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Doctor insights on: Periodontal Ligament Inflammation

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Will inflammation in the periodontal ligament cause destruction of the fibers?

Will inflammation in the periodontal ligament cause destruction of the fibers?

Inflammatory Disease: In the periodontal pocket may cause tissue destruction. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

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


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The function of the periodontal ligament is what?

The function of the periodontal ligament is what?

Has several : There are several purposes. The primary purpose is to attach the teeth to the bone in a manner that enables them to move — absorb some pressure/force without breaking. They also enable teeth to move — with braces. They also contain stem cells that can be recruited to enable bone/tooth to be repaired/rebuilt. ...Read more

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Do periodontal ligament problems just heal themselves?

Do periodontal ligament problems just heal themselves?

They can: Think of the ligament as a cushion. It will recover from some, minor trauma. A partial avulsion of a tooth or trauma can heal itself once the trauma is removed. The ligament will respond well. The cells in the pdl also play a significant role in regeneration and tooth movement. ...Read more

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How much impact does it take to get a bruised periodontal ligament?

How much impact does it take to get a bruised periodontal ligament?

Quite a bit: You can bite with a lot of force so to bruise one would be difficult under normal function, but if you unexpectadly hit it with a bone or something very hard that you shouldn't bite on, that will do it. A bruised ligament is really tears of some fibers and that can make it very sore to bite on and even feel swollen, not look it though. ...Read more

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How long does it take bruised periodontal ligament to heal, after the dentist has ground down the high filling?

How long does it take bruised periodontal ligament to heal, after the dentist has ground down the high filling?

Not long: If tooth was in hyper function, adjusting the occlusion should result in almost immediate reduction of symptoms. Like any other bruise it should begin healing as soon as the "insult" is removed. If still sore after a week, or if soreness increases, call your Dentist again. ...Read more

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Can inflamed periodontal ligament be confused w infection and/or periapical absess? Look similar on xray?also told vital tooth, coldtest=no infection?

Can inflamed periodontal ligament be confused w infection and/or periapical absess? Look similar on xray?also told vital tooth, coldtest=no infection?

See your dentist: The differential diagnosis of endodontic and periodontal diseases can sometimes be difficult. However, the dentists are well-trained for proper differential diagnosis and selection of treatment. ...Read more

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Is inflammation good or bad for healing stretched ligaments? Conventional approach is that it is detrimental, but prolotherapy tries to activate it?

Is inflammation good or bad for healing stretched ligaments? Conventional approach is that it is detrimental, but prolotherapy tries to activate it?

inflam is part of he: Inflammation is part of healing. Treatment is empiracle — whatever works. However, blinded trials are necessary to see if an intervention works on its own or because of psychological effects. ...Read more

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I have 1st interspinous ligament [email protected] 5cm below c7, now do exercise. Is this ligament able to restore itself to original condition over time?

Not usually: Usually ligaments heal with scar tissue which is different material than the original ligaments usually. However, this does not affect the stability of the spine. Once it heals the pain and tenderness will improve. Nothing to worry about after that. Very rarely one could get chronic pain from that requiring treatment. ...Read more

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I have had an inflammation of my ligaments of my hamstrings attaching to my sit bones for over 2 1/2 years now, but i have yet to find a cure. Help?!

I have had an inflammation of my ligaments of my hamstrings attaching to my sit bones for over 2 1/2 years now, but i have yet to find a cure. Help?!

With it being that-: -long, it is a chronic problem that does not have a cure. U can only Rx the symptoms by activity modification & using NSAIDS if U R able 2. The only other option is 2 B Cn @ a reputable pain clinic, & possible injections. ...Read more

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Have chronic1st rib joint inflammation from injury to ligament. Rib keeps popping out of joint. Allergic to asa and derivatives. What can I take?

Have chronic1st rib joint inflammation from injury to ligament.  Rib keeps popping out of joint.  Allergic to asa and derivatives.  What can I take?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) ice exercise: Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain, as needed. Follow directions on label. Ice for about 30-45 minutes will address inflammation and swelling, never apply ice to the skin, always over a towel or clothing. Repeat 3-4 times dailt. Gentle range of motion and low impact cardiovascular exercises. ...Read more

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I had 1st interspinous ligament [email protected] 8cm below C7 due to long static posture, healed after 6 month meds. Is it likely to recur & how to avoid?

I had 1st interspinous ligament inflamation@ 8cm below C7 due to long static posture, healed after 6 month meds. Is it likely to recur & how to avoid?

