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Handling Inflammation Of The Gums Condition
Not just plaque: Periodontitis as a manifestation of systemic diseases often begins at a young age. Systemic conditions such as heart disease, respiratory disease, and diabetes are associated with this form of periodontitis. Necrotizing periodontal disease is an infection characterized by necrosis of gingival tissues, periodontal ligament and alveolar bone. These lesions are most commonly observed in individuals w. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Is it possible the canola oil can cause inflammation of the gums and or allergic reaction in the mouth?
Unlikely: In theory anything we eat or drink could cause gum inflammation due to an allergic response, but not likely. I have not heard anything specific about canola oil and would bet that your gum inflammation has more to do with your daily oral hygiene and how long it's been since you had a professional cleaning. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Risks of gum injuries in the periodontal pockets. Apart from trauma, if the periodontal pocket is peeling off what could cause this?
What is the significance of placing nitroglycerin under the tongue of a patient suffering heart attack?
Pain relief : Nitroglycerin relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow to the heart. During a heart attack blood flow is decreased and this causes damage to the heart which can be fatal. Increased blood flow decreases the pain and injury and can improve survival. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since tooth #11 lies under the floor of the nose, what are the possibilities of any risk from infection/ touching the nose by root canal on that teeth?
Viral: Autoimmune reaction or viral infection could be the cause. ...Read more
Blood flow: The cardinal signs of inflammation are pain, swelling, loss of function, redness and warmth. The last two are related to increased blood flow through the site of inflammation. You may consult this site for more info: http://www.webmd.com/arthritis/about-inflammation#1 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Which malfunction is caused by the inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord?
Histoplasmosis: Histoplasmosis is an initial infection of the lungs giving flu-like or cold-like symptoms...The fungus can sometimes infect the retina (the inside light sensitive lining of the eye). The infection can cause direct damage to the retina and if it affects the macula, central vision may be destroyed. Exposure to histoplasmosis correlates with chicken farming, the fungus lingers in the animal waste. ...Read more
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