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Have had weak tingling numb legs weeks and now have

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Have had weak tingling numb legs for some weeks and now have numbness in my
Right chin and lower right lip
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 2 years ago.
Hello from JustAnswer.
It will help if you could provide some clarification.
How bad is the weakness in the legs?
What type of activity cannot be done or is impaired because of the weakness?
What type of infection did the dentist say was present?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.

Hi. We can continue after this if you'd like but you need to have all this evaluated by your doctor. You may have had or are having a stroke.

If that's not the case, the facial problem could be Bell's palsy--a problem with the facial nerve.

Another possibility would be magnesium or vitamin B12 deficiency.

In any case, you need to see your doctor right away for an exam and tests