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I am a 51-year old female, and about five months ago, the

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I am a 51-year old female, and about five months ago, the tip of my tongue would intermittently feel numb. At the same time, I started feeling soreness on the inside of my cheek. I went to the dentist and other than finding a cavity on my upper molar that he filled, he said everything else looked fine. Now, I'm getting soreness consistently on my inner cheek that is worsening and my tongue is continually numb. I should also mention that I have had chronic sinus problems on the left side for many years. I went to the ENT and he put me on antibiotics, but it didn't go away. What should I do?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

any other medical issues?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have an autoimmune thyroid disorder (Hashimoto's) that I have been taking thyroid medication for the last six years. Other than that, I have been in reasonably good health.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

It sounds like it could be related to the sinuses

have you had a sinus CT?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

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