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Infections After Dental Work Lupus
Crp20 WBC 20 is it safe to gave dental work done .Post bacterial cellulitis and intensive antibotic treatment?
What's the cause: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Does repeated use (4-5x year) of antibiotics (recurrent tooth infection for 5 years) damage one's health or weaken immune system? Clindamycin mostly.
Definitive Care: You need definitive dental care. An infection that recurs every three months for the past five years is obviously not going away with just antibiotics. Please see a dentist. Overuse of antibiotics can result in resistant strains and super infections. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do dental procedures (other than cleanings and fillings) after tjr require antibiotics to prevent infection? Some os's say 2 years some say lifetime.
Iwould say yes: There is alot of controversy saying yes and no, and most recently the doctors in the joint replacement field are saying no need, i would say why take a chance, , my 30 year old son had his replaced 2 years ago, and the person in the next bad needed his knee replaced and he or his doctors had no idea how he got the infection there that caused the replaced knee to fail, why take any chances. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Could using Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) mouthwash for 14 days after 2 basic dental implants (12&13) cause fungal infection? Any other options.
What type of dental practice should a person diagnosed with systemic lupus go to? General, periodontal, endodontic?
Lupus: I would start with a general dentist and then take the necessary referrals to other specialists if your general dentist cannot do the specialty treatment to a high standard. Your local dental society or a local dental school would be a place to start researching an excellent general dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dental crown in 1 day with Cerec system. Implant crown takes how many days (vs. weeks) if there is an on premise dental lab?
Varies: Depends how busy the lab is. Why not ask the restorative dentist who has the lab on site? ...Read more
Very: Infective endocarditis is always a very serious illness. It requires lengthy treatment with one or more antibiotics, may require surgery, and complications are numerous. A good infectious diseases expert can manage these, minimizing morbidity and mortality. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
+ana, - lupus tests, yet have 8/11 symptoms of lupus including severe blistering facial rash, antibiotics fail to help, ongoing <1yr, could plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) help?
Does dental work such as fillings and extractions cause throat infections or cause you to spit up brown mucus?
Can late-stage Lyme, EBV, HHV6, or lead toxicity cause a malar rash? Blood test - for lupus. Skin biopsy - for rosacea but + for general inflammation.
Immediately: Remember that "dental work" are surgical procedures and may have a protracted healing time. If you are in pain, if you have bleeding or swelling, immediately call your treating Dentist and report your concerns. He/she may want to see hoofer reevaluation. Call now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What tests are done for lupus sle please
son is 20 in itu for 7 weeks with viral flu and fuo rheumatic fever when 8 had loads of antibiotics ?
How long should I wait after taking prednisone 10mg to have blood work? (2wk course for chr.sinusitis, bld wrk is for endo, t4 tsh, vit d25, cbc, etc)
How often at minimal should lupus patient doing well with no issues & only on plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) see their rheumatologist or atleast get labs?
How antibiotics work with immune system to clear a serious infection? With low immune sys can't rid infection & body can't use antibiotics effectively
Need some encouragement with 6 teeth to be alloderm gum grafted at several visits and a sinus lift for a molar after gum grafts heal(had 2nd opinion)?
Procedures: If you need those procedures and are in the hands of a talented surgeon, by all means have it done. I would if i were in your place. If you don't trust or have confidence with the advice and ability of your dentist, try to find one with whom you do. Get some referrals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diclox is a medicine: In the pencillin family that is used to treat staphylococci. It's activity against other bugs may not be really good. Unless the dental infection is due to staph, there are better choices such as amoxicillin/clavulanate called Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) in the usa. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should my doctors reconsider lupus diagnosis after getting viral meningitis twice in 10 months despite markers negative after plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and prednisone?
See below: If you have doubts with your diagnosis, you might want to seek a second opinion. ...Read more
Sinus infection with ear dysfunction. Not on antibiotics due to prior cdiff. Can I take flu shot while on nasacort. Low immune system.age 61.
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