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Extraction Of Cantharidin From Blister Beetle
Hi I had upper moler extracted a week ago and have noticed a red spot. Blister type of thing at the side of the extraction site?
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Had wisdom teeth extracted and now I have blister-like things around the extraction site. The gum is raw and hurts
Cancer sore: You may have what is called an aphthous ulcer or canker sore. This is small sore that appear on the inside of the mouth, the cheeks, the inside of the lips, the tongue and anywhere on the gum. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. ...Read more
Why after 3 weeks am I still have sharp pain, swelling, and blisters forming in my mouth and jaw from wisdom tooth extraction?
See dentist: Could be root piece remaining or just the sharp bony spicule. Your dentist can take xray and eval and treat the same.. ...Read more
Yes, carefully.: Blisters don't usually hurt, but ripping the skin off of them really hurts. Therefore, you can sterilize a seeing needle to prick the edge and drain the fluid, but leave the roof of the blister in tact. ...Read more
I was bitten by a blister beetle several days ago. How do I treat it? I have a clear blister that itches and is a little painful.
Tincture of time.: Show to your Dr and follow advice. They know blister beetle problems in Texas. ...Read more
If I drain the pus out of a blister beetle bite and it gets on another part of ny skin will it create another blister?
Possibly: Yes this is a possibility. You should however not be touching these injuries. See your doctor also what are you doing around all these beetles? B ...Read more
Hello doc, I came in contact with blister beetles a week ago and does this skin lesion cause permanent scarring on my face?
Blister Beetle: Blister beetles contain a toxin called cantharidin or cantharide in their body fluids. Cantharidin causes severe irritation and blistering of the skin without causing any residual scarring. There are no reported cases of human deaths caused by blister beetle bites. If you do not take care of the wound or there is infection there can be scarring. ...Read more
Cantharidin: Your doctor "paints" cantharidin on your wart and covers it with a bandage. This is generally painless. The cantharidin causes the skin under the wart to blister, lifting the wart off the skin. When the blister dries, the wart comes off with the blistered skin. You may feel some pain when the skin blisters. When you see your doctor again, he or she will remove the dead skin and may retreat. ...Read more
Stubborn wart on my little toe treated today by my determatologist by freezing and applied cantharidin. But in so much pain can't walk! What to do?
Go home: Go home, remove your shoes and socks, elevate your leg on pillows, take analgesics. The pain will subside if you can avoid further aggravation. Good luck. ...Read more
Bottom R molar to be extracted, temporary bridge to be placed immediately. OK to place over extraction site before area healed?
Yes: Bet follow all oral hygiene recommendations to the letter. And remember a temporary restoration is just that. Follow your dentist's restoration timetable...don't put treatment off. ...Read more
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Only to dentist can evaluate the extraction and tell you how much it would be perform. ...Read more
Dentist should check: Often times the healing tissue has a whitish appearance for a week to 10 days. I would recommend getting your extraction site checked by your dentist a week after the procedure. ...Read more
Oral sedation: Find appropriately trained dentist to create a safe and comfortable dental experience for you by implementing oral sedation. It is important to talk to your dentist about your fears and concerns during your consultation before any dentistry is performed. Proper sedation and anesthesia are the key for success. ...Read more
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Depends: With any surgical procedure there is some level of discomfort or pain. The unknown variable is how each person perceives and responds to pain and discomfort. One patient may have four impacted wisdom teeth removed and take nothing stronger than an otc med and never skip a beat, while another patient may have a single erupted tooth removed, require strong pain meds and be in bed for several days. ...Read more
Keeping a tooth: A root canal will allow you to keep your tooth and maintain the integrity of your bite. When a tooth is extracted the space must be replaced or the teeth aroud the area will drifty causing future problems. A viable alternative is an extraction with an implant replacing it. If a tooth is badly broken down an extraction is the better choice. ...Read more
Possible trauma: The gum tissue in the area of the extraction may have been traumatized from the procedure, resulting in a loss of blood flow. How long ago was your extraction? Are you in pain? It will most probably heal just fine, but it may be best to have your dentist take a look just to be sure. ...Read more
Remove eye lens: Cataract extraction is a surgery in which the lens of the eye is removed along with the cataract that the lens contains. Normally, a lens implant is inserted into the lens capsule that used to contain the lens inside the eye. The power of the patients glasses is included in the lens implant, helping most patients see better without glasses after cataract extraction than they had seen with glasses. ...Read more
Docs choice: Most docs use vacuum but some docs still use forceps as long as either one is done safely and properly and for the right indications there should not be a problem. ...Read more
Yes: A tooth extraction is very common and a dentist can probably address the incidence. I know that it is less common for young people today because dentists have found ways to protect teeth compared to people my age (58). Still, any procedure, dental or medical, should be performed only after informed consent. I hope this helps, best wishes. ...Read more
Not sure: If the tooth is removed, then the extraction is successful. There can be instances where for various reasons, the dentist may need to leave a small piece of tooth. Usually there would be more damage in removing the small piece rather than leaving it. However, a patient should always be informed if this is the case. In addition, follow up care may be needed if a piece of tooth left causes issues. ...Read more
Tooth extraction: The tooth will be anesthetized as when doing a filling. If you choose or you dentist offers you could get some type of sedation (usually not recommended or needed for a single tooth extraction unless you have severe anxiety). Your dentist will discuss this prior to your extraction appointment. The dentist will use pressure to wiggle the tooth loose or section the tooth into pieces with a drill. ...Read more
Several: Any surgical procedure carries some risks and possible complications. Your dentist or surgeon should discuss these with you prior to performing the procedure. Some of the more common may include, but are not limited to excessive bleeding, swelling, bruising, sensitivity in adjacent teeth, and limited opening. ...Read more
Spicy foods after...: It depends on how soon after tooth extraction. Immediately after oral surgery, you should be on a liquid diet, then a very soft diet, and gradually returning to a normal diet over several days. Spicy foods may cause discomfort or a burning sensation, but probably won't cause any serious injury. The consistency is more important than the spiciness. Good luck! ...Read more