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Is It Safe To Inflammation Of The Gums
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Is it possible the canola oil can cause inflammation of the gums and or allergic reaction in the mouth?
Unlikely: In theory anything we eat or drink could cause gum inflammation due to an allergic response, but not likely. I have not heard anything specific about canola oil and would bet that your gum inflammation has more to do with your daily oral hygiene and how long it's been since you had a professional cleaning. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Something from one of the guys and the amoxicillin is reacting to that or is this a side effect from the gum infection?
The back of the iris is supposed to be clear.if it start to yellow what is the cause of the condition?
Jaundice: The white area that surrounds the iris is called the sclera. If it is yellow the condition is called jaundice. Jaundice occurs when the level of bilirubin rises due to liver disease. There are many causes. If you have this you need to see your doctor. Here is more info; http://www.medicinenet.com/jaundice_in_adults/article.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: Common side effects of fish oils are gastrointestinal like nausea. They also frequently cause a fishy taste. More significantly the can lead to excessive lowering of blood sugar in diabetics and bleeding problems in patients on anticoagulants, like coumadin, (warfarin) Aspirin or plavix. No oral/dental inflammation has been reported. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it safe to cut a .6mg tablet of colchicine in half and take it that way to lessen the severity of diarrhea from the medication? Or not safe to cut?
Probably not: Diarrhea is a common complain in patients taking Colchicine and may sometimes be a reason to stop taking this medication. Furthermore, the standard dose is 0.6 mg and it is questionable if 0.3 mg would be efficacious in a person with normal functioning kidneys. It would be best to talk with your doctor about this. ...Read more
Is it safe to use twizzers to remove a small metal piece or hair that is on top of the sufarce and is at the bottom of the eye? If not how could I?
It may not spread.: Oral infections (bacterial) tend to become self-limiting in time. They will tend to establish drainage after a while and that limits their tendency to spread, assuming that a persons immune system is in good shape. Viral infections can continue to spread. A course of antibiotics can usually determine if it is bacterial or viral in origin. ...Read more
Which may be the most dangerous thing in electronic cigar. What is the possible effect of it to kidneys?
Nicotine: Electronic cigs have nicotine in them so they are still problematic as far as side effects of nicotine including high blood pressure, vessel injury, accelerated atherosclerosis and salt retention. They also have some chemicals in the sme that is inhaled and the side effects have not been adequately studied at this point. They likely accelerate loss of kidney function via vascular injury. ...Read more
Antihistamines : Are very safe drugs. They interact with other meds very infrequently and the most significant side effect is typically sedation. ...Read more
Preterm low weight: Studies show that mothers who have gum disease are more likely to deliver preterm and low birth weight babies. This is due to the chronic inflammation throughout the body. Specifically, increase in prostaglandins ( a chemical responsible for inflammation). After delivery, bacteria are transmissible to babies. Mommies are more prone to gum infection due to hormonal changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause part of the breast to be numb and the covering skin to be discolored? The area next to it is quite painful if pressure is applied?
Trauma?: The most likely cause is trauma: somehow you contused your breast, it is bruised and numb and perhaps the deeper tissues are injured causing the pain. This could be the case even if you can't recall how/when it might have occurred. However, it is possible it is an unusual presentation of cancer, so I would have my doctor evaluate it as soon as you can. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Massaging the breast: Not really.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there anything i can do myself to treat this?
In brief: Glossitis
This is what is called inflammation of the tongue.
Glossitis: The best way to treat inflammation of the tongue is to try to identify cause, for example: allergy, infection, trauma, autoimmune, diet/medication related, tumor etc. It is important to try an identify cause/effect. First see if there is diet or medication associations and make appropriate modifications. If this becomes a chronic condition then having a doctor evaluate would be recommended. ...Read more
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