Inflammation of the innermost layer of the tooth (pulp), which contains the blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissues, is called pulpitis. The symptoms of pulpitis are swelling, tooth pain, sensitivity to hot, cold, or sweet food, swollen lymph nodes, bad breath, and slight fever.
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Query: Hello doctor, The tooth has become black and feeling sensitivity while chewing and when having some cold and sweet feeling like it is due to the cavity. Can I reduce it naturally? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through your question and I can understand your concern. As per your history, it looks that you are having reversible pulpitis, that means there is a cavity in progression. If you will get it filled, sensitivity will go and there will be no further decay. If... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,My tooth has a hole in it, the gums are now inflated and it blocks the hole now. What procedure would the dentist do in my tooth? Also, the placement of the tooth is in the upper middle part. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and understand your concern. According to your description, it is a pulp polyp. It is a pulp hyperplastic condition after acute pulpitis. You do not need to worry because it is not a dangerous condition. There are two possible treatment... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I had a tooth filling done. My dentist injected anesthesia three times to get complete numbness. The numbness from the anesthesia has subsided. But I have pain inside my tooth. I suspect that the pain in my tooth is due to the drilling done in my tooth. I have a strange pain shooting fro... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Yes, it is painful sometimes. But it is only related to the stimulus, that means the pain at the time of chewing or due to hot or cold fluids. If the pain is continuous and interferes with your sleep cycle, you may need to revisit the dent... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I had my tooth checked up last year, and the doctor told me to go for an OPG as he was planning for a root canal therapy. But due to severe negligence and work, I could not do that. It is almost a year now, and tonight I am having a painful time. Please tell me whether there is a chan... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history and associated symptoms, it looks like you have now acute pulpitis leading to acute apical periodontitis. That means because of open pulp chamber, it is now infected. You need to take antibiotics and analgesics for this one. In case you do not have ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I am 25 years old. I was three months premature baby and I have an organic brain disorder, high blood pressure, and anxiety disorder. I take Lamictal, a blood pressure medicine and an allergy pill and Trileptal and Fluoxetine 20 mg. My back tooth hurts. I think it is infected. I also have ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. But because you are having certain special issues, you need to visit a dentist personally. Your pain needs antibiotic medication that you might be allergic to, the pain in your tooth is because of pulpi... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have a tooth problem in two of my teeth from about a whole week. One tooth is broken and my other one just hurts. It is a lower and upper one. I had a fever for a whole day and my ear has been hurting for two days already. Do I need to go to the emergency room or can I wait to ge... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through your question. I can understand your concern. It seems to me that you have acute pulpitis. