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How effective are fluoride injections (Aquafresh) for treating a cavity?

How effective are fluoride injections (Aquafresh) for treating a cavity?

Bunk: To treat decay the infected tooth material must be physically removed. Period. If the procedure you're inquiring about was effective, Dentists would have adopted it long ago. ...Read more

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What is the best toothpaste for a 5 and 6 year old to use? Especially when I just found out they were eating aquafresh behind my back?

What is the best toothpaste for a 5 and 6 year old to use? Especially when I just found out they were eating aquafresh behind my back?

ADA seal: Toothpaste with ADA seal. Any product with ADA SEAL is to prove safety and effectiveness of any oral product. To protect kids from fluoride-related problems, parents should treat toothpaste like any other harmful chemical, medication and keep it locked up when not in use and supervise when in use. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Why would I be so extremely sensitive to the side effects of my psychriatic medication?

Psyh Meds: Everyone is different and it is not uncommon that people have to try various pych meds and doses before they get the right one. Work with your doctor and don't hesitate to tell her or him whatever side effects you may be having. My best. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as being too sensitive too medications?

Semantics: Certainly some people are very sensitive to medications as others are not. A good relationship with your provider should hopefully be able to get the proper dosing and medication that best suits each patients individual condition or scenario. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken when I'm sensitive to morphine & codeine?

What pain medication can be taken when I'm sensitive to morphine & codeine?

Others: I would consider tramadol and nucynta (tapentadol). Morphine commonly will have side effects but other opioids may not give the same adverse effects. It depends on the sensitivity but others could be tried. Discuss this with your doc. ...Read more

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Do certain medications cause a sensitive gag reflex?

Do certain medications cause a sensitive gag reflex?

Possibly: Generally most medications do not effect the gag reflex per se. However, side effect of nausea or perhaps congestion may mimic symptoms that could be interpreted as a "sensitive gag reflex ". ...Read more

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When the warning label on my medication I take says it will make me sun sensative what exactly does that mean? Does it mean im more prone 2 sunburns?

When the warning label on my medication I take says it will make me sun sensative what exactly does that mean? Does it mean im more prone 2 sunburns?

Yes: Many medications make you sun sensitive. This means you are more susceptible to sun burn and even other changes due to UV exposure. Tetracycline for instance can give you dark fingernails when exposed to sun. It is best to avoid unnecessary exposure while on the medication and use a good broad spectrum block with either zinc or titanium in the mixture. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for sensitive teeth?

What is the best medication for sensitive teeth?

A telephone: Call your Dentist for an examination. At 20 you shouldn't have sensitive teeth. Have your Dentist determine the cause (gum recession, cavities, fractures or abfractures, pernicious habits like grinding/clenching, malocclusion, damage from eating disorder, damage from drug use, systemic disease, neurological impairment, etc.) Once cause is determined, proper treatment can be administered. ...Read more

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Medication sensitive an cant take hormones, severe balance trouble ect. Durin post menapause. Is physche ward appropriate?

Medication sensitive an cant take hormones, severe balance trouble ect. Durin post menapause. Is physche ward appropriate?

Criteria for admiss-: Ion to a mental heath facility are a person's exhibiting behavior that harms herself or others; so, no. Recent-onset coordination & balance problems require physical & neurological exams by your primary care, who may refer you to a neurologist. You also need to see an endocrinologist, who will check for osteoporosis & other post-menopausal health issues, then discuss options for treatment. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm facing a problem of sensitive penis tip. Even a little amount of stimulation makes me orgasm. Medication?

What do you suggest if I'm facing a problem of sensitive penis tip. Even a little amount of stimulation makes me orgasm. Medication?

See urologist...: Watch, collect, and record the feature and degree of symptoms with their detailed sequence of events, and bring them to see urologist who usually can offer reasonable help for after history, physicals, and possible needed tests. For the time being, light application of topical local anesthetics may help ease that sensitivity.

Besides, practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence... ...Read more

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I Suffer From Panic Disorder. Is Their Other Fast Acting Alternatives Besides Benzos? I Need Help And I'm Very Sensitive To Medication.

I Suffer From Panic Disorder. Is Their Other Fast Acting Alternatives Besides Benzos? I Need Help And I'm Very Sensitive To Medication.

Panic attack: Hi, the best way is to see a psychiatrist and discuss your options including medical & CBT (cognitive behavioral treatment). You might need adjustment of your Zoloft (sertraline) to decrease the frequency of the panic attack. ...Read more

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Can salt water baths help a woman's pH balance? I am very sensitive so medications always throw my levels off after I am done taking them.

Can salt water baths help a woman's pH balance? I am very sensitive so medications always throw my levels off after I am done taking them.

Maybe.: Epsom salt baths can help lots of problems - muscle aches and pains and some wounds. I'm assuming you're speaking of your vaginal ph balance? If so, ingesting healthy bacterial flora such as acidophilus and bifidophilus, and active yogurt cultures would be most helpful to replenish your normal vaginal ph. Good luck! ...Read more

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My head has been hurting for three days straight and this happens often. I'm sensitive to light and nauseated. I'm not responding to medication?

My head has been hurting for three days straight and this happens often. I'm sensitive to light and nauseated. I'm not responding to medication?

