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Apicoectomy with diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   i have a question about apicoectomy
Doctor :   apicetomy isit
User :   I have diabetes type 1 and i would have apicoectomy
Doctor :   u mean to say tooth removal
Doctor :   ok
User :   not removal but something like a surgery
User :   so I want to ask about risks
Doctor :   tooth root soperation
Doctor :   operation
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   it depends on the type of anesthetic used
Doctor :   i mean side effects
Doctor :   complications very close to zero
Doctor :   but in some patients there can be bleeding
Doctor :   complications are very close to zero
Doctor :   when proper care is taken during and after procedure
Doctor :   Some slight bleeding is normal for a day or two after this operation
Doctor :   there might be swelling and temperature is infected
Doctor :   this happens relatively rarely and taking antibiotics for a week or two usually solves the problem
Doctor :   In a very small number of patients the infection can be evry bad and lead to a collection of infected fluid or pus (abscess) at the area of the operation
Doctor :   operation to drain the infected fluid or pus may be needed in such case

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