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Does a space maintainer cause pain?

Does a space maintainer cause pain?

Should not: A space maintainer should be passive meaning it should not be moving teeth. ...Read more

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What can I do for bunion pain management, surgery not an option. I ice before and after dance., spacers cause more pain. Pain worst when squatting. ?

What can I do for bunion pain management, surgery not an option.  I ice before and after dance., spacers cause more pain.  Pain worst when squatting. ?

Feel like Dancing ?: The key word in your question is dance. Dancing and bunion deformities just do not seem to go together without problems. You can certainly try the usual modalities that may offer some temporary relief at best. These include, but are not limited to, ice, ice/heat, NSAIDS(Motrin), topical gels(Zostrix) or even changing shoes. There has been some promising improvement of symptoms with Prolotherapy. ...Read more

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Can steroid asthma inhaler still cause oral thrush when using a spacer?

Can steroid asthma inhaler still cause oral thrush when using a spacer?

Yes: Although a spacer may reduce the deposition of steroid on the throat, it does not eliminate it thus leading to thrush. Try gargling with water or a mouthwash after each use to see if this helps. ...Read more

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Can aerospan cause bacterial infection if I have a spacer? Also what diff between aerospan & dulera (formoterol and mometasone)?

Can aerospan cause bacterial infection if I have a spacer? Also what diff between aerospan & dulera (formoterol and mometasone)?

No: If any infection it would fungal, to avoid that either with a spacer or without, drink water or gargle after adminstring the medicine, the difference between aerospan ( flunisolide); an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) and dulera (formoterol and mometasone) (mometasone/formetrol) is that the latter is a combo medicine, containing an ICS and LABA ( Long Acting Beta Agonist)1; ...Read more

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Could a c reactive protein level of 28 be caused my hip spacer that was put in after hip implant wso removed due to infection?

Could a c reactive protein level of 28 be caused my hip spacer that was put in after hip implant wso removed due to infection?

Infection: Any foreign material can potentially cause inflammation in your body with resultant elevation of c reactive protein, however, before we blame that on the elevation, given your mention of previous infection, i would still rule this out as the cause of the elevation. If it has not been fully treated, it is imperative to control it until further assumptions are made. ...Read more

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Is it weird that my spacers don't hurt?

Is it weird that my spacers don't hurt?

Count your blessings: I am glad for you. Spacers are often uncomfortable until your mouth adjusts. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: spacer?

Dental definition: A spacer in dentistry can be any orthodontic device to hold space formed by early loss of a baby tooth so that permanent tooth has a place to come in. They are usually removed when the permanent tooth appears. ...Read more

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Can orthodontic spacers hurt?

Can orthodontic spacers hurt?

It depends: Everyone has a different threshold of sensitivity. Where one patient might regard spaces as a mild irritant, another might regard them as painful. For most patients, their placement is regarded as a temporary annoyance, as if there was chicken or a piece of meat caught between the teeth. ...Read more

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