R/O LIPOMA: If the lump is on the foot and movable it is less worisome and may be a lipoma. You need a Ultrasound is needed to evaluate for /CYST/LIPOMA/less likely clot Please seek prompt evaluation for this issue if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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Highly sensitive to medications. Began trazodone early march. Having more headaches it seems. Scheduled to have botox for headaches in april. Pointless?

Highly sensitive to medications. Began trazodone early march. Having more headaches it seems. Scheduled to have botox for headaches in april. Pointless?

Not necessarily: The Botox works differently than taking a tetracyclic or tricyclic antidepressant. Talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Hi I'm very sensitive to medication, I quickly become hypo. I have had a bad reaction to Citalopram and now put on Sertraline, will the same happen?

Hi I'm very sensitive to medication, I quickly become hypo. I have had a bad reaction to Citalopram and now put on Sertraline, will the same happen?

Possibly: Sertraline and citalopram are in the same class of medications and have the same potential side effects. However, some people tolerate one much better than another. So, you may tolerate Sertraline better. It is important to stay in contact with your provider and let them know of any side effects that you experience, particularly if you have any hypomania or worsening depression. ...Read more

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I need a medication name for few or mild acne like a cream or something by the way my skin is sensitive and oily..

I need a medication name for few or mild acne like a cream or something by the way my skin is sensitive and oily..

Meds for mild acne: A good place to start with mild acne is to use a benzoyl peroxide wash, the lowest strength available over the counter. If a person has sensitive skin, the wash should be used only twice a week initially and gradually increased to every day. Benzoyl peroxide helps treat the acne and decrease facial oiliness. ...Read more

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Is there any way to increase sexual simulation? I have sex but never orgasm. Is there medication to make me more sensitive?

Is there any way to increase sexual simulation? I have sex but never orgasm. Is there medication to make me more sensitive?

Female Sexuality: It is not unusual for a female to complain of not getting to orgasm with intercourse. Many women have to get to a point where they take responsibility for their own orgasm by manipulating the clitoris during sex or teaching their partners to do the same. I like two books: "our bodies our selves" a mantra for female sexuality and "the joy of sex" as a guide to teach about common sexual activities. ...Read more

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I have always been extremely sensitive down there but 3 weeks ago I found out I had genital herpes. I was put on medication and all the sores have hea?

I have always been extremely sensitive down there but 3 weeks ago I found out I had genital herpes. I was put on medication and all the sores have hea?

Herpes: I am not sure what you are asking. Can you reread your question and clarify.

But, here is the latest on genital herpes. 90% of people infected with this virus do not have outbreaks and often do not know they are infected and contagious. If you have a recurrent outbreak soon after the treated outbreak heals you may need to be on medication daily. You and your partners need the blood test! ...Read more

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What's the best acne medication for someone with really sensitive skin?

What's the best acne medication for someone with really sensitive skin?

Topical: Talk with your physician; one option for folks like you is simple topical clindamycin. The oral contracepetive pill often stops acne in women who can take it and want it. Systemic antibiotics may be right for you if a topical antibiotic fails. Good luck. ...Read more

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For how long should I abstain from taking photo-sensitive medication AFTER a laser hair removal session?

For how long should I abstain from taking photo-sensitive medication AFTER a laser hair removal session?

Should be to resume: After your hair removal treatment it should be fine to resume. However, if your next treatment is in a few weeks you may have to stop the medications again prior to the treatment. ...Read more

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I've always gotten a small rash on the top of my hands from Keflex. Is that ok? I'm very sensitive to medications.

I've always gotten a small rash on the top of my hands from Keflex. Is that ok? I'm very sensitive to medications.

? Allergy: Could be a sign of allergy. You may want to stop the medicine and ask your doctor. Continuing a medicine you are allergic to could lead to a more severe reaction which could be life threatening. Good luck ...Read more

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My son has a random rash, red & bumpy, under each armpit. It's sensitive. What topical medication can I put on it to relieve his discomfort?

My son has a random rash, red & bumpy, under each armpit. It's sensitive. What topical medication can I put on it to relieve his discomfort?

Seek medical care: Without seeing the rash and having more details, I cannot advise you. The rash may be an allergic reaction, bacterial, viral, fungal, heat related, etc. Certain treatments may make it worse or mask the symptoms. Please see a medical provider. ...Read more

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Dr. Wants to add 37.5 mg of Effexor (venlafaxine) to my Prozac 10 mg. Afraid of seratonin syndrome. Can this happen. I'm very sensitive to medications.

Dr. Wants to add 37.5 mg of Effexor (venlafaxine) to my Prozac 10 mg. Afraid of seratonin syndrome. Can this happen. I'm very sensitive to medications.

Talk to your DR: I would tell your Psychiatrist of your concerns being so medication sensitive. I've only encountered 1 patient in 23 years who had this. Although I'm a psychologist I monitor my patients closely for mood and side effects (a large percentage are on Meds) and can provide feedback and consultation w their PCP or psychiatrist. I think you need to discuss this with your Dr and maybe proceed slowly. ...Read more

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About blood thinning medication--is dose reduced if I am very sensitive to baby aspirin even?

About blood thinning medication--is dose reduced if I am very sensitive to baby aspirin even?

Testing required: All blood thinning agents must be monitored as everyone may react differently to the different medications.
Even after a proper level is reached regular lab tests are required to monitor them.
Think of diabetics who must constantly monitor their Insulin levels may help you understand the reason for testing. ...Read more