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Cavity in tooth, pain, root canal treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   I need to consult regarding RCT of tooth
Doctor :   ok
User :   There was a cavity and now it started paining
Doctor :   From when is it paining.
User :   3 days
Doctor :   Does it hurt when you eat hot or cold items.
User :   actually it was earlier filled permanently with cement
User :   and came out last week
User :   earlier there was no pain but eventually it started
Doctor :   Ok, i think it is better to clear the infection and then fill it.
User :   And it dont feel sensitivity to hot/cold
User :   Do i need to have some medicine to clear the infection or shall I visit dentist to clear it off
Doctor :   ok, but if pain is there then you need to clear it. Filling it without clearing will cause swelling and spread of infection.
Doctor :   you need to be started on antibiotics, so you have to visit dentist
User :   can you suggest any antibiotic for now?
Doctor :   After the antibiotics you can get it cleaned. I cannot suggest any antibiotics since it needs to be shown.You can take a mild pain killer as of now.
User :   And if possible suggest me some best possible denitist as i have heard if RCT needs to be done then doc should be very well experienced to handle this
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Do you have anymore queries.
User :   Yes, Do you know if the Treatment is covered under insurance
Doctor :   I doubt it. Most insurance don't cover it, since it s not admission .
User :   Okay, Thank you for your time
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   kindly login for further medical queries.
User :   sure, thanks for your inputs
Doctor :   You are welcome.
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