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Pain and numbness 

After my wisdom teeth removal  I started having left sided tongue numbness and pain, now it's already more than a  month,  still it persists.  How long it takes to go away completely.  During the suture removal, dentist given an injection in the floor of the mouth.  Then only this problem started.
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The nerve that supplies your tongue has been compromised. In most cases like yours, considering the degree of trauma you can expect a full recovery. However the time for this is unpredictable. At the very least it will be 6 to 8 weeks. Make sure to report this to your dentist and get a prescription from him to help the healing of the nerve.
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Why inj for suture removal not understandable and if after that u experience then damage to the lingual nerve due to which it happening .depends on the extent of nerve damage if severe then can be permanent too.startwith methyl cobalamine tablets n hope for the best .another reason could be damage during tooth removal itself meaning damge to the inferior alveolar canal itself with nerve damage
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