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Doctor insights on: Calcium Hydroxide

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Why do we have to apply gic over calcium hydroxide?

Why do we have to apply gic over calcium hydroxide?

Protection: Calcium hydroxide is relatively fragile and also does not bond to tooth structure well. By placing a layer of glass ionomer over it you hold the calcium hydroxide in place and prevent it from cracking and/or dislodging when you place your final restoration. ...Read more

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What is done for overexposure to calcium hydroxide?

What is done for overexposure to calcium hydroxide?

Nothing Usually: Calcium hydroxide or slaked lime is commonly used in food preparation and in sewage treatment. Side effects of acute exposure are; swallowed: chemical burns of esophagus eye exposure: blindness and burns skin exposure: burns inhalation: bronchitis, cough treatment is avoiding exposure and washing the affected area. No chronic exposure issues however. ...Read more

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Which tooth structure is calcium hydroxide placed?

Which tooth structure is calcium hydroxide placed?

Over the nerve: Calcium hydroxide is used as a base to cover an nor peeve that has been exposed by dental work (in an effort to clean out decay) or it is place in an area that is very close to the nerve without the exposure. It acts like an insulator under a filling or a temporary filling. It is hoped that the tooth will self heal and reduce the possibility of a root canal. ...Read more

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Does calcium hydroxide (in vital pulpotomy) increase the life span of the treated tooth?

Calcium hydroxide : The ideal pulpotomy treatment should leave the radicular pulp vital and healthy and completely enclosed. The calcium hydroxide was the first medication that induced dentin bridge and achieve this goal. ...Read more

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Calcium hydroxide filling instead of root canal in molar tooth, help is this bad?

Calcium hydroxide filling instead of root canal in molar tooth, help is this bad?

Helpful: Calcium hydroxide is used as an interim filling material until the final filling material is placed in the canals. Calcium hydroxide is used to kill any remaining bacteria in the canal until sealed. ...Read more

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Post Whipple so must take antacids and enzymes. guidance says avoid calcium carbonate and magnesium hydroxide antacids. Any alternatives please?

Post Whipple so must take antacids and enzymes.  guidance says avoid calcium carbonate and magnesium hydroxide antacids. Any alternatives please?

Alternatives: The problem is most antacids are from the 2 chemicals but you can use Gaviscon which is a little different and so could be used without over use. However I do not know if you can use meds or are on the H2 receptor blockers (Zantac, Pepcid, (famotidine) Axid) These can help with the heartburn as well. You can try these and see. I hope it is some help but depends on your provider. ...Read more

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Why do we need calcium?

Why do we need calcium?

Cells & bone health: Calcium is an important element for bone strength (preventing osteoporosis and hip fractures) and important for basic cell function (as an electrolyte). Consult with your doctor on how much calcium you might need. ...Read more

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Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Yes: Yes, 11.2 is a high level of calcium for a baby. http://tinyurl.com/m7jayop please talk with your pediatrician about this. ...Read more

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What is the danger of high calcium?

What is the danger of high calcium?

Multiple causes: High calcium in blood is a marker of something metabolically wrong. It can be anything from dehydration, to parathyroid disorder or some cancers. Therefore persistent hypercalcemia must be thoroughly investigated to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What is the best calcium suppliment?

What is the best calcium suppliment?

1000-2000 mg Ca: There is no evidence that one pill is better than any other. Calcium carbonate and calcium citrate are both available on the market. Dose is 1000-2000 mg elemental calcium each day in divided doses for prevention of osteoporosis. ...Read more

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How much calcium shoudl I be taking?

1200 mg daily: A good rule of thumb for adults is 1200 mg daily plus what you take in with meals. Calcium supplements usually come in 600 mg tablets and you take one twice daily. They may contain vitamin d in the amount of 400 units each as well, though you can get them without the vit. D. Pending your age, risks, medical conditions etc, you should be safe. If quesitons, ask your pcp about you in particular. ...Read more

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What is the reasons for my high calcium tests?

What is the reasons for my high calcium tests?

Several!: Too much vitamin d with large calcium doses. But a tumor(s) of your parathyroid gland is a major concern. It ccan be primary of secondary. Also, frequently overlooked, is hyperthyroidism. You need a pth, ionized calcium, 25-oh- vitamin d, and TSH obtained to check these out. Finally calcium can be elevated if your protein levels are too high. Doctors have formulae that can differentiate this! ...Read more

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What are the repercussions from having too much calcium in your body?

What are the repercussions from having too much calcium in your body?

Let me help: Nausea and vomiting, muscle weakness, and excessive drowsiness are some of the possible symptoms that may occur with an overdose of calcium. Symptoms of an overdose may occur if your dosage exceeds the tolerable upper intake level" (ul), which is 2500 mg (2.5 grams) daily. If you happen to take too much calcium, be sure to seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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Do rice have calcium?

Do rice have calcium?

Rice ; calcium: Brown rice contains some calcium -- about 50 mg/cup. Compare that to yogurt, which has 450 mg/cup -- or cooked spinach, with 240 mg/cup. Even dried figs have 300 mg/cup. http://tinyurl.com/47legy9 rice is definitely not your best source of calcium. ...Read more