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What Does Sitting Root Test For
Assists with feeding: The rooting reflex is a primitive reflex that is present at birth that helps your baby breastfeed. When your baby's cheek is stroked s/he will turn towards that side and open their mouth, searching for the object. This helps with breastfeeding. This reflex generally goes away around 4 months of age. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
First step: Treat the cause, not symptom. Diagnosis of gum disease must identified the cause. These causes must be treated. Scale and polish only the first step of treatment. Occlusal factors must be address. Follow up with selective scaling and root planning must occur. Host reaction must be explored. These are the reasons why the treatment is termed "periodontal therapy", not just a procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exam and x-rays: You should have a consultation with your dentist in order to determine if it looks like your wisdom teeth are coming in straight and also if there will be enough room for them. This can easily be determined with a clinical exam and x-rays. Depending upon your age and their development, your dentist might suggest removal, monitoring them or if you are lucky, no problem expected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son doesn't brush his teeth, he is 2 and has white stuff all over them is his teeth rooting or what is it? He lives with my ex and she doesn't brush his teeth. He's 2 but should start to learn and brush his teeth he likes it if taught properly. I am c
Parental brushing: You need to talk with your ex about essential care of your child's teeth. A 2 year old cannot brush teeth properly and need a parent to do this. The white stuff is food debris and plaque and will decay the teeth. As difficult as it may be to talk, the primary concern of both of you is the health and well being of your child. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
During stress test, BP was measured standing up, sitting down, laying down, & working out. All readings varied. Which is most reflective of actual bp?
All: Variations in blood pressure throughout the day is normal, with position, activity, stress, etc. All measurements are reflective of one's blood pressure. Some higher values would be acceptable and considered normal, e.g. During exercise. The blood pressure that is usually measured and used to evaluate and treat blood pressure is at rest in the sitting or lying down position. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
i wnt to get to the root of why my test result :ige > 790. I have hashimotos and heavy metals. Would you have suggestions/tests to help me ?
See your doctor: These are lab findings that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Cold test on tooth, recently filled, hurt a lot, but nothing else indicates a problem. Do I need a root canal, or could it be something else?
If my tooth doesn't feel any cold on a pulp test, will I have to get a root canal & is it still savable?
Cold is not enough: Not reacting to cold is not enough to conclude that the tooth needs root canal. Testing with an electric pulp tester is more reliable. A tooth can be saved by root canal provided there is good, sound tooth structure remaining and the bone support of the tooth is adequate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What special test are done for a positive meniscus tear? What is a displaced meniscal root? Is that a tear please help
McMurray's test.: A McMurrays test can be done in the office, which give you an idea if there is a meniscus tear. Usually an MRI is required to confirm it. A meniscal root tear, is actually a detachment of its insertion point in the back of the knee. Acts like a tear, though. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bp 103/60 sitting. & 117/70 standing. Hr of 120. Not even 5 minutes in between. Is this normal? Would a tilt table test show more? Bp is normally 140/90
It depends: A BP of 103/60 is not considered abnormal or low unless you are dizzy, feel faint or lightheaded. Your blood pressure will fluctuate depending on your stress, and anxiety level and yes within minutes. Your heart rate is high thought and this can be secondary to stress, anxiety, dehydration, caffeine, fatigue, pain, lack of sleep among others. ...Read more
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