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Why is my bottom lip numb after having an UGI?

Patient: Why is my bottom lip numb after having an UGI?

 

 

Doctor: HiThanks for you query, albeit small and specific.The causes of the numbness of the bottom lip after UGI Endoscop y are:- The topical anesthesia still is working on the lower lip.-It is possible that the instrument through which the endoscope passes make a trauma at the base of the lip casing neuropraxia.In a normal course this is fully reversible, nothing much to worry about.Hope this helps.

 


 

 
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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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