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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Torus Palatinus

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Does Torus Palatinus have to be in the center of the hard platate?

Does Torus Palatinus have to be in the center of the hard platate?

Torusus on Palate: Brittney; Tori can be very small to extremely large. May be found near ridge (off center) to middle of hard palate. A multitude of shapes and sizes. ...Read more

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Does torus palatinus surgery hurt?

Does torus palatinus surgery hurt?

Yes it can: The tissue over the torus is very thin. On closure after removal of the bone, it tend to break down and heals in secondarily. Think of it as a large ulcer. ...Read more

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The dentist told me I have torus palatinus, and i'm just wondering if it's dangerous?

The dentist told me I have torus palatinus, and i'm just wondering if it's dangerous?

Torus Palatinus: A torus is merely a localized overgrown of bone, completely benign, and definitely not dangerous. Since it is more pronounced than adjoining tissues and covered with a thin layer of mucosa, it may be more easily abraded by food. The main concern only occurs if one needs a removable prosthetic replacement for missing teeth and even then, it can easily be resolved. ...Read more

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I've got a torus palatinus..And it has a sore on it. Should i be concerned?

I've got a torus palatinus..And it has a sore on it. Should i be concerned?

Torus trauma: The mucosa over the torus is fragile and easily injured, and it is possible for ulcers to form on the area of the tori due to repeated trauma. Most mouth ulcers don't require specific treatment, as they will usually heal on their own within 7-14 days. ...Read more

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Can a high calcium food intake be a contribute to the formation of a torus palatinus?

Can a high calcium food intake be a contribute to the formation of a torus palatinus?

Definitely, no: The aetiology of torus palatinus is probably multifactorial, including environmental factors and unclear interplay genetic factors. ...Read more

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Does torus palatinus dangerous?

Does torus palatinus dangerous?

No: There are several reasons why torus platinum occur, usually stress and excessive biting force. It is not a problem unless you ever need to have a denture made. ...Read more

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What is the after care of a torus palatinus removal ?

Gentle care: Recovery from palatal torus excision is slow due to thick dense underlying bone in the roof of your mouth and limited blood vessels supplying the area. The surgeon may place an acrylic stent as a bandage over the surgery site for the first 2 weeks.Soft diet for the first few days aid healing. Antiseptic oral rinses and/or salty water rinses during the first week are helpful. Time is most important. ...Read more

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For a year and a half. the dentist told me it is torus palatinus, and I'm just wondering if it's dangerous?

For a year and a half. the dentist told me it is torus palatinus, and I'm just wondering if it's dangerous?

Anatomy: A palatal tori is very common. It's just an extra bone. Hereditary as well. If you think it's the wrong diagnosis, this is something that can be ruled out pretty easily with a second opinion ...Read more

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What can I do to treat torus palatinus at home if that's what i have? It's a lump on the roof of my mouth, it's hard and smooth, not painful.

What can I do to treat torus palatinus at home if that's what i have? It's a lump on the roof of my mouth, it's hard and smooth, not painful.

No Home Treatment: A torus palatinus is a dense benign growth of bone, usually in the midline of the hard palate. The growith can appear in various shapes and sizes. They are indicated for removal in individuals who are going to have an upper partial or complete denture made where the bone may interfere with the appliance or in individuals where the bone may cause speech or hygiene problems. ...Read more

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I have a bump in the middle on the roof of my mouth. For thelast 4 days, i noticed it was sore and had a little red cut or sore on it. Is it serious? Could it be torus palatinus?

I have a bump in the middle on the roof of my mouth. For thelast 4 days, i noticed it was sore and had a little red cut or sore on it. Is it serious? Could it be torus palatinus?

Possibly: See your dentist for a proper diagnosis. Tori are common in 20% of the population and can be exacerbated by bruxism of minor trauma. However other conditions could contribute to your symptoms and would ne nest addressed with an examination. ...Read more

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What alternative treatments exist for orchitis?

What alternative treatments exist for orchitis?

None that I'm aware: Orchitis is either a viral or bacterial infection of the testicle. If bacterial you need antibiotics. If you are sexually active get checked for a sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more

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What are the possible alternative treatments for dystonia?

What are the possible alternative treatments for dystonia?

Dystonia: Stopping the medication that is causing the dystonia, if it is is sevesre IV Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helps. ...Read more

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Could I have success with alternative treatments for alzhiemers?

Could I have success with alternative treatments for alzhiemers?

Possibly: AD is an incurable degenerative disease of the brain. There have been some studies using medium chain triglycerides to 'feed' the brain(Axona). Recently a study supported the use of hi dose Vit E. Other supplements include Vinpocetine and phosphatidyl serine. Be careful even with supplements and 'natural' products- they maybe unsafe or have interactions with other products or medications. ...Read more

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What are alternative treatments for paralysis?

What are alternative treatments for paralysis?

Depends on cause: With paralysis from a stroke or from a spinal cord injury, the mainstays of treatment start with physical and occupational therapy. The goal is to retrain the muscles and decrease disuse atrophy and spasticity (stiffness). There is a lot of research being done on stem cell transplants and electrocortical activation of prosthetics. We anxiously await their progress. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative treatments for rabies?

Are there any alternative treatments for rabies?

No: Since there's very little standard treatment for rabies once the disease has begun, it's hard to talk about "alternative treatments." someone with rabies should be hospitalized. There have been a few cases of survival with an induced coma. The most important way to deal with rabies is to give human rabies immunoglobulin (hrig) and Rabies Vaccine after exposure, before the onset of disease. ...Read more

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Cataracts, what are some alternative treatments?

Cataracts, what are some alternative treatments?

None really: Nothing other than surgery has proven to be effective for cataracts. Surgery is so highly successfuly that there is nothing to be worried about. Alternative supplements, maneuvers and medications are of no benefit. ...Read more