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Can Prednisone Delay Healing Of Oral Surgery
Can 10 mg prednisone/day for a week delay healing from surgery? Prednisone is for unrelated condition.
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
I am on RA treatment for 12 y. Just had dental surgery. Should i continue arava, (leflunomide) prednisone, chloroquine along with prescribed antibiotics? Thanks
Yes: You should continue the meds.Get a more detailed answer ›
Went for oral surgery about 6 days ago on february 14th, i had 2 teeth extracted, #29 & #30. It seems to be healing well, but my concern is when the infection will go away. The infection in both teeth were pretty bad, and i had a abscess for over 6 years,
Soon: The surgeon cleaned out the socket after the extraction. You may or may not have been placed on antibiotics , depending on the judgement of the doctor. Your body has a wonderful capacity to heal itself once the source of the infection is removed (the tooth). ...Read more
My tongue has yellow coating, I had oral surgery on my gum/lip on Tues . Eating mainly chicken broth. i seems to be healing nice but lots of PND?
Prednisone 5 years.Aiha;splenectomy recommended/rituxan did not work/worried about susceptibility to infection/wound healing if surgery/suggestions?
Does prednisone prevent the body from healing after surgery?
If so how long after the medication before I can have surgery?
Interesting: prednisone can delay wound healing and can lower resistance to infection. i would wait a few weeks before having cosmetic surgery which implants a breast prosthesis. some docs rinse out the spce that the implant is going into using prednisone and antibiotics in the hopes of reducing scarring and infection, but it is not proven to be of value. ...Read more
Seven months after cataract surgery on my right eye, I developed CME. I have been using Prednisone and Bromday twice a day. I also had a Kenalog injection a week ago, although colors are more vivid in one eye. Treatment of Cystoid Macula Edema?
No, but: Oral contraception has not been shown to delay healing of extraction sites however there is an observed increased chance of alveolar osteitis (dry socket) with women using oral contraceptives. Also of significance is that antibiotics prescribed after oral surgery have been shown to inactivate birth control pills so alterative birth control should be used when takeing antibiotics. ...Read more
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Maybe: It depends on how bad your allergies are and the type of anesthesia that is going to be given to you. If you have severe symptoms and are going to be sedated blockage of your airway may present a reason to delay your surgery. If only local anesthesia is to be given it shouldn't be a problem except if you allergies are real bad you will feel worse after having oral surgery. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
No : Extracting wisdome teeth is like any other dental procedure performed or done under anesthesia . Oral surgeons are trained for the procedure and they are very efficient at it . The dr usually inform you if there any concern , i.E the approximate postion of the tooth to the nerve or other factors. ...Read more
After Surgery: it is very important to follow your surgeon instructions carefully. Regardless the period, it will help to prevent unnecessary pain and the complications of infection and swelling. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a black eye after oral surgery what can I do for the black eye? It's swollen and bothersome
Is it safe to get dermal, dimple piercings today with 18 rotten teeth? I'll undergo oral surgery in a few months
Not smart: Teeth are infected. Doing surgery (piercings) in the same area where you have active infections is not wise. Besides, piercings can do permanent skin damage. If extensive extractions are planned there may be change in facial drape support, and that may compromise position and angulations of fixtures. ...Read more
I had oral surgery to remove # 14 top left tooth at 8am. Mytop side and nose are still completely numb 12 hrs later. Isthis bad?
No, not bad: Within normal limits. Some local anesthetics have a longer half-life, and also a higher concentration of vasoconstrictor within the formulation can also prolong the anesthetic's presence. Now tomorrow if you wake up just as numb then you should call the office to let them know. ...Read more
I had oral surgery yesterday. I had a failed root canal. My cheek is swollen. What can I do for the swelling that is a natural way.
Swelling reduction : Swelling is to be expected. It's unfortunate, but not uncommon. Application of ice ( 15 minutes on, 15 minutes off ) for 72 hours is a reasonable way to treat the symptom. After 24 hours, NSAID is ideal. ...Read more
I am undergoing oral surgery for wisdom tooth and I will be put on IV sedation.I have high B.P and I take Cilnidipine 5mg both A.M and P.M.I want to know if I can take medicine before surgery and my B.P will not be affected by IV&medication together?
Discuss w/ surgeon: Your surgeon needs to know your full medical history including meds. They will be administering your sedation and therefore they will give you directions as to how and when to take your daily meds. All the best... ...Read more
Soft diet: A soft diet following oral surgery is best. Sometimes a liquid diet can be maintained for a few days following the surgery. You don't want to eat something that will injure the surgical area, so avoid hard things like pretzels and the like. Usually you only need to maintain such a diet for about 5 to 7 days. Always follow the surgeon's instructions. ...Read more
Anything: You can eat whatever you want. However, i would caution you to avoid chips and nuts for the first 2 days. Avoid using a straw for 24 hours to help prevent the clot from being lost. ...Read more
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