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Swelling of the gums, sensitive teeth and loss of lustre - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   my gums are not strong and teeth are very sensitive..I have visited doctors in past but no improvement has happened
User :   no shine in my teeth :(
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   where do i to fix this? please suggest
User :   ok..
User :   26, female.
Doctor :   I would like to know few more things before suggesting you: Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   no smoke. alcohol very rare. once in 2-3 months
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   every morning I brush and I do mouth wash before i go to sleep.
Doctor :   May I know about your oral hygeine? like how many times do you brush your teeth in a day, about your consumption of water?
User :   oh..consumption of water is less. 2-3 glass a day
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know the amount of water you consume a day(approximately)?
User :   2-3 glass a day. I drink very less water :(
User :   didnt get your last question
Doctor :   Are there any caries?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what is caries? cavity?
Doctor :   Are there any caries in your tooth?
Doctor :   Yes, it too known as cavities?
User :   No..the gums are going down..thats it. No cavity as of now
Doctor :   That is infection of the tooth.
User :   sansation - yes. no pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have sensation while consuming cold foods or is there any pain?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel you need to see a dentist who would start you on flouride enriched toothpaste which would help in recovering the sensitivity.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Meanwhile you can follow these measures: Doctor :   1. Brush twice a day.
Doctor :   2. Consume lots of water.
User :   I use stoline-r toothpaste now. Should I change it?
Doctor :   3. Can do salt water gargling or betadine gargling as this would help in maintaining good oral hygeine twice a day.
Doctor :   4. After every meal garle with water to avoid any residual food items.
User :   Ok...
User :   Ok..
Doctor :   You can continue with the tooth paste.
User :   ok..will do. Thanks :)
Doctor :   and discuss with the dentist after complete dental examination regarding this.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   yes. brush twice. have lots of water. basically keep the mouth clean
User :   ok..Thanks a lot.
Doctor :   Regarding dentist in your area I would ask my customer care executive to call you after this live chat..
Doctor :   May I know your preferred location?
Doctor :   Please confirm your email Id and cell number.
User :   Thanks Doctor, I really appreciate your time. Bye.
Doctor :   Thanks for confirming.
Doctor :   Customer care executive would give you a call regarding your request.
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   no. not now. If i will have some problem I will come back.
User :   ok..thanks
User :   bye
Doctor :   Sure, anytime please login for any medical queries.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care.
Doctor :   Pleasure is mine.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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