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Root canal procedure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi...
User :   hello there
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXX here
Doctor :   *dental
User :   i am so so worried as b4 the dentist the other day i took sum vailum to settle me down and it made my heart race and why was that
Doctor :   Its purely related to anxiety
Doctor :   Its common for many patients they tend to get very anxious before and during medical procedures
User :   no the doctor dont wanna take the tooth out so he is going to try and just fill the tooth but if he cant then he will have to take nerves out and very scared about that
Doctor :   Root canal is very common procedure
User :   but root canal is painfull
Doctor :   which will not hurt much as the pocedure will done under local aneasthetic infiltration
User :   my last one was where i got a very bad sharp pain when they touched my nerves
Doctor :   Total numbness cant be acheived as the oral cavity is higly vascular
User :   what u mean by infiltration
Doctor :   Once you explain the pain he will surely use more precautions to reduce pain
Doctor :   The local aneasthetic agent will injected in and around the area of procedure
User :   is a dentist around that i can talk too
Doctor :   There are no Dentists in our online panel
Doctor :   Only general practioner
User :   oh ok
User :   also the other day when at the dentist the dentist did like 3 xrays as he couldnt get a good pitchre and very very worried as i have had like 6 ct scan that have been on my head and chest and dont want to get lukimia from the radation
Doctor :   Just six CT scans will not cause leukemia( cancer)
Doctor :   It requires massive doses of radiation and also continuos
Doctor :   Is there anything else i may help you with?
User :   u sure on that
Doctor :   Yes
User :   when will dentist be online
User :   what thwe time there
Doctor :   There are no dentists available online
Doctor :   At anytime
User :   when WILL THERE BE
Doctor :   Only specialist opnion is available from the dentist
Doctor :   They are never online
User :   how much is that package opion
User :   so are they online in the specilist opioin part
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   sorry
Doctor :   They are not online
User :   what was sorrie for
Doctor :   they reply to your query through E mail
Doctor :   You have to follow the link of specialist opinion in our website
User :   so they wont be on in the specialist part and u cant talk to thm online
Doctor :   then you can post your query to the dentist
Doctor :   No we cant either
User :   how long does it take them to get back to u
Doctor :   they get back within 24- 48 hrs
User :   i spoke to a dentist on here like the other day
Doctor :   As said there are no dentists in our panel
User :   ok thanks
User :   bye for now
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   bye for now
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