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Why am I experiencing fatigue, cough and weight loss post denture surgery ?

I had dental disease and all my teeth were removed and know I m waering dentures. I thing that from there point on I have been fatique, coughing and lost lots of weight. I had a blood work done in the hospital and it came back that I have Iron deficiency . I m taking Iron Vitamens and for my cough, cough sirup
Asked On : Sun, 5 Jun 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
The problem is not because of extraction of teeth. It is due to any underlying systemic problem which should be identified by a Physician.
Answered: Sun, 3 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
Hello Krystyna;
welcome to HealthcareMagic
Since your age is 68 and teeth removed and you wear dentures its fine.Now the fatigue you have cough and loss of weight these are symptoms seen in case of Tuberculosis ;Pneumonia also. So any cough more than 2 weeks needs investigation.As your blood test shows anaemia you can take iron but i would say you should get a X-ray of chest done to find if there is any problem in chest.If that is normal may be the cough is allergic and if there is any problem in X-ray then consult a doctor and get treated properly.
Answered: Sun, 5 Jun 2011
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