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How can you tell if u have a cavity without going to the dentist?

How can you tell if u have a cavity without going to the dentist?

So many variables: Cavity diagnosis without the help of a dentist is like making any other medical diagnosis without the help of a doctor. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Cavity (Definition)

Basically a cavity is a hole, or defect in the tooth structure. It is created by the demineralization and breakdown of tooth structure from the acid attack of ...Read more


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How do you tell if you have cavities without going to a dentist?

How do you tell if you have cavities without going to a dentist?

Simple answer : Typically cavities are not going to be able to be detected without going to a dentist. Most cavities are asymtomatic and won't cause pain until they get large. Brown staining on your teeth may be an indication of a cavity but it's not always the case. Even your dentist would need x-rays to see cavities between the teeth, they aren't seen with the naked eye. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have tuberculosis without going to the doctor?

How can you tell if you have tuberculosis without going to the doctor?

You can't : If you feel like you have tb, then you need to be examined. Tb is a public health risk. If you don't get evaluated and you have tb, you are putting youself and those around you at risk. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have fertility problem without going to the doctor yet?

How can you tell if you have fertility problem without going to the doctor yet?

Infertility: Usually infertility is defined by inability to achieve pregnancy for one year without contraception. It's really impossible to diagnosis this as a problem or to determine the causes without evaluation. However, if you are not having periods, it is likely that you are not ovulating, and this can certainly be a cause of infertility. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you broke your nose you have to get x-rays or can the doctor tell by just looking at it! you have to get x-rays or can the doctor ?

How can you tell if you broke your nose you have to get x-rays or can the doctor tell by just looking at it! you have to get x-rays or can the doctor ?

If the fracture: Is displaced or angulated, a fracture can be discerned on exam. X-rays or CT may provide more details. If the fracture is nondisplaced or less severe, it may only be visible on X-rays. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a cavity without going to the dentist?

How can you get rid of a cavity without going to the dentist?

You can't: A cavity is a hole in a tooth caused by bacteria. To fix it requires removing the infected portion of the tooth and placing a restorative material. It's not a diy project. Your dentist spent 8 years learning how to do this with care and efficiency. Take advantage of his expertise now, or wait awhile and you probably will have to deal with a raging abscess. Your choice. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have asthma without going to a doctor?

How can you tell if you have asthma without going to a doctor?

Not easy: Asthma is a clinical diagnosis based on recurrent episodes of reversible airway flow obstruction that result in a wide variety of symptoms (cough, wheezing, chest pain or tightness etc.). There's no one clinical diagnostic marker of asthma, but a constellation of features on history, exam & lung function testing are required. Many conditions that can mimic asthma sympotms also need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a vaginal infection and what can you do to make it better without going to a doctor?

How do you know if you have a vaginal infection and what can you do to make it better without going to a doctor?

Yeast infection?: Vaginal itching and a cottage cheese-like discharge could be signs of a vaginal yeast infection. You can try using over the counter yeast infection medication (like miconazole) if you have these symptoms. If the symptoms persist after this treatment, or if you are experiencing any pain, it should be evaluated by a doctor since it could mean a different diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a thick hymen without having to go to the doctor?

How do you know if you have a thick hymen without having to go to the doctor?

Well: If you have insertional pain with intercourse than that may be it, if the diameter of the entrance is real small and you feel it, may be it. The best answer is sexual dysfunction; that's what brings most people in. ...Read more

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How can u tell if a man if fertile without going to the doctors?

How can u tell if a man if fertile without going to the doctors?

Possible but: You need a physician to interpret the results. Many abnormalities appear on sperm analysis are less important while some are crucial to know and something can be done about it. You need a physician to explain all that. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to tell if I have diabetes without going to the doctor?

Can there be a way to tell if I have diabetes without going to the doctor?

No: No. You could have suggestive symptoms. Symptoms of diabetes can include ^ thirst, ^ urination, ^ hunger, weight v, fatigue, blurred vision, ^ blood pressure, frequent infections and poor healing of sores. It is diagnosed through blood work. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get a bridge at the dentist?

Can you tell me how to get a bridge at the dentist?

Make a call...: .. make an appointment, get evaluated for prosthetic teeth. Discuss your desires with your dentist, and let your dentist fabricate the bridge. ...Read more

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How can the doctor know if I'm going to have a miscarriage?

How can the doctor know if I'm going to have a miscarriage?

Ultrasound...: Usually this is done by ultrasound. If an ultrasound shows a baby of a certain size and there is no heart beating, your doc knows you will have a miscarriage. Sometimes it's more complicated and requires repeated blood tests over the course of several days to know. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a person has worms how can they get rid of them without going to the doctor?

Can you tell me if a person has worms how can they get rid of them without going to the doctor?

Need Stool Test: For most parasites except pinworms you need to examine stools for ova and parasite to find out which parasite it is and you have to see a doctor to get the test done.Some times you can see the parasite with naked eye but we still do stool test as there can be more than one kind of worm.Some parasites do not need any treatment and others do, but you have to identify the parasite to know that. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get over a fear of the dentist?

Can you tell me how to get over a fear of the dentist?

2 approaches: One solution is to treat symptoms, have your dental treatment administered under sedation (analgesia). The other solution is to work with a mental health professional (as you would with any other phobia) to discover the cause of your fear and treatment to master it. ...Read more

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Please tell me if you can do filling on the front tooth if u have a gap ?

Please tell me if you can do filling on the front tooth if u have a gap ?

Gap in teeth: It is very possible to close a gap between teeth using a filling. If the gap is between the front teeth (a diastema) bonding composite to both teeth can be done to close the gap. Ask your dentist for different options to make this happen for you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what occurs if you forget to take out a piercing for a dental xray?

Can you tell me what occurs if you forget to take out a piercing for a dental xray?

Distorted image: Some types of dental x-ray machines like a panorex takes a large film of the lower half of the face, teeth and jaws. This film will swing around the head exposing one side than the other. A metal object like a piercing, even an earring, can cause a shadow or distortion on film that can mask or hide important details. You can be misdiagnosed because of it. ...Read more