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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   im very sick since this monday
Doctor :   How can I help You?
User :   my situation is a little bit funny
User :   i though it was just cald started
User :   but
Doctor :   Ok
User :   since last morning my tooth started aching very badly
User :   now i cannot even chow
User :   i went to see a dentist today
User :   and he gave my xray
User :   according to him my root canal is infected
User :   he gave me an anti-biotic medison
User :   i kept taking few now
User :   but symptem is getting worse
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my half face is aching
User :   from head to sholder
Doctor :   Did He give You a painkiller as well?
User :   no
Doctor :   I think You should meet Your dentist and ask him to recomend a painkiller
User :   iwas reading an article about relasitonship btw headach and tooth ache
User :   and found funny answer
User :   it could be nerve problem
User :   becouse of stress
Doctor :   Ok
User :   tooth might be nothing
User :   is there such a possibility?
Doctor :   I would suggest that You consult Your dentist for a painkiller and check whether it brings any relief for your symptoms
User :   he said have to have surgery for root canal
User :   but i have never ever had problem for the particular tooth
User :   so i wonder if it's really only tooth problem
Doctor :   Yes you can fix an appointment for that procedure also after taking the antibiotics which he has prescribed
Doctor :   Have You had such symptoms in the past?
User :   i have had a headache
User :   before
User :   i work at metal shop
User :   and some time if im very very tired
User :   i get head ahce
Doctor :   Ok I think these symptoms are possibily due to your tooth problem and you would benefit with a painkiller
User :   right now half of my head and sholder left side is aching
Doctor :   any chest pain?
User :   but as i said i have never had particular tooth problem
Doctor :   Ok please contact Your dentist for a painkiller.If these symptoms do not subside we will investigate other problems
User :   i wonder if it worth to see dentist or other type of doctor
Doctor :   You may see a doctor too for a physical examination since I havent examined You.
Doctor :   But There is a strong possibility that all Your symptoms will subside with a painkiller
User :   i have nose ruining problem too.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   any sneezing and cough?
User :   not really
User :   a little cough
Doctor :   How long have You haad this?
User :   since Monday but
User :   i always have nose problem in the morning
Doctor :   Do You have nose blockage as well?
User :   my nose is snuffed
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok I would suggest that You use saline drops for Your nose blockage
User :   that's why article i was reading exactly much the symptems
Doctor :   Ok what article were You reading and what does it say?
User :   nerve system courses headache and tooth ache and running nose
User :   and some time by mistake dantist remove tooth even if the tooth don't have problem
Doctor :   Its possible that a common nerve supplying your tooth and head and face is affected
User :   unfortunately the article is Japanese
User :   i can not show it too you
Doctor :   does the tooth xray show a cavity?
User :   like half hole face are aching now
User :   no
User :   it's fix
User :   long time ago
User :   maybe 6years ago
User :   and i had never had any problem since then.
Doctor :   Yes the cavity would have grown in size and reached the root of your tooth
User :   but why there was no symptom at all for years and had sudden problem?
Doctor :   It happens
Doctor :   When the cavity grows in size and goes deeper nerve gers affected causing pain
User :   but there was no cavity in the xray
Doctor :   gets
Doctor :   So do coontact Your dentist for a painkiller
Doctor :   Has the dentist suggested any procedure of the tooth root?
User :   OK
User :   they can not do root canal so i have to go to somewhere else
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he just gave me anti-biotic and
User :   removed surface or tooth so those are not touching to bottom tooth.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   So please take an antibiotic and do the root canal at a new dentist
Doctor :   Hope You have understood
User :   so can i keep taking anti-biotic?
Doctor :   yes
User :   i don't feel good after few medison
Doctor :   also get a painkiller from Your dentist
User :   ok
User :   thanks
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