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Following a dental treatment i have developed some strange

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Hi there, following a dental treatment i have developed some strange symptoms in my face. Such as tingling in my upper jaw and visual disturbance with some lightheadedness. I had a brace put in my mouth which expanded the jaw but i stopped the treatment early. When i removed the device i started to get giddiness on the same day, now whenever i place the tongue on the roof of my mouth or (against my left upper arch) i get tingling sensations and my left eye feels strange. I feel confused with a lot of visual sensory information. What might be happening? Ive had no prior symptoms of this in my life. I recently had an mri scan which was normal.
Assistant: When was the last time you had your eyes checked? In general, how has your vision been lately?
Customer: I checked eyes this week and everything was normal. But im getting tingling sensations in my face when i place tongue anywhere near upper arch.
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No nothing. I feel a bit spaced out at the moment. I sometimes feel mild pain at back of eyes but that might not be related.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Another thing, i feel like my left side of my head feels lighter than the right. My neck muscles on the left feel more mobile than they used to feel.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Hi there yes
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
You can just type on here if call is inconvenient

did they inject any medicine?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No nothing was injected
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
It was just a treatment for arch expansion where a wire brace was put behind my teeth. When i took it out is when symptoms started

I suspect one of your facial or oral nerves was damaged

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
What would i need to do, does it heal itseld
Customer: replied 8 months ago.

I think it will heal itself


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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Its been ongoing symptoms for a month now. Is there anything else i need to do?

you might consider seeing a neurologist at this point

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
What could it possibly be?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
if there is nerve damage would it heal over time
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Im just worried

I think it is nerve damage

but nerves can take years to heal

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Would there be any other treatment for this?