I have undergone surgical extraction of my last tooth yesterday (22/01/2017) but half of my tung tongue is still partial numb. What could be the reason.
I guess the effect of LA should be gone by now as it is more than 27 hours.
If it was a surgical extraction, chances are that there might be some injury to your lingual nerve during the procedure. You should cunsult your surgeon and he or she will give you medicine which will help to recover faster. Do not panik. You will be fine soon.
14 years experience
Ask Free Question
Yes it should have gone as you have undergone surgery. My advise would be to wait for a period of 7 days till stitches are removed only after that one can give advise accordingly.
Was this answer helpful?
Thank you for your feedback.
Suggestions offered by doctors on Lybrate are of advisory nature i.e., for educational and informational purposes only. Content posted on, created for, or compiled by Lybrate is not intended or designed to replace your doctor's independent judgment about any symptom, condition, or the appropriateness or risks of a procedure or treatment for a given person.
Book appointment with top doctors for Tooth Extraction treatment