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Pain in the cheek, hypertension, dental examination - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello Good Morning
Doctor :   good morning
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   I'm having a slight pain like feeling inside my cheeks if I walk or run or climb stairs..
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have a history of slighty high blood pressure.. 90/140
User :   not quite sure if this issue require any further investigation ..
Doctor :   ok
User :   Can you help me with this?
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender ?
User :   I'm 33 years old male..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you checked your blood sugars?
User :   about 5'9" 84 Kgs
User :   I have checked thesugard around 6 months back and found normal..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   apart from blood pressure any other issues ?
User :   nothing ...
Doctor :   do you have any dental problems ?
User :   i used to ... i did a RCT last year and it's fine now...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know if you smoke or drink
User :   but some times I get slight pain on the teeth on which the RCT was done
Doctor :   ok
User :   I don't smoke.. I do drink occationally...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did you have any history of trauma ?
User :   no..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i would suggest you tale Tab.Dolo 500 mg for the pain
Doctor :   avoid spicy food and alcohol consumption
Doctor :   tea and coffee to be had in moderation
Doctor :   i also suggest a dental exaomination
User :   ok
Doctor :   may i know if you have any chest pain or arm pain ?
User :   no...
Doctor :   what medicines do you take for blood pressure ?
User :   I don't take any...
Doctor :   ok ,
Doctor :   i insist you do a lot of physical activity
Doctor :   follow a diet reduced in salt intake
Doctor :   also maintain a good oral hygeine
User :   sure...
Doctor :   tooth conditions , caries , etc may cause pain in the cheek
User :   and what do you think is the cause of the pain?
Doctor :   apart from that if there is an infection in the oral cavity this could also be a cause
User :   but this occurs only when I excert a bit... not otherwise.. this happend even if i walk for about 100 mtrs..
Doctor :   this could be a nerve related problem also
Doctor :   called neuralgias
User :   okay..
Doctor :   after a dental examination , you may se a general physician for which medicines will be given
User :   okay..
User :   sure..
Doctor :   did you follow my suggestions ?
User :   yes.. very much..
Doctor :   are there any more questions for me to help you with ?
User :   That's all for the time being.. Many thanks
Doctor :   pleasure here
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   have a good day
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   bye for now
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