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why did my dentist prescribe medrol 4g dose pack for tooth extraction

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Only: The only one who knows your medical and dental histories and your physiology is your Dentist. If your Dentist was concerned he/she would not have pre ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Question cut off: but please let you dentist know. I occasionally see people with severe pain and have dental problems / have undergone dental procedures. Even if their ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Call your dentist: There should not be that much pain after a tooth extraction. You should call the dentist and let them know that you are still having a problem. Good l ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Surgery: Just had surgery. The first 48 hours can be quite uncomfortable. Perhaps there are other medications that will help, such as a different analgesic. ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica pain: is quite often treated successfully with steroid taper, most often using prednisone or methylprednisolone such as Medrol. Kenalog (triamcinolone) ca ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
20 years experience Pain Management
Medrol (methylprednisolone) D pack limits: Hello. Can't keep taking Medrol (methylprednisolone) Dose packs back to back. Oral steroids are not without risks ( diabetes, osteoporosis, weight gai ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Yu
Dr. John Yu answered
16 years experience Endodontics
Yes: After the tooth is removed. The dentist will clean out the infected tissues around the tooth. Then the blood will fill in where tooth used to be and ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Oral Surgeon: Please see an oral surgeon in your area to have the tooth evaluated and discuss treatment options.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Blood specks: Could be from your Dentist reexamining extraction site, or from early gum disease site elsewhere in y9ur mouth. If it happens again, return to your De ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
20 years experience Dentistry
Vary: Each office is different and the level of complication also affects the costs. You can always get consultations to know the prices of individual offic ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Pointy cuspids: I wouldn't be concerned about sharper than normal canine teeth. It certainly doesn't require extraction. Yes, they can be easily reshaped. Discuss thi ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
38 years experience Dentistry
Consult with dentist: Consult with your dentist and oral surgeon. If the tooth and or teeth are not impacted and in proper occlusion,it should be fine. A proper diagnosis ... Read More

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