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Exactly Ameloblastoma Unicystic
Hi my name Traci, I have had Ameloblastoma twice and this second time it's not going so well for me. My face constantly stay swelling and the pain is ?
I am sorry: for your troubles...I myself suffer from osteonecrosis of the jaw and I completely understand how upsetting chronic recurring mouth/dental issues are! HOWEVER stick to your EXPERTS (Oral Surgery/Oral Oncologists) and make sure you are being seen BY THE BEST ( Your PCP or Oral Care Provider is the best source for info) Good Luck and BE WELL Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Do i need to find an oral surgeon who specializes in ameloblastoma surgery? I was just diagnosed with ameloblastoma last month, an the oral surgeon i was referred to does not list ameloblastoma surgery as a specialty. This seems like it could be a life-al
In 2009,"probable odontoma" found on xray.Ref to OS,he also thinks odontoma.Upper jaw, small, stays same.Could it be ameloblastoma?I read about it....
Not an ameloblastoma: Hi JessiChanc76, The only way to positively confirm diagnosis is to have the lesion removed and biopsied with a pathologist. It is most likely NOT an ameloblastoma due to the small and unchanging presentation. Ameloblastomas are very aggressive benign tumors. ...Read more
Crash diet: A crash diet is not a scientific term. It is generally used to denote a diet that is employed to give rapid weight loss for some specifi goal e.g. Losing weight for an upcoming social function. Crash diets are usually unhealthy diets and are usually unwise to participate in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adaptive or not: There are many answers to this, but one way of answering this very broad question is the idea of how adaptive a person's behavior is (or isn't) to social situations, i.e., the context in which the behavior is exhibited. For instance, jumping up and down and yelling during, say, a Catholic mass might be considered maladaptive/ inappropriate, in that context. However, not at all at a sporting event. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reye's syndrome: in children, which comes from giving aspirin to a child during a viral infection. Unfortunately, most over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic medications have not been specifically approved for children and frequently carry warnings against using these drugs in children under 16 years of age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mobius syndrome: Congenital paralysis of 6th & 7th cranial nerves resulting in facial weakness & abnormal ocular abduction. Most cases are diagnosed during infancy.The disease is not progressive but no specific treatment. High incidence of associated congenital deformities. Symptoms may include lack of facial expression,inability to smile. Feeding,swallowing & chocking problems. Keeping head back to swallow etc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lining changes: Barrett's esophagus is a change in the appearance of the lining of the esophagus. It changes to a lining that one would typically find in the intestine, and not the esophagus. This is generally caused by chronic acid damage of the esophagus lining. Left unchecked, a small percentage will progress to cancer over years. It can be treated with medicine and/or surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer