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Does undergoing molar tooth extraction during jaundice create any complication ?

i am 60yrs old having deep jaundice & want to undergo molar tooth extraction.what complications may develop after the extraction procedure? Bilirubin level 3.6mg/dl
Fri, 1 Jun 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
hello snehal

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never take risk extraction during jaundice it is an relative contraindication. all drugs, anesthesia given should be metabolised through liver which is at present at bad condition, so it is better not to extract. let the infection subside then carry on with dental procedures..

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VIRUKSHAA DENTAL CARE, coimbatore
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Dear Snehal,thanks for query.Ideally during any active viral infection you should avoid any procedure.Please speak to your physician before going for this.bye.
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
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it is always advisable to get treatment for jaundice first and once the condition is treated go for tooth extraction
deep jaundice are usually associated with clotting factors deficiencies and may cause bleeding disorder during any surgical procedure
if it is emergency adequate steps to be taken to control the problem before any surgical procedure
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