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Pregnant woman adviced for a root canal treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor, I am 28 yrs old married female. Residing in Bangalore. Now I am in 22nd week of my pregnancy. During initial period of pregnancy I have severe tooth ache dentist suggest me for RCT but he insisted me not in first stage of pregnancy. Shall I go for it now? Another one thing is my sugar levels came high. So I am taking insulin to control it .Now all levels are normal. Please guide me regarding this RCT.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
Doctor :   give me a minute i will go through your history
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can under go RCT, but check with oyur physician since you have Diabetes which lead to delayed wound healing
Doctor :   do oyu have tooth pain still
User :   no
Doctor :   then leave it like that, you can get it done after delivery
User :   but on that time i tooth some mild pain killer for week.
User :   ok!
Doctor :   no need to get it done now since you have Diabetes also
User :   Hw many times scans should mbe done. what r the specific reason we need to check in scan report at this stage.
Doctor :   At this scan is done to know whether the head is down or fixed
Doctor :   To know the volume of fluid

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