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Numbness

Patient: I just received 4 sutures on my thumb before receiving novacain the doctor had checked my thumb all over for feeling and concluded there was no nerve damage. 36 hours later I still feel numbness in my thumb, is this normal after receiving novacain?

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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