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Can Prednisone Cause Tooth Loss
No: It should not effect your teeth however tamoxifen has rarely caused very serious (possibly fatal) strokes, blood clots in the lungs/legs, and cancer of the uterus. Im assuming you have cancer...What else are you doing? You can email me at zeines@aol.Com. I would strongly suggest you have your mercury fillings and root Calan teeth removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
3 Main Causes: Except for rare medical/genetic disorders, tooth loss is caused by three main things: gum disease, large cavities, & trauma. Gum disease is the most common, accounting for about 80% of lost teeth. Nearly all these conditions can be prevented with excellent oral hygiene at home & regular dental visits. Unfortunately, you can't do it yourself. You need professional help to keep your mouth healthy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Which disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, hair and tooth loss, & light & heat sensitivity?
It possibly can..: Osteoporosis can be a contributing factor. Please see below link, which states: "..Observations strongly suggest that middle-aged women may be more likely to retain their teeth if they avoid smoking and undertake a program effective in preventing progression of osteoporosis." http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/6615088. ...Read more
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