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Forum topic by RussellAP posted 02-13-2013 09:43 PM 636 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-13-2013 09:43 PM

As some of you know, I’ve been in a lot of pain the last few weeks over some stones in my saliva gland.

The doctor wants to remove the gland because it happened once before to me, only not quite as badly.

He also says it will be from the outside of my mouth, not the inside and there is a slight risk that a nerve controlling my lower lip could be affected, but it’s very rare.

So if that happens, you can start calling me the drooling woodworker.

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#1 posted 02-13-2013 09:49 PM

you’d have to update your avatar…

good luck with the whole thing, safety second, health first!

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#2 posted 02-13-2013 10:31 PM

my wife suffers from the same malady!

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#3 posted 02-13-2013 10:39 PM

Good luck Russel I hope all works out well with the surgery.

Just don’t drool on the finish before it’s cured! LOL…

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#4 posted 02-13-2013 10:57 PM

Good luck with your surgery Russel, Keep us posted even if you drool on the keyboard.

We’ll be thinking of you.

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#5 posted 02-13-2013 11:22 PM

Best wishes for a fast and full recovery, Russell.

-- jay,

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#6 posted 02-14-2013 12:33 AM

Good luck! Did he at least take care of the immediate problem so you aren’t in pain?


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