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how dangerous is pulpitis

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lindsey Wolfer
42 years experience Dentistry
Its an inflamation: I wouldnt say "dangerous" when discussing pulpitis. Its an inflamation of the pulp, the area of the tooth where you find the nerve and blood vessels. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Pulpitis: is a non infected inflammation of the contents of the tooth and generally means the tooth is injured or a cavity has reached a depth where infection i ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rosenfeld
37 years experience Dentistry
Toothache: Nerves and blood vessels make up the dental pulp, the soft stuff that resides in the heart of a tooth (in the root canal system). Inflammation of the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Seader
43 years experience Dentistry
Inflammation : Pulpitis is the inflammation of the dental pulp of a tooth. Pulpitis will present itself with increased sensitivity to stimuli, specifically to hot ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Cellulitis is an infection in the skin. It is normally treated with oral antibiotics at first. If treated early with appropriate antibiotics, many tim ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Variable.: Sometimes it can be lethal.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Slow growing but if: Not detected early, it can be dangerous. Completely removing the tumor allows 30 - 40% of patients to survive for at least 5 years, with the possibili ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy can have many side effects. If you are receiving chemotherapy the benefit may outweight the risk. Talk to your oncologist about side effe ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Which species?: The genus Yersinia includes pestis (cause of plague), enterocolitica and pseudotuberculosis. Each can produce severe and potentially life-threatening ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is sometimes: fatal. Plasmodium falciparum can be especially dangerous.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Variable: Most of the time pancreatitis is mild & resolves with medical help. Rarely pancreatitis can be severe and cause pancreas cyst or necrosis, or even lif ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
It depends: Depends on a number of variables: what? How much? How long? And of course it is more dangerous for patients with lung disease or a strong family h ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Probably mixed up: There is malignant hyperthermia instead of hypothermia.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Aspartame: Critics of aspartame (contained in nutrasweet) indicate that it contains phenylalanine which can decrease serotonin levels. Aspartic acid reportedly ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Ecstacy: Ecstacy is mdma or methylenedioxy-n-methylamphetamine. Which is a type of amphetamine. If sold on the street it is often mixed with lsd. Amphetami ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Anoying > dangerous: As a cause of an acute diarrhea this is more of an anoyance than a threat. Infants have a risk of dehydration but in 3 decades as a pediatrician i don ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Often no symptoms: Amebiasis causes illness in 10- 20% of those infected. It can lead to loose stool, cramps & abdominal pain. Severe form (dysentery) can lead to fever ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: CMV (cytomegalovirus) infection in children and young adults with intact immune system is usually a trivial infection. However, pregnant mother becom ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes: Depends upon the cause. If it is due to injury the danger is that you will be seeing double and can have navigation and driving issues. If it is due ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Serious Disease: Tetanus is very serious disease and although many will recover with treatment others may be fatal It is a preventable disease with proper immunisation
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Prostatitis: This is inflammation of the prostate gland. It may be bacterial or due to non-infectious causes. The degree of danger it creates will depend upon the ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
No, no, maybe...: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered stool pattern, & among others accompanying nausea, bloat ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Meningitis treatment: Meningitis causes inflammation and subsequent injury to the brain. The sooner treatment is started, the less damage usually occurs. Treatment differs ... Read More

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