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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?

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

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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?

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?

@ times some blood-: -gets caught in the superficial part of the stab wounds and can leave a blackish essentially tattoo within the healed area. Of no real concern except if it bothers U 2 look at it. Nothing 2 B done but hope in time it may clear. ...Read more

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Frequent saliva swallowing, pain below adam's apple when swalliwing saliva but not food, dry throat, pocket of air sensation in throat, belching?

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

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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?

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

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What are good ways for me to fix a dry nose and sinuses besides saline nasal spray?

What are good ways for me to fix a dry nose and sinuses besides saline nasal spray?

Hydration: Drinking plenty of fluids and a humidifier can help. Also, nasal saline irrigations and topical gels can also help. ...Read more

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Are dried mulberries good for you?

Are dried mulberries good for you?

Food Beliefs: They are neither good nor bad. Medicine would be neutral for this food. They should be considered to be 100% carbohydrate calories. ...Read more

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What causes fat pockets in the body?

Fat pockets: Are areas where adipose tissue is stored. ...Read more

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What causes fat pockets on your back?

This is one: Storage area for adipose tissue. Fat can be stored in many areas. ...Read more

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Hello how are u I am trying to figure out why I am always dry?

Hello how are u I am trying to figure out why I am always dry?

Vaginal?: Multiple issues: Get a GYN evaluation. Try prolonged (20-30 minute) foreplay and get examined to rule out infection or inflammation. Try to identify which sexual/genitial areas of your body are most sensitive and remember that stress, tension or anxiety can play a role. ...Read more

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Feel like phone is ringing in my pocket but their isn't a phone on me. What is that?

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

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What is dry stroke?

What is dry stroke?

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

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Are dried shrimps healthy?

Are dried shrimps healthy?

They're neither: Healthy or unhealthy -- they're just food and calories. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Benefit from eating dried meats?

Benefit from eating dried meats?

Nothing specifid: Ok as part of dietary protein. Watch salt and preservatives so intake is reasonable. ...Read more

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Could dry potato seeds be planted?

Good question: But necessarily one that a physician would be able to answer. ...Read more

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Should scabs be kept moist or dry?

Should scabs be kept moist or dry?

Dry: Dry, but antiseptic and/or vitamin E oil can be applied. ...Read more

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Dry heaves in morning, should I be concerned?

Dry heaves in morning, should I be concerned?

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

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Why is there always a dry flake on my philtrum?

Why is there always a dry flake on my philtrum?

Dry: Could be allergy or secretions fro nose. Best to consult your doc. If causes discomfort. ...Read more

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What are the medicinal effects of dried rosemary?

What are the medicinal effects of dried rosemary?

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

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Why our feet is so dry?

Why our feet is so dry?

Sweat: When sweat evaporates, the skin cash become dry. ...Read more

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Are dry heels hereditary?

Are dry heels hereditary?

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

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How to tell if I have dry sockets?

How to tell if I have dry sockets?

Dry socket: 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

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What causes no air pockets in colon?

What causes no air pockets in colon?

Please specify: Please be a little clearer with your question. It sounds like you may be talking about diverticulosis, small weak areas of the colon wall. This is caused by chronic constipation and is very common in the american population, particularly as we age. If not, ? ...Read more

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What is the frequency of dry sockets?

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

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How to determine if I have dry sockets?

How to determine if I have dry sockets?

PAIN: Severe pain 2-3 days after an extraction, when there was less pain prior is typical of a dry socket. ...Read more

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What is the healthiest way to dry your hair?

What is the healthiest way to dry your hair?

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

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I have dry lips?

I have dry lips?

Dry lips: Drink plenty of fluids. Apply moisturizer to lips 3 x a day. May use lip balm. ...Read more