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Teeth sensitivity and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   How can I help You?
User :   I am feeling pain in one of my teeth
Doctor :   Ok
User :   from last 2 days
Doctor :   Which tooth is it?
User :   lower middle tooth
Doctor :   Ok does it have a cavity?
User :   no
Doctor :   Have u been hurt in that area?
User :   never
Doctor :   Is it pain or are You feeling a sensation of increased sensation?
User :   sensation
Doctor :   Ok I think it is possible that The layer of enamel covering Your tooth may be slightly damaged
Doctor :   It is best that You see a dentist to examine the tooth
User :   ok, but please suggest me some pain killer till then
Doctor :   I am a medical doctor and do not deal with dental problems however I can suggest such a possibility
Doctor :   I would not like to recomend a pain killer without examining You as there could be several other causes of Your pain
User :   ok
Doctor :   When You eat cold foods or drink cold water does that feeling increase?
User :   but i cant see doctor before 6
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is the pain very severe?
User :   yes
Doctor :   I think it is important that You visit a dentist in that case
User :   ok
Doctor :   Taking painkillers without examination and making the cause is harmful
Doctor :   making out
Doctor :   Do You have fever as well?
User :   no
Doctor :   is the pain located at the surface of the tooth or inside?
User :   not sure
Doctor :   I would suggest that u avoid hot or cold foods
User :   ok
Doctor :   You could place a cotton plug soaked in clove oil at that area this may soothe the pain
Doctor :   clove oil is available at most drug stores
User :   Ok.
User :   I will visit a dentist
Doctor :   Any gum pain ?
User :   no
Doctor :   No bleeding or pus or swelling?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do not use to much pressure while brushing
User :   ok
User :   Ok thanks AAAAAAA I will visit the doctor.
Doctor :   avoid exposure to cold water,foods or air
User :   ok
Doctor :   see your dentist and also rule out whether it is due to an unhealthy tooth nerve
User :   ok
Doctor :   There are special toothpastes and brushes recomended for people with Your problem
Doctor :   Your dentist needs to examine You especialy since You say that Your pain is severe
User :   fine
Doctor :   Is there a medical problem I can help You with?
User :   I will visit the doctor today . Thanks for help..
User :   bye
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