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Root canal query, hairline fracture on the head - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello doc
User :   how r u doing?
User :   how has been yur day
Doctor :   Quite a nice day
User :   I had done RCT for 2 cannines abt 2 yrs back
Doctor :   thank you
User :   and did filling for one of it abt a year back
Doctor :   how has your day been?
Doctor :   ok
User :   the day has just started off
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how can I help you today?
Doctor :   with the RCT query?
User :   but there is a pain in the other one.
User :   do u suggest i do RCT for the one that i had left out
Doctor :   does it have a crown?
Doctor :   that is the cap that the dentist puts after RCT?
User :   no
Doctor :   About your pain is it worse at night when you lie down?
User :   or maybe it has come out after 2 yrs
User :   :)
User :   nothing like that
User :   the pain is ON and OFF
Doctor :   is the pain confined to the tooth
Doctor :   or is it around the tooth as well
User :   don't remember that though
Doctor :   how old are you?
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   ia m 29
Doctor :   Dou get pain when you chew food?
User :   something too cold or if i have a couple of sweets back to back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how amny days had it been since your pain started again?
Doctor :   have you taken any medication?
User :   more than a pain... its more of a shiver
User :   use clove if it is too much
Doctor :   it could be a case where the first RCT has failed
User :   so wat do u suggest
Doctor :   the reason could be because the tooth was not covered with a crown after RCT
User :   I wud be leaving for the US 3 weeks time
User :   and don't want to face this situation there...
Doctor :   get a RCT done here at a good dentist
Doctor :   and get a cap put
Doctor :   because dentists are very exp in the US
User :   how much wud this cost
User :   a ball park estimate...
Doctor :   in iNdia 5-6000 rs
User :   in blr...
Doctor :   same
User :   k
User :   I have one more query?
Doctor :   yes
User :   I had an accident in oct 2004
Doctor :   ok
User :   hairline skull fracture and blood clot in the brain
Doctor :   pls go on
Doctor :   ok
User :   i had taken a MRI then and the next MRI showed that the clot had decreased
Doctor :   do you remember which part of the brain it was in?
User :   left side back
Doctor :   yes. Smaller clots or clots in areas that are safer are slowly reabsorbed by the body
Doctor :   if you do not have any problems, you dont have to worry about it
User :   but off late i have been having problems
User :   tend to forget htings
Doctor :   your fracture is not serious as it was hairline and would have healed well
Doctor :   how long have you been having this problem?
User :   and have a feeling of some buzzing sound near my left ear
Doctor :   forgetting things?
Doctor :   Do you drink or smoke?
Doctor :   other habits?
User :   drink abt 3-4 yimes per week
User :   smoke abt 12-15 cigs every day
Doctor :   what work do you do?
User :   I work with a software company
User :   but this is not affecting my work
Doctor :   are you exposed to loud noises?
Doctor :   at work/
User :   not at all
User :   and not even at home
Doctor :   do you have headaches/ hearing difficulty/
Doctor :   or giddiness at any time?
User :   headaches off late abt 1 month back
Doctor :   ok
User :   but not regularly
Doctor :   ok- hearing difficulty/ gidiness?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   no
Doctor :   When was the last time yopu reviwed with your neuro surgeon?
User :   do u suggest i do a MRI once again and some medication
Doctor :   Dont do any ivestigation right away
User :   2005 Jan
Doctor :   its beter you see a neuro surgeon before you proceed
User :   ok
User :   cud u suggest a few good nuro surgeons??
Doctor :   see a neurosurgeon and let him examine you and decied what to go for- CT/MRI
Doctor :   which area do you live in?
User :   I stay close to HAL
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can search on our website home page
Doctor :   and find the closest neuro surgeon by area/ Pin code
User :   OK
User :   but cud u recommend somebody??
Doctor :   one of our doctors will call you
Doctor :   with those details shortly
Doctor :   can i confirm your details?
User :   phone willl be the best option
User :   as i have limited access to gmail
Doctor :   Is it alright if we give you a call ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   we will give you a call shortly and
Doctor :   providde you with the details
User :   well thanks a lot
Doctor :   thank you for consulting health care magic
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   bye
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