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Do men suffer candiasis

Do men suffer candiasis

Yes: But rare. You can get candidiasis especially in the mouth and throat from stds, chronic illnesses like aids, cancer, or diabetes, or from certain medications, especially steroids including inhalers. ...Read more

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I have this craving to consume rotting carcasses! What's wrong with me? If I give it will I feel better?

I have this craving to consume rotting carcasses! What's wrong with me? If I give it will I feel better?

Don't do it.: Please don't give in to that urge unless you want to experience food poisoning. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are not fun. Human beings are not scavengers. If it persists, please see your primary care physician for referral to a psychiatrist after ruling out other medical illnesses. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Pneumocystis carinii?

What is the definition or description of: Pneumocystis carinii?

Pneumocystis carinii: Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) causes inflammation & fluid accumulation in lungs. It is caused by an opportunist infect with Pneumocystis jiroveci fungus. ...Read more

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My daughter got viral cardatis and now she is stable at home. But after two weeks her ejection percentage is still 27%... Is it common?

My daughter got viral cardatis and now she is stable at home. But after two weeks her ejection percentage is still 27%... Is it common?

It can be: Viral cardiomyopathy can do this. Hopefully the ejection fraction will return to normal. This condition needs close monitoring by a cardiologist, echocardiograms, medications, etc. ...Read more

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How quickly can secondary caries develop?

How quickly can secondary caries develop?

Immediately: Secondary caries can start as soon as bacteria have a food source to produce acids and therefore cause demineralization of the tooth. That is why it is important to brush and floss after every meal and after any snacks. At least rinse out thoroughly when you cannot brush or floss and avoid foods and liquids high in sugar. Many sports and energy drinks are very acidic and can also be problematic. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop caries from growing?

What can I do to stop caries from growing?

See your dentist: Once a tooth has caries or decay it will continue to grow until the tooth is fixed by a dentist. You can stop caries before they start by brushing and flossing properly. ...Read more

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Why are chinese least prone to having caries?

Why are chinese least prone to having caries?

Inaccurate statement: Latest study: "In conclusion, the prevalence of dental caries in the deciduous and permanent dentitions of 7- to 8-year-old children was high. Deep pits and fissures in high caries risk children should be sealed. Appropriate preventive measures should be instituted. The tremendous rise in the economy of China over the last decade has increased the number of children with high caries risk. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: caries?

Dental caries is: A destructive process causing decalcification of the tooth enamel and leading to continued destruction of enamel and dentin, and cavitation of the tooth. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to stop caries from growing?

Be thorough!: Brush all the surfaces of your teeth, from one 'back' tooth all the way to the other 'back' tooth; with small massaging motions twice a day. BUT at night (before bedtime) floss your teeth IMMEDIATELY after brushing (yeah it's messy) then rinse your mouth with water and go to sleep! This is how I Brush and floss! ...Read more

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What happens if you has caries who would you consult?

What happens if you has caries who would you consult?

See a dentist: Dental caries is the most prevalent chronic disease in the world. If cavities aren't treated, they can lead to severe toothache, infection and tooth loss. Although cavities can be fixed by the dentist the prevention of cavities is the best strategy for your oral health. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is chemicomechanical removal of caries?

Could you explain what is chemicomechanical removal of caries?

Maybe: In the nineties a product was widely sold to dentist for the removal of tooth decay. Using air abrasion and/or drilling only on enamel. Most people could be treated without a shot. Once the decay was exposed, it could be washed away with copious amounts of inexpensive solution. The remaining tooth structure could then be bonded and restored with a tooth colored restoration. Didn't work out. ...Read more

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What to do if I heard that caries is least prevalent in china. Do you know why?

What to do if I heard that caries is least prevalent in china. Do you know why?

Inaccurate statement: Latest study: "In conclusion, the prevalence of dental caries in the deciduous and permanent dentitions of 7- to 8-year-old children was high. Deep pits and fissures in high caries risk children should be sealed. Appropriate preventive measures should be instituted. The tremendous rise in the economy of China over the last decade has increased the number of children with high caries risk. ...Read more

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What are caries in dentistry?

What are caries in dentistry?

Decay: Caries is a word that is used to describe dental decay. ...Read more

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What are interproximal caries?

What are interproximal caries?