See an osteopath dr.: It would be very for you to have a second opinion by an osteopathic physician, who can do a complete musculoskeletal evaluation of not only your neck, but also your back, hips, sacrum, your lower, and upper extremities. Let her/him give you the overall picture of what you can be done for prevention, and they can also provide treatment too. ...Read more

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"I had 1st interspinous ligament [email protected] below c7, healed after 6 month meds course. Now I stretch back muscle daily when I should stop/taper?

"I had 1st interspinous ligament inflamation@9cm below c7, healed after 6 month meds course. Now I stretch back muscle daily when I should stop/taper?

Depends : On why, you got the inflation if it was due to injury then once it heals you will do fine generally takes 6-10 weeks to heal but if it was due to unknown reason then my recommendation will be to continue your stretching routine there is no harm and it will keep your back flexible and hopefully free of pain good luck. ...Read more

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Does sprained tooth syndrome or Peridontal ligament strain need a root canal?

Does sprained tooth syndrome or Peridontal ligament strain need a root canal?

No: The ligament that holds the tooth into the bone and the nerve/blood vessel bundle that enters the inside of the tooth are separate and distinct tissues. Trauma can cause damage today that doesn't become evident for months or even years. See your Dentist to establish a post-traumatic incident baseline. ...Read more

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Can MRI detect pull/ inflammation/ injury in tissues /muscle/ ligament which is connected from testis to lower abdomen above penile shaft without dye?

Can MRI detect pull/ inflammation/ injury in tissues /muscle/ ligament which is connected from testis to lower abdomen above penile shaft without dye?

Commonly yes : What you describe suggests athletic pubalgia. This is pain around the pubic bone where a number of muscles insert. Arthritis of the symphysis pubis itself can cause pain in this area. Mri can be helpful in diagnosing tendon and muscle injury in this area.

Answer is recycled. ...Read more

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Can inflammation slow you down?

Can inflammation slow you down?

Depends: The location of the inflammation and the intensity of the inflammation will dictate the speed of recovery and whether you can accomplish what you need to efficiently and rapidly. Be sure you clear with your doctor wheat activities you are engaging in so that you do not re-activate the inflammation. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of inflammation?

What are common symptoms of inflammation?

Redness: Some signs of Inflammation can be redness, pain, swelling, and sometimes fever or warmth. Inflammation is a broad term though. There are stages of inflammation in wound healing, in infection, and even periods cause inflammation. Is there a specific type of inflammation you are interested in? ...Read more

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What can I do for inflammation in the body.

What can I do for inflammation in the body.

NSAID's: You can take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaid's). Aleve (naproxen) is an otc alternative, but there are many prescription variations. ...Read more

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What forms of inflammation does ginger reduce?

What forms of inflammation does ginger reduce?

Chronic inflammation: Ginger reduces inflammation through a variety of mechanisms & is effective for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis & muscle soreness. Its effects are similar to nsaid's like Aspirin & Ibuprofen but it doesn't cause side effects like GI bleeding. However, whereas one might have rapid relief from nsaid's, it often takes a few days to see ginger's benefits. Please see my comment for useful links. ...Read more

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What could cause inflammation in my entire body?

What could cause inflammation in my entire body?

Many causes: Viral and bacterial infections can cause generalized inflammation. It may be as simple as influenza or as serious as plague. Auto-immune disease can also cause generalized inflammation, e, g., lupus, and polyarteritis. ...Read more

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What is soft tissue inflammation? What causes it?

What is soft tissue inflammation? What causes it?

Muscle pain: Can also be called myositis. Muscles can become overworked, or as a result of diseases like Arthritis., or even trauma. They respond with inflammation and pain. Rest allows recooperation. CPK and other markers in the blood can track muscle damage. ...Read more

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Whay is the best way to treat chronic inflammation?

Depends: To answer accurately, it will depend on what is chronically inflamed. In general, however, ice and rest are ways to reduce inflammation. Anti-inflammatory medications can also be helpful. See your doctor for more specific recommendations. ...Read more

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What's the difference between pain and inflammation?

What's the difference between pain and inflammation?

Pain is discomfort: Inflammation is the body's response to injury or infection -- usually associated with WBC infiltration of the tissue and ofter swelling. It can be painful. ...Read more

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Help with ligament re-injury from wearing platforms?

Help with ligament re-injury from wearing platforms?

Ligament: Platform shoes are the worst type of shoe. They altern normal anatomical dynamics causing a host of issues from stretching of ligaments, to abnormal stress on knees and hips ann back. You must rest the area, take some anti-inflammatory agents and perhaps have pt. Secondly throw the platforms out wear shoes that are anatomical -flats or minimal heel. ...Read more

Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more