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I'm a dental nurse & standing during a normal procedure today I suddenly felt faint and nearly passed out. Ever since I've had tingling arms & legs?
I had dental work earlier I received 5 injections of Novocain (procaine) was still painful. Hours later I still have weakness and numbing in my right arm and leg?
See medical doctor: Dental local anesthetic injections DO NOT cause weakness and numbing of arms and legs. Something else is going on. It might be anxiety or another medical condition, but what you describe is not directly caused by the injections you had. Please call your medical doctor for an evaluation ASAP. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Having gall bladder removed, have rod in leg from a tibia break 4 months ago, do I need to tell surgeon to take antibiotic as I do for dental work?
Untreated Dental infection 2 years. Some lateral muscles of left-side in hands/legs has become stiff after dental operation. No stiff neck. Evaluate?
Absolutely: Dental infection is a major predisposing factor in the formation of brain abscess, and there are other neurological possibilities. You need to be seen and thoroughly assessed. Best wishes. ...Read more
My left side of face from bottom of nose to my eyelid is swollen n numb, feels like it would if u get dental work done with novicane, also my legs and?
I have been diagnosed with restless leg syndrome. My physician has tried several Parkinson's drugs, but they had no effect. I recently had some dental work done and wasprescribed lortab for three days. I noticed that I got relieffrom restless leg syndrome
Perio cleaning yesterday I saw a perio individual and she stated my mouuth needs perio-quad scaling cleaning. I brush, floss and use listerine 3 times daily to keep teeth clean. I read an article on the internet about a product called dental pro 7. Also m
Rather: Rather than comment on a specific product let's back up a minute and talk about the deep cleaning. Athough you have tried hard to do all of the right things it is possible that you have buildup below the gums requiring deep cleaning. This can be confirmed with x-rays and a periodontal charting to measure your gums. As long as you have tarter (calculus) below the gumline, no product will solve your gum issue. If you are questioning the need for this service, ask for an explanation and to see the documentation that resulted in the diagnosis. If you are not satisfied seek a second opinion, but do not ignore it and don't attempt to treat yourself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Root canal 2 mths ago now have an abscess (jaw pain, headaches) knee surgery 1 month ago, been told not have a major dental after 3 months, what to do?
Edema: A long lasting dent in your leg would signify to me that you are accumulating fluid in that leg, which could be worrisome. It is hard for me to say anything decided to leave without examining you, but I would see a doctor, especially if you have a history of shortness of breath, heart problems, or weight fluctuations. ...Read more
Edema: The leg and ankle swelling indicates fluid leaking out of blood vessels and accumulating in the tissues. This may be due to fluid overload, infection, inflammation, heart or kidney failure, certain medications, and prolonged standing or sitting. Things that can help include moving your legs, raising your legs, losing weight, and a low-salt diet. See your doctor if the swelling gets worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was rubbing my leg and noticed a dent in my shin bone? Not bumped or ever injured it so was just wondering why or how its there?
Totally Normal: There is very little padding to the shin bone so it is very vulnerable to injury. Very likely you banged it up plenty as a little kid perhaps bike riding or smk=cking it against playground equiptment. That's enough to put dents in the bone that last a lifetime. ...Read more
Both calve muscle twitch I can watch my leg and see the dents from the twitch coming n going all over, after my calves tighten up like a Charlie horse?
See you Doc: This is usually a benign process but if you are experiencing this frequently or have weakness, then you should discuss with your Doc. ...Read more
Good Morning I have a dent on my right leg for a week its pretty big did not hit myself. DO they go away or if I should be worried?
Need evaluation: You at least need a visual consult for answers and may need further testing depending on what the dent appears to look like. Thanks and I hope all is well with you. ...Read more
Good Afternoon. I have a dent on my right leg for a week its pretty big did not hit myself. DO they go away or if I should be worried?
Tendon insertion: The quadriceps inserts there. You are feeling the area above the tibial tuberosity. ...Read more
Ans: Most likely bit may take quiet a while ...Read more
Bug bite? Yesterday I noticed red swollen circle about 3cm on my leg. Today it's about 15cm & has a white mark/dent near the middle & feels very warm.
39 yr old male. Left leg swollen and hurting. If I press his leg with my finger the skin stays down makes a dent. What can that b?
Pitting edema: Swelling of a leg where the indentation from your finger stays indented for a few seconds is called pitting edema. It is related to excess fluid in the tissue. The cause can be related to many things, including inflammation, trauma, blood clot, excess fluid retention, and problems with the heart or kidneys. He should see his primary physician for an exam. ...Read more
If we get a dent in the bone, whether it is in the leg or jaw, with no pain. Will the dent cover itself by recovery the bone position?
Bone contusion: Not sure what you mean by "dent". A cortical defect indicates a type of fracture that typically remodels. ...Read more