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Molar Abscess, Tooth decay - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have no insurance and two months ago I had an upper molar abcess that had to have a drain put in and I was told I was very lucky! Now for two days I have one growing on the bottom and tonight it is a golf all size. I am dizzy, vomiting, dirrareha (sp) and y mouth and jaw bone hurts. When I go to th ER they refer me to a dentist that I cannot afford and they will not see me. Every tooth is black an rotton to the gums. Do I go back to the ER or am I going to die with these teeth? Hydrocodone is no longer working.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
User :   Thank you
Doctor :   Since when are yopu having this problem?
User :   2 days
Doctor :   may i know your age?
User :   30
Doctor :   Are you having any other problem other than this?
User :   just feelng a little short of breath, fatigued, and vomiting
User :   I had cancer 1 year ago
Doctor :   Is the dizziness present periodically or continous?
User :   periodically
User :   Feel very very weak
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The tooth pain which you are having seems like the infection has spread there.
Doctor :   1)Do Mouthwash and gargle three to four times a day.
Doctor :   2)Use Dologel and apply it for relieving the pain.
Doctor :   3)Brush your teeth twice a day.
Doctor :   4)Use Sensofoam toothpaste.
Doctor :   5)For relief of pain take DOLO 650 mg twice a day.
Doctor :   Are you following what i have said?
User :   Yes
User :   Thank you
Doctor :   ll these symptoms do not help you you need to go to dentist and get your tooth examination done.
User :   okay
Doctor :   Also if the tooth have decayed they need to be extracted.
User :   Okay
Doctor :   Otherwise the infection can spread to the oral cavity.
Doctor :   And cause other problems.
Doctor :   Maintain A proper hygiene and have low sugar diet.
User :   I believe this is what has already happened
Doctor :   Yes to prevent further spread of infection you have to maintain oral hyeigne
User :   As the tooth is rotton an I am very ill an the dentist wants $4000.00 dollars an I do not have that, and the ER said they cannot help
Doctor :   Also always brush your teeth after eating
Doctor :   I can only advise you and recommend what is needed for you
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