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8 1 Mon, 20 Jan 2020
Hi, I have a question that may seem minor. My wisdom teeth have been swelling for the past 6 months and I have been taking antibiotics as prescribed by my dentist when they do, until I get them removed. 2 days ago, I ve noticed that my finger/ nail bed is slightly infected and have been treating...
7 1 Mon, 20 Jan 2020
I’ve been having trouble opening my mouth for a couple months now. It’s as if my jaw Is locked on one side. Whenever I try to open my mouth wide it hurts on the lock side and I get a cracking/scraping noise. At first I though it was my wisdom teeth crowding my mouth and making my jaw messed up...
6 1 Thu, 9 Jan 2020
HELLO I HAVE A TOOTH INFECTION WHICH I TOOK AMOXICILLIN 500MG FOR 5 DAYS 3 TIMES A DAY ON THE SIXTH DAY I STARTED TAKING LINCOCIN 500MG FOR 7 DAYS 3 TIMES A DAY THEN I HAD MY TOOTH PULLED AND PUT A TEMPORARY BRIDGE OVER ITON THE SAME DAY. THEN I CONTINUED TAKING CLINDAMICYN 3OOMG FOR 7 DAYS WHICH...
4 1 Sat, 21 Sep 2019
I have a tooth infection that has. Aided my face, neck, and upper chest area and it is red and swollen. I am wondering if the infection can affect other organs,such as heart, lungs and liver. I am on antibiotics as of yesterday. I am also waiting to hear from my dentist when he can see me really...
2 1 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
I had a tooth extracted and five weeks later it hasn t healed properly. I went to the dentist who put me on antibiotics for 5 days and I have one day left of this but there s still a fizzing sensation and nasty metallic taste in my mouth. The pain is reduced but it still feels like somethings wrong.
3 2 Tue, 10 Sep 2019
Hello. My 20 y.o. daughter was diagnosed with mono mid July 2018. She was treated by family physician (with antibiotics) and rested for a few weeks and her bloodwork returned to normal in early September. Mid September she had all 4 of her impacted wisdom teeth extracted without incident and...
2 1 Thu, 29 Aug 2019
Evening, my partner is suffering with extreme toothache due to wisdom teeth and has taken 30mg of Amytriptiline is she ok to take any of her prescribed 2mg diazepam also tonight as she cannot fall asleep. She has taken codeine 2times 15mg at the maximum of 4 doses today also
2 1 Thu, 29 Aug 2019
I have 5 broken, rotten tooth in my mouth at the moment. All molars. Meaning I can t chew any food anymore. The problem is, my tooth gets rotten faster whenever I pay attention to it. The last one occured 4 months ago after I used coconut oil to swish, salt water to rinse, brush day and night......
2 1 Thu, 4 Jul 2019
I have a really bad habid of biting my nails, however a piece of nail suddenly went missing and i think it went between my teeth and is stuck there behind my gums, is this bad? or should i just let it be? it s 00:34 right now so i d rather sleep it off if that won t hurt me of course
2 1 Fri, 28 Jun 2019
Hey! I’ve had operculectomy performed last week but now even after a week,i dont feel much better. I mean my right lower side of mouth hurts so much and sometimes sudden pain arises in lower tooth or at the back soft tissue of mouth. Does it mean that operculectomy wasn’t performed well enough?...
2 1 Fri, 7 Jun 2019
I’m having pain in my upper jaw in front of my ear ,on the left side sometimes my jaw feels like it’s locking ,also hurts when I bite down or move my mouth a certain way , hurts when I press in on the area I had a Tmj exray and it was negative . What can it be
2 1 Fri, 31 May 2019
I’ve been having a pain right on my left temple that feels like the worst headache of my life for the past couple of months and also an infected tooth on the same side. I can t sleep because the pain hurts so bad it keeps me up. I ve gone to the hospital, a headache specialist, and 3 different...
2 1 Tue, 28 May 2019
I feel gross even asking but I can t wait until tmrw to go to the hospital. About a little over a week ago I was in a homeless men shelter and I brushed my mouth at night thinking it was and it wasn t . After this even occurred my lymph nodes under my jar and gums were swollen. I ve always had...
4 1 Thu, 4 Apr 2019
My daughter had her wisdom teeth removed and was prescribed hydrocodone/acetaminophen (every 4 hours) and ibuprofen 600 mg (every 6 hours) for pain relief. The medicine doesn t seem to be helping - she is in a lot of pain. How can I get on top of the pain?
2 1 Thu, 28 Mar 2019
I had a root canal on the lower left last tooth today, and when the dentist injected the anesthetic, my whole left side of my face felt like it was on fire and my eye watered and nose has a burning sensation. It’s been 8 hours since the procedure and my nose still feels like it on fire when I...
3 1 Tue, 26 Mar 2019
I had my first meeting of root canal on 16 march...and now I feel lot of pain....My dentist called me on 18 for next meeting of root canal but did not perform it and said that it will take more time to heal...she has now asked me to come on 21...But I am constantly having this pulsating...
4 1 Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Hi there. So my mom took out all her teeth about 4 months ago. And she had to teeth that were still in her gums. She had dentures and those two teeth would irritate her. Yesterday morning she got those last two teeth removed and the dentist gave her some medication pills for the pain. At night...
2 1 Tue, 19 Mar 2019
I ve been diagnosed with thrush. I have taken canestan pessarys, used cream, taken a single dose of oral tablet (can t remember it s name) and was given sporanox to take 2 twice a day then repeat 5 days later. I m so uncomfortable with it. Nothing seems to help. I can t sleep as it gets...
2 1 Mon, 18 Mar 2019
In December I was diagnosed with a severe case of Thrush affecting my throat, mouth and tongue. I was prescribed Nyostatin oral suspension. I followed up with my family doctor after completing the medication and was given the all clear. The symptons of burning tongue and frothing mouth didn t...
2 1 Mon, 18 Mar 2019
My daughter was diagnosed with strep throat yesterday and given a shot in her buttocks . She came home today very tired and had a headache. We gave her Tylenol and three hours later she still has a bad headache. Is this part of strep throat. Right after meds she went to sleep for a couple hours...
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