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Mouth ulcers in hemophiliac patients - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. xxxx
User :   hi doctor
User :   my husband is 31 yrs of age, he is hemoephilic
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   are you with me?
User :   yes doctor
User :   it started with a mouth ulcer and now he has got a boil
User :   the dentist said that it is because of plague accumulated
User :   which needs to be cleaned
Doctor :   yes
User :   and the dentist only checked it and now it is continously bleeding
User :   can you suggest whether we should go ahead with teh cleaning, and what measures we can take to avoid excessing and continous bleeding?
User :   the boil is on the gums
User :   below the tongue
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest let the boil be healed
Doctor :   later the cleaning can be done in multiple sittings
Doctor :   rather than one sitting
User :   ok
Doctor :   The boil should not be infected hence you can take the doctor prescription
User :   but what can be done to stop the bleeding ?
Doctor :   for good medicines
Doctor :   THere are certain medicines which are given by a General physician to stop the bleeding even if the pressure does not stop the bleeding
User :   the boil is now deflated to a great extent, but bleeding continuously
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok, so which doctor to refer to, is there any specialist for such cases?
Doctor :   There are certain local injections
Doctor :   You can see a simple general physician
User :   ok, any recommendation in diet?
Doctor :   No restrictions
User :   ok, his deficiency is in FACTOR VIII
User :   how severe is it?
User :   and is there any diet which can help in increasing this factor?
Doctor :   Unfortunately no
Doctor :   The clotting factors are synthesized in the body
Doctor :   and can only made synthetically and given by injections
User :   ok
User :   so ur recommendation is that we go and check with go as per the prescription and later get the cleaning done?
Doctor :   Yes let the boil subside completely
Doctor :   so that the blood fflow to the gums reduce
Doctor :   and later you can get the cleaning done in multiple sitting
Doctor :   If the dentist is competent enough then two sittings is enough
User :   ok, thank you doctor
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