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Treatment for Pericoronitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hello
User :   i m havin tooth ache
User :   guess due to wisdom teeth
Doctor :   ok.
User :   painig since last 4 days
User :   not able to open my mouth
User :   swelling
User :   wat slhd i do
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   m 23yrs old,female,xxxxx,Bangalore,xxxxx,Dependents - yes
Doctor :   Have you felt any Sensation of swelling
User :   yes
Doctor :   in the area of pain..
User :   my right side of cheek
Doctor :   are the Last molars Erupted..
User :   whr de pain is
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Last molars Erupted?
User :   sorry didnt get u
Doctor :   the Wisdom tooth has it come out of the socket.
Doctor :   like is it visible.
User :   not fully
Doctor :   ok.
User :   can feel it inside de gum
Doctor :   but you can see it..
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   then its some thing called Pericoronitis.
User :   wats tat
Doctor :   that is because of the impacted tooth the
Doctor :   Gums become infected may be due to thetooth decay also..
Doctor :   since that has not come out..
Doctor :   and then the Swellingand the inflammation..
Doctor :   will lead on to pain..
User : thr anyway to relieve this pain
Doctor :   Tooth that does not come out of the socket is called Impacted tooth,
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Yes you will need Antibiotics and that Impacted Tooth neds to be removed at teh earliest since there are chances of the recurrence of teh episode..
User :   oh no
Doctor :   Later date so Removal will be of help..
User :   wont this pain go away at all??
Doctor :   Antibiotics will be required since its infection that is Causing pain..
User :   i hav had wisdom tooth before also but never got this muc pain til now
Doctor :   ok.
User :   ok can u suggest any antibiotic?
Doctor :   The prescription medicines are given after the cause is exactly made out. Since we haven't physically examined you, it is inappropriate and unethical to prescribe you medicine which is scheduled. Hence see the doctor for the medicine that you require
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
User :   will rinsing mouth wit salt water help the pain?
Doctor :   Yes Certainly do it several times a day and do the gargle with ClorHexi Mouth wash twice daily.
User :   ok any temporary relief for de pain
User :   salt with warm water or cold water?
Doctor :   Combiflam can be taken 2 times daily.
Doctor :   after food.
Doctor :   Luke Warm water..
User :   tats a tablet?
Doctor :   Yes its The Tablet.
User :   pain killer?
Doctor :   Yes .
User :   ok thank u very much doctor
User :   appreciate ur help
Doctor :   You are welcome Bye for now.
User :   bye
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