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Connect between gaps:
Structure spanning and providing passage over a gap or barrier, such as a river or roadway.
Something resembling or analogous to this structure in form or function: a land bridge between the continents; a bridge of understanding between two countries.
The upper bony ridge of the human nose.
The part of a pair of eyeglasses that rests against this ridge. ...Read more
Bridge Pain: If you have had a recent restoration such as a filling, bridge or crown there should be no pain. Some sensitivity for a day or two to cold is possible. If you have pain it may be due to a "high spot" in your bite. This can be adjusted by your dentist with a simple check with carbon paper and does not require anesthetic. If the pain does not subside then other treatment may be necessary. ...Read more
Wow: How is that bridge is 32 years old and you are only 28? ...Read more
What is the the successive test need to be carried out to determine the extent of myocardical bridge?
Thank You Dr Wiki:: "Surgery for myocardial bridge may include myotomy, coronary artery bypass surgery, or both. Procedure selection is based on the size of the underlying artery during diastole, the presence of concomitant proximal coronary artery disease, and the presence of anatomic factors that would increase the risk of myotomy... the treatment of choice is myotomy but bypass surgery can be added..." voila! ...Read more
Would you use temporary cement instead of permanent on a 4 units new bridge for long time. Any cons or pros. When you use temp cement for extended time
Yes: Sometimes I use temp cement if I anticipate doing anything under the bridge irm does fine. ...Read more
Neti pots can be: Very helpful to reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ teaspoon salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head and pour solution into 1nostril. Blow nose lightly and spit out any liquid that drains into your throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in the morning. You can watch a video online for more info. ...Read more
Breathing problems: If you break your nose multiple times without having it realigned, you could end up with breathing obstructions from a more narrowed nasal airway. If you have had a deviation of the bones or cartilage, it's recommended to get it reset. If the break never moved the bone or cartilage, you may have no consequences at all. After a broken nose heals completely, it's usually just as strong as before. ...Read more
Hope not, but maybe: Melanoma is a serious form of skin cancer killing many every year, however if caught early it is entirely curable. Sunburn increases & sunscreens (probably) reduce risk. Melanoma can occur anywhere on your skin, even on your foot; it does not need to arise from an existing mole. Given high cure rates if found early, your doctor should look at any suspicious lesion (and if doubt -> dermatologist!). ...Read more
Depends: The type of treatment rendered for athelete's foot (foot fungus) depends on the severity and the type of foot fungus it is. There are several types ranging from topical to oral medication. One important thing to remember is no matter what medication is used, it is important to address the environment that the foot is in and avoid re-infection. Don't forget to disinfect socks as well as shoes! ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Cause of pain may include tight shoes, sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. Thing that may help minimize your pain include: wearing shoes with a wider toe box, padding or stapping, oral nsaids. Get the feet inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. ...Read more
Maybe: Rosacea can cause changes on the nose. These include flushing, persistent redness, spider veins, bumps and pimples. It can also cause rhinophyma, sometimes referred to as wc fields nose, characterized by skin thickening and enlargement of the nose. See a dermatologist to help determine if the changes you're observing are due to rosacea or some other cause. ...Read more
Many causes: Polyps are usually inflammatory from myriad causes including allergy or other inflammatory conditions. Nasal polyps can definitely affect quality of life. Chronic sinusitis from polyps not only affect breathing but also may result in sleep disturbance, fatigue, and poor sense of smell. Polyps are definitely treatable so please see an ENT. ...Read more
Nosebleeds: Nosebleeds can be caused by dryness and crusting, foreign bodies, tumors, septal deviations, infections and a number of other causes. Asa or nasaids make it harder to stop. You can try Bacitracin ointment but if it persists or is severe see an ENT doc for answers, . ...Read more