Cavities: Interproximal are cavities between the teeth. These are usually caused by lack of flossing. ...Read more

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Is tetracycline effective against candiasis?

Is tetracycline effective against candiasis?

Candiasis: No. Tetracycline is an antibiotic that is very useful for the treatment of acne and rosacea. It does not work against yeast infections such as candida. ...Read more

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How can you differentiate between fluorosis and caries?

How can you differentiate between fluorosis and caries?

Differentiate: Fluorosis is characterized by deep brown or black hard stains that cannot be polished away with a dental cleaning. Caries can be brown or black, is 'sticky' and is associated with a hole as the bacteria dissolve the enamel. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a caries risk assessment test?

Could you explain what is a caries risk assessment test?

Assessment of risk: It is exactly as the name states: a test to determine/assess your risk for dental caries ('tooth decay'). There are numerous factors that contribute to your risk including diet, family and social/behavioral factors. You can start the process with this link: http://mydentalscore. Com/
check it out and bring results to your dentist. ...Read more

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How do you differentiate between denatl fluorosis, caries?

How do you differentiate between denatl fluorosis, caries?

Yes: Fluorosis is characterized by stains on the teeth because of high amount of fluoride...Demineralization if the breakdown of enamel, which can also be characterized by stain/change in color.

Demineralization can lead to caries (cavities), but may arrest itself and remain a "dark" spot. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do meanwhile to slow the development of this caries/cavities down?

Slow cavities: It depends on the size of your cavities and how many you have. The first and best way is effective brushing and flossing. There is xylitol containing drops, toothpaste, and candies that can slow or halt cavities. There is also rx toothpaste with extra fluoride. If you have a lot of cavities these need to be repaired or they act as seed areas to spread the decay. ...Read more

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Can a bulimic have caries without erosion?

Can a bulimic have caries without erosion?

Yes: It depends on how long the person has been bulimic. If it has been a short time the erosion may not be evident clinically. ...Read more

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Will a catfish carcass have poison or bacteria in it?

Will a catfish carcass have poison or bacteria in it?

A.W Dr. Sturgis.: Many catfish also contain toxic venom. 'the venom of catfish is a complex composition of hemolytic, dermonecrotic, oedema-producing, and vasospastic factors and contains several amino acids, 5ht, 5-nucleotidase, and phosphodiesterase.' http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3634300/. ...Read more

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What are the dentists going to do if I have pit caries?

What are the dentists going to do if I have pit caries?

Pit Caries: Usually if they are small pits then the can be cleaned with a fissurotomy bur and sealed with pit and fissure seleants if they are larger then a filling needs to be done although a very small filling. ...Read more

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For caries involving the pulp, is it always called pulpitis?

For caries involving the pulp, is it always called pulpitis?

Yes, pulpitis: By the definition pulpitis is a term for inflammation of the tooth "pulp". Although pulpitis can be fixed by the dentist the prevention of cavities is the best strategy for your oral health. ...Read more

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What is the significance of purplish spots with pneumocystis carinii pneumonia?

What is the significance of purplish spots with pneumocystis carinii pneumonia?

Hard to say: Pneumocystis per se is not associated with purplish "spots", but since it is seen in the context of other diseases that damage the immune system it can be seen with other medical problems with purple spots. For ex one of the predisposing for pneumocystis is steroid medicine. Steroids can also cause easy bruising. In the setting of HIV a disease called kaposi's sarcoma this has purple spots, etc. ...Read more

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What actually endocrine doctor checks? Can I check my candiasis symptoms to them?

What actually endocrine doctor checks? Can I check my candiasis symptoms to them?

No: We check problems of the endocrine system. Some people do have candidiasis and need to see an expert in infectious disease. However many people are given the diagnosis of "candidiasis" by quack physicians who should (or do) know better. ...Read more

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How much would I have to pay to a dentist in america if I am not insured and have caries?

How much would I have to pay to a dentist in america if I am not insured and have caries?

Depends...: There are many university affiliated dental schools that offer low cost and free dental care to people with no insurance. You'll likely be seen by a dental student with supervision from a dentist, but it sure beats having to pull the tooth yourself. There are dentists (as well as doctors) who take cash - but their prices can be highly variable. Only way to know is to call the office and ask. ...Read more

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