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I was diagnosed with having Ludwig angina. Can you tell me what that is, the symptoms and treatment.
Use website: This is a good website for you to get answers to all your questions. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001047.htm ...Read more
Angina is chest pain that is caused by poor blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina is not an actual disease, but rather a symptom of an existing heart problem. Most commonly, this underlying problem is due to an obstruction of the coronary blood vessels that surround the heart. There are different types of angina including stable angina, unstable ...Read more
If your fat an have a double chin how would you know of you had ludwigs angina? Would the sweeling be very noticeable?
Can ludwig's angina be a risk with simple molar removal. How likely would that occur these days and what are important symptoms ?
Not likely: Not a likely complication but should ask your doc because should go over the risk factor present in you. ...Read more
I was reading ludwig's angina can be a risk with simple molar removal. How likely would that occur these days and what are important symtoms ?
Very rare: If you have ludwig's, you'll know something is very, very wrong. You'll have time to get seen and treated. ...Read more
If you had Ludwigs angina what would happen first seeking under the tounge or seeking under the chin?
YES: This can be serious and potentially life threatening. It is an infection of the floor of the mouth. It is most commonly caused by a dental infection. The infection can cause swelling below the tongue large enough to obstruct the airway. You should seek medical attention asap. ...Read more
They're infected: Ludwig's angina is a bilateral multi-space neck infection that is dangerous to the patient because it can compromise their ability to breathe. This can be life-threatening so they need immediate treatment for this overwhelming infection. La can result from badly infected teeth and pus may drain into the mouth spontaneously. Though the infections may not be communicable, avoid sharing germs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have 1 broken lower back tooth +1 top back tooth almost abcessed.Can't go to dentist until mid feb.Having anxiety, worried about ludwigs angina.Rare?
Common sense: Try to let let your common sense prevail. When you have teeth that need dental work and you let it go, you increase the likelihood of pain, swelling and infections that can spread both locally and throughout your body. Please don't wait until mid february. Take that all important first step by overcoming your fears and whatever else prevents you from seeking treatment now. Then take it from there. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers