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Cold Sensitivity In Fingers
? Thyroid. Cold sensitivity, cold toes, fingers, joint(?)aches, dry skin, brittle nails hair, sore muscles, stiff body. diangosis w/ hypothyroidism 1990 & on .125 mcg meds. Normal TSH & t4. Problems now? What
Thyroid "normal": As you obviously know all your symptoms fit into hypothyroidism. What you may not know is that the so called normal range thyroid levels is rather broad. You may very well still be hypothyroid. I would suggest seeing an endocrinologist who may be more liberal in your lab readings. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably Not: With or without insurance, you should have that checked if it doesn't go away within a week or two. Most causes of sudden sensitivity are easy and affordable to fix when caught early. If you wait for it to get worse, it will just get more involved and more costly. Even if you get insurance later, your co-pay will likely be more than just fixing it now and paying for it yourself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can I do about cold sensitivity?I'm in shape, I dress warmly, I shouldn't be so cold all the time. Are there supplements I can take or something?
How long does hot and cold sensitivity last after a filling? I had my first filling last week, and it's really been annoying how sensitive it is. Will this last as long as the filling is there or will i get used to it?
3-4 weeks: A tooth may be sensitive to temperature after the routine dental treatment (filling). Most likely the reason is extensive decay in a proximity to the nerve area. Usually, the sensitivity resolves on its own within a few weeks. Rec: see your dentist if the sensitivity does not subside within a few weeks, or if your get spontaneous toothache. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Lots of reasons: Receding gums, clenching/grinding of the teeth, sinus irritation due to allergies or colds, recent dental work, failing fillings or crowns, and numerous other reasons exist as causes of sensitive teeth. To find out, go see your dentist and learn what can be done to treat your particular problem. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Several reasons: The most common problem is the crown is not integrated into the bite and requires adjustment. The second reason is that the procedure caused trauma to the central tissues, but this should regress with time using ibuprofen. The third reason could be that the tooth, which was probably badly damaged requiring a crown could have central tissue inflammation that may not improve and could worsen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I have very painful pressure -back molars both sides upper. No hot or cold sensitivity, doesn't hurt to chew. Sinus, clenching, not sure what to do?
See your physician: Your doctor will examine you and be able to determine where the discomfort is originating. It sounds like you may be experiencing pain from sinus pressure (allergies or sinus infection) and since the maxillary sinuses are just above the teeth the pain can be referred. Be seen, the exam will help direct further evaluation and treatment plan. ...Read more
Avoid Cold: Not forever. Most of the time, cold sensitivity after extraction is from the adjacent tooth. When a tooth looses the insulation that the adjacent tooth provides, the exposed root surface and tooth surface can sometimes be sensative to cold. Usually this is temporary however if a large defect exists at the extraction site, dental intervention may be necessary. Try sensodyne toothpaste 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on Why: Ideally, you will have no sensitivity after a filling. However, there are may times when sensitivity does develop. It can be from several different things, so it's hard to say how long it will last. If it's slowly getting better, then just keep waiting to see if it eventually heals. If it doesn't improve, then more treatment will be needed. In most cases, a few weeks will take care of it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That's Unusual: If you have temp. Sensitivity around an extraction site, it's most likely the next tooth over. It's unlikely that your sensitivity is coming from the extraction area itself. Generally, this is caused by a little bit of gum recession on the neighboring tooth during the healing from the extraction. This exposes part of the next tooth's root, which can be sensitive. It's generally easy to fix. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer