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How To Fix A Dry Pocket
Hi, I had my 2nd molar removed 3 days ago. And from day 1 I had zero pain. Is there still a chance of a dry pocket?
Not likely: The pain typically starts about 2-3 days after the tooth was extracted. Other symptoms of dry socket include bad breath and an unpleasant smell. The most important thing you can do to prevent a dry socket is follow the post operative instructions and you did. Keep up a good job. ...Read more
I recently had surgery on my ACL next to my smaller scar there is a pocket of dry blood under my skin but clearly visible. What will happen to it?
Frequent saliva swallowing, pain below adam's apple when swalliwing saliva but not food, dry throat, pocket of air sensation in throat, belching?
See MD: Swallowing problems with belching and possible heart burn or throat soreness, may be a result of gastric reflex or hiatal hernia issues. Can be very damaging to esophagus. Maybe treated with simple meds. See your physcian to determine cause or referral to specialist. Better to know than worry about what can happen. ...Read more
Sore throat 3 days ago. Now pus pocket rt side throat white tongue dry cough very painful to swallow low fever 1st day but not since rt node sensitv?
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more
You are not alone: The phenomenon, called Phantom phone ringing, is a sensation felt by many of phone ringing in their pocket without a phone or when it is not ringing. It requires no special treatment as you get used to this innocuous sensation once in a while. ...Read more
No bleeding: A dry or "ischemic" stroke is similar to a heart attack. A clot lodges in an artery to the brain which cuts of the blood supply causing damage to the brain. This is a stroke or a "brain attack". A "wet" stroke is a hemorrhage in the brain usually caused by either a malformation called and avm or an aneurysm or can also be called by uncontrolled hypertension. ...Read more
Dry Heaves.: Any physical symptom can be an indication of a serious medical condition. There are numerous medical conditions which can cause nausea, vomiting or dry heaves. An evaluation by a medical professional is highly recommended to determine the cause and possible reasons for these symptoms. ...Read more
Helps indigestion: In europe, rosemary leaf is used to help dyspepsia (indigestion). This use is approved by the german commission e, which examines the safety and efficacy of herbs. It's also a delightful spice in meals, and is a good antioxidant. You can use it as a tea also. The oil has many uses; it can be antimicrobial, treat muscle pain, and supposedly, stimulate hair growth. ...Read more
Generally yes: Your skin integrity and quality is generally inherited. However, there are many environmental and medical factors that an have a profound effect on the heels.. Mild heel dryness does not tend to be a concern. If it is getting worse you need to keep after it religiously with otc products for heel dryness or callous particularly. For severe cracking or callous see your podiatrist. ...Read more
A dry socket, which can occur in 2-4 days after an extraction, will be extremely painful.
This is something you should not try to diagnose yourself, as there may be other problems causing pain.
See your dentist or oral surgeon to be sure. ...Read more
Less than 5% - 10%: Dry sockets or alveolar osteitis may occur in 5% - 10% of patients undergoing extractions. Preoperative chlorhexidene rinses, and avoiding activities that can dislodge the blood clots can help decrease the risks. ...Read more
No unhealthy way: I have never heard of an unhealthy way to dry hair. It's up to you whether you air dry, towel dry or use a blow dryer. It's been reported that excessive heat might be damaging to hair, but don't forget that hair is dead, not live. So it's up to you to decide, based upon effect on appearance. ...Read more