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How can I tell if my root canal is affecting my body in a negative way?

How can I tell if my root canal is affecting my body in a negative way?

See a dentist: Root canals have been performed for years with minimal systemic affect and the only real affect is failure and abscess of the tooth. Just having the material in the tooth is not going to be problematic. It is not the cause of systemic problems. ...Read more

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My mom has reynodes in her hands, what is the likelihood that I will get it and is there something I can do to prevent it?

My mom has reynodes in her hands, what is the likelihood that I will get it and is there something I can do to prevent it?

Don't worry: Raynaud's is caused by over-reactivity of the blood vessels in the fingers and toes. It is usually benign, but can be associated with certain other medical conditions. To prevent it, do not smoke and keep your fingers and toes warm. ...Read more

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How can I tell if there is a trapped nerve in my back?

How can I tell if there is a trapped nerve in my back?

MRI and good exam: You are asking how to determine if someone has a trapped nerve in their back. First you need to be evaluated by your doctor to make sure it isn't a strain or pulled muscle in your back. This will get better with rest and time. A trapped nerve or herniated disc can be determined by mri. See you doctor if pain persists, you are limited in movement, or you can't perform your regular duties. ...Read more

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I'm assuming what I have is a ganglion cyst on my wrist. The only problem I have is that I can't wear my watch. It's about 1/2 in in diameter. Is it necessary to get it removed? Will having it cause damage to my nerves or tendons?

I'm assuming what I have is a ganglion cyst on my wrist. The only problem I have is that I can't wear my watch. It's about 1/2 in in diameter. Is it necessary to get it removed? Will having it cause damage to my nerves or tendons?

Yes: A ganglion does not need to b removed unless it is symptomatic.. If you can not wear a watch then I would suggest removal. Removal should not cause damage to nerves or motor nerves ...Read more

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What will happen my hydrosalpinx in the left is considered It will be very big problem for me to get pregnant easily What the best way to get pregnant?

What will happen my hydrosalpinx in the left is considered It will be very big problem for me to get pregnant easily What the best way to get pregnant?

Bypass tubes: Most times a hydro-salpinx is present in BOTH Fallopian tubes. One sided hydro-salpinx is more common with IUD use. You may have to do IVF(In vitro fertilization) in the future to bypass the Fallopian tubes entirely. in order to conceive. ...Read more

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Is there a way to know if i damaged a nerve in my thumb and arm?

Is there a way to know if i damaged a nerve in my thumb and arm?

Consultation: Nerve damage is first assessed by a careful medical examination. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to get over the fear of how my body will look after i die? & is there a way to prevent my body from looking to gruesome?

Is there anything i can do to get over the fear of how my body will look after i die? & is there a way to prevent my body from looking to gruesome?

Hello again: Also, again i'll frustrate you by what i write. I'm thankful that you care about that. It may be a desperate part of you trying to hold onto its' self-esteem. I'm often on the side of under-dogs so i'll cheer for it. I don't know where you are, but get emergency help now! dying can be the best choice, but only after you've really tried everything else since after death, there are no more chances. ...Read more

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How do I know what is causing the pain in my shoulder? Who is the best person to see so I do not waste my time and money?

How do I know what is causing the pain in my shoulder? Who is the best person to see so I do not waste my time and money?

Depends: There are some options to consider: 1) if you think it is a pinched nerve - neurologist. 2) if you think it is a bone problem - orthopedic surgeion. 3) if you think it is a muscle problem - physical therapist trained in osteopathic manual manipulation. 4) don't have any idea - family physician. ...Read more

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I've got to get a root canal cause my tooth is cracked, but i been following up on the internet that a root canal can cause cancer. What do I do?

Junk: You need to be more discerning. The scare over formylcresol is a misapplication of Petri dish junk science. The disinformation artistry and links to big money quackery are obvious. Research piranhas at the NIH get root canals. Go get your tooth fixed and forgive my bluntness. ...Read more

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Can you identify the possible cause of this type of pain and is there a way i can get it treated? I'm a 21 year old female who had a baby in 2008. Since the birth of my child i've had what i can only describe as phantom bruises all over my body. I get pai

Can you identify the possible cause of this type of pain and is there a way i can get it treated? I'm a 21 year old female who had a baby in 2008. Since the birth of my child i've had what i can only describe as phantom bruises all over my body. I get pai

You : You may be dealing with a condition called fibromyalgia. It is a syndrome that is characterized by widespread body pain. It is difficult to diagnose and treat. If possible resuest a consult with a rheumatologist. You may also want to consider accupuncture or accupressure. If you have any stress or anxiety that needs to be addressed as well. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Hello I Have Crusty Ear Wax And It Is Affecting my hearing I Need to know how to clean it at home as my car is in the shop?

Hello I Have Crusty Ear Wax And It Is Affecting my hearing I Need to know how to clean it at home as my car is in the shop?

Baby oil: Put baby oil in the ear to soften the wax. Use a rolled up piece of paper towel (not tissue paper) to clean the ear, after overnight treatment with baby oil, 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. ...Read more

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I got hit in the face and half of my tooth came out, the root is still in there, what can they do to fix this?

I got hit in the face and half of my tooth came out, the root is still in there, what can they do to fix this?

Depends on severity: If only the root is left, there is a small chance that a root canal and crown can be placed. If there is not enough root left or it is cracked, the root will need to be removed and then replace the tooth. There are several options for tooth replacement. A dentist would have to check your other teeth to tell you what your particular options are. ...Read more

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My wife has is going through a severe loss of libido during pregnancy, is it normal? What can we do to help her?

My wife has is going through a severe loss of libido during pregnancy, is it normal? What can we do to help her?

Being pregnant: Your wife's body is going through many changes which can affect her libido. You don't say how far along she is. In early pregnancy some women experience an increase of sexual desire, and others do not. Some have a lot of nausea, vomiting, and continual tiredness. Some women want more comfort and cuddling than intercourse. If you love her, be with her in ways that show your empathy and care. ...Read more

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What if I have small cuts on my hand is that a way HIV can get in my body!

What if I have small cuts on my hand is that a way HIV can get in my body!

Yes, but it depends : It depends where you have your hands and what they have touched and where the sores are. ...Read more