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Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Pain from cavity: Pain after a cavity is filled shouldn't be severe. There might be some gum irritation for a day or two that would probably respond to over the counter ... Read More
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Dr. Dell Goodrick
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During or after?: Are you saying that the dentist didn't feel the need to provide anesthetic while having the tooth filled, or after the tooth is filled? It is not typi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: Some smaller areas of decay can be removed without local anesthesia. There are a number of dentists who are using lasers to remove decay and are able ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Rule out infection: A bronchio alveolar lavage with cultures for bacterial, parasitic and TB infection cultures may be helpful . Cavitary lesions are often associated wit ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Tooth pain: Your post did not include your age. If you are an adult, take what you would normally take for a headache and call your dentist to get the tooth\teeth ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Internet diagnosis: These types of situations require a clinical exam and x-rays along with other types of tests IN PERSON and cannot be properly or accurately diagnosed ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It maybe drying: U up or it could be a sign of sinus infection . See your dr for a possible imaging study.Take care!
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Contact doctor: I believe the cardiac surgeon (hopefully not the dentist) is the best person for you to ask about prophylactic abx.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Pain & phlegm: See your pcp for evaluation of what is causing your pain & phlegm. Might be sinus infection or dental abscess, or uri. Doc's exam will determine the a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Contact your doctor: If you haven't done so already, get in touch with your doctor.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: If a person has symptoms for 3 months or more, despite treatment, a possible diagnosis may be chronic sinusitis. Symptoms include: nasal inflammation ... Read More

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