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Dr. TED FEDER

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Northridge, CA
41 years experience

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Northridge Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Northridge, CA

Address

9066 Tampa Avenue, Northridge, CA
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Languages spoken

English

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136 Answers
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Depends: How Severe?: Minor Epinephrine intravascularly can cause symptoms such as racing heart, palpitations, anxiety feeling which should only require supportive help unt... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Are You Sure?: Pain, red, swollen eyelids, change in vision. Thrush of the eye (fungus/yeast infection) could be very serious if scarring occurs. Don't fool around... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Possibly: If you have been missing all your teeth for a long time, your soft tissue (cheeks and lips) may have "sunken in" and creased or wrinkled. Filling out... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Decalcification: Nutrition, excess Fluoride intake, and heredity can cause white spots on your teeth. If left alone, these spots of decalcificaton and lead to deterior... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Others: Other things to consider first, but definitely see your treating physician for an answer. The green drainage can be cultured and tested to see exactl... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Tincture of Benzoin: Assuming you are not allergic to tincture of benzoin, it can be applied with a q-tip.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Normal Flora: Hpv is normally found in the mouth, kept in balance with bacteria, fungi/yeast, and your immune system. If there is an inbalance or change in your im... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Soon: After the local anesthesia wears off i recommend non-diet sodas: the carbonation settles the stomach, and the sugar gives you some energy. No straws... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Absolutely: Periodontal disease causes breakdown of the gum and bone tissue which can spread to adjacent teeth.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Many Possibliities: Any physical ailments or conditions? Are you overweight? Do you eat properly? Exercise? Depressed?
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Orthognathic Surgery: At 31 years old, if orthodontic treatment alone will not be sufficient, jaw surgery is the answer! either one or both of the jaws (upper/lower) are s... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Debris in Sockets or: The socket in your jawbone can collect debris until it heals and fills in with bone covered by gum tissue. In the meantime, your oral surgeon should ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Average 4 days: Recovery from any surgery depends on many factors, from patient age and health, to the difficulty of the surgery. Were the teeth erupted or deeply im... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Lysine?: Cures are difficult. Palliative treatment (less pain while healing) include otc's like zylactin, herpecin. If cold sores are frequent and debilitati... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
How long ago?: How much time since the filling, and how long have you been on antibiotics? Your dentist should definitely be following you and deciding if further t... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Depends: Fluids and calories are important for healing. At least wait until the local anesthesia wears off. Then, if the extractions were just on one side of... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Not Always: Hopefully your physcian should know all the medicines you are taking. Ask them and/or your pharmacist. If not, sites like www.Pdr.Net can give you ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Best: Stay Healthy: If it is a viral/herpes type ulcer, it will just take time to go away. Staying healthy so you can heal quickly will help. In the mean time, paliativ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Rule out MI: You need to go to a physician for a chest pain workup. Rule out the most serious possibilities, like coronary artery occlusion and work your way down... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Arthritis: If you are talking about your jaw joint (tmj), arthritis or degenerative joint disease is a common diagnosis. It can be initially treated with anti-in... Read More
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Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Eczema: Could be eczema or psoriasis that can be helped with medicated creams.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Sure? Blood Blister: If you are sure it's a blood blister: thinning of a blood vessel wall could cause "ballooning" when the pressure goes up, then collapse when the pres... Read More
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Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Dry: Dry, but antiseptic and/or vitamin E oil can be applied.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Pressure Is Better: First wipe away any clot over the gum surface. Then place a moistened teabag on the bleeding site and close together for 30 minutes without letting u... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
No Sticky Foods: No sticky foods like taffy, jujubes, abba zabba that could stick to the crown and it's opposing tooth and pull the new crown off. The crown cement ne... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Don't loose it!: Take it back to your dentist to have it re-temporary cemented. If this is not possible, most drug stores have a temporary dental cement you can use. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Surgery: Last Resort: Surgery should only be used as a last resort TMJ treatment, except for possibly in acute trauma. Oral orthotics (night/bite guards), adjusted diet, c... Read More
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Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
NO: Options: 1)extract baby tooth and erupt canine using conventional orthodontics. 2) leave all as is if canine isn't/won't cause any problems. 3) extr... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Bad for Mouth: Drugs, especially methamphetamine cause "meth-mouth" with rotted, decayed, fractured teeth. Either the drugs dry the mouth, or cause grinding, also ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
If Successful: If the root canal procedure has successfully removed the problem pulp tissue and sealed the tooth's canals, your body's immune system shoud be able to... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Sinus Infection?: Sinus infection or just blockage of the normal sinus drainage opening. Steam your sinuses and take decongestants. You could have a sinus infection. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Depends: Is there enough room for the wisdom tooth to erupt and is it oriented correctly? Sometimes if the tooth is angled or impacted, extraction is the best... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Depends: Often the best way to get rid of wisdom tooth pain is to remove the wisdom tooth. If the tooth has enough room and is just starting to erupt (teethin... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Stress Bad Bite: Stress during your day can cause you to clench and grind your teeth. Also a bad bite, or a bite that is off can cause you to try and equilibrate your... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Early Stages: Before pain develops, understanding tmd helps. Do you grind at night? Prior trauma? Bad bite? Take care of the causes first. Parafunctional habit... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Local Clinic?: Ultimately, you will need to see a dentist. Is there a dental school in your area? Check and see if your area has a free clinic. Maybe barter with ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Depends: Depends on the wisdom tooth's position and if its path of withdrawl is blocked. Basically, any tooth is removed by separating the root from the surro... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Yes and No: Anxiety doesn't usually cause the throat tissue to actually swell, but by neurologic pathways the throat muscles can tense up. This causes the feelin... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Unhealthy Tissue: Bed sores or pressure ulcers are tissue lesions caused by poor circulation and pressure to the tissues.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Many Possibilities: Much more information needs to be known. Is this a new problem? Is it all the time? Bottom line, you need to rule out anything serious by seeing an... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
PH (acidity) : Your ph or acid/base balance changes around your period. Just before your period your ph goes up (more basic, less acidic) causing a candida increa... Read More
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A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
If you can't swallow: A thyroglossal duct cyst occurs in the neck/throat area, center. If the cyst gets large enough, it can cause difficulty swallowing as well as breathi... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Dry?: Could be dry and sticking?
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Hormone imbalance: Hormones such as testosterone can stimulate hair growth.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Usually PostNasalDrp: Usually post nasal drip. Your sinuses (allergies, infection, hyperactive) drain mucus down the back of your throat causing irritation to the throat.... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Rarely: Better prognosis if you are sure it was swallowed (stomach) and not aspirated (lungs). Remotely possible that the eraser could "get stuck" along the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Yes: It is ok to drink a lot of water, but it won't "balance it (sodium) out".
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Yes but not for long: Amnesia is often an intentional effect desired by an anesthesiologist for a more pleasant patient experience. With shorter acting medicines, and quic... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
Why Switch?: Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid (augmentin) is a very broad spectrum anitbiotic, meaning it kilsl a lot of different bacteria. Is it not working? Then a... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
41 years experience
SP Therapy: Yes: Speech pathology will not aid dysphagia, but treating a speech pathology problem can help treat dysphagia. Depending on the cause of the dysphagia, s... Read More
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Mar 18, 2015
Great oral surgeon.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. FEDER is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. FEDER is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have had it long as I can remember. Never smoked or tried it. It comes randomly.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I steamed my sinuses and I can breathe again. Thank you.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I was pretty scared to use it.. I feel much better now.. Thank you!

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