! I went to a dentist when the pain was excrutiating and was told that I had a big Abscess! I was give antibiotics to treat the infection and told to come back a week later! but after a few days the pain was so bad, and no sleep and ice packs against cheek were still not reliveing it that I had to go back! The dentist saw i still had some swelling but proceeded to adminster anescetic and had to do this three times as i could still feel the pain and then removed my tooth! but a week later i still have numbness on left corner of lower lip and chin! she told me originally that this was because abscess was resting on a nerve! when should i expect the numbness to go and normal feeling come back?
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