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Can You Have A Tooth Extracted While You Are Taking Coumadin
Pause may be needed: Your doctor should be monitoring the level of blood thinning by measuring your inr. If your inr is above 3, a tooth extraction can lead to a great deal of bleeding. Before your procedure, your doctor may want to withhold your warfarin (coumadin) until your inr falls to a safer level, then restart immediately after the procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im taking Coumadin (warfarin) I started 3days ago my teeth fill like dentures. Hurt to chew anything. Is this a side affect?
Ext with 81mg asa: This usually poses no problem. However, we don't know your entire medical and dental history, nor can we examine you or see x-rays of your teeth. Therefore, this would have to be discussed with the dentist who will extract the tooth and may require a consult with your own physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Consultation: Your dentist will consult with your physician (the one who prescribed the daily Aspirin dose) to determine the proper course of action. These decisions need to be made when having a full medical history and an evaluation of the tooth being extracted... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it complicated to have a tooth extracted if you've had a reclast (zoledronic acid) infusion? Last infusion was 2011.
Two issues: It may or may not be complicated based upon the condition of the tooth and supporting structures. There should be no problem in regards to the medication taken years ago at this point in time. ...Read more
Extractions: Since every case is different, why not ask the dentist who plans on extracting your tooth? Simply and in general: the dentist will numb the area with a local anesthetic, and then the dentist takes the tooth out, your finished. Some cases are more difficult (as with broken down and\or impacted teeth). Then more time needed and larger fee involved. ...Read more
Is novocain dangerous for someone w/ a leaking heart valve? They need to have a tooth extracted but are worried about the shot. If someone has a history of having a leaking valve in the heart but needs there tooth pulled out due to an infection and cavity
"Novacaine" : "novacaine" is no longer used in dentistry. There are other anesthetics that are available. After your complete medical history is reviewed, it will be evaluated and a proper way to procede will be formulated. Make sure you bring your medical history from your cardiologist so your dentist can review it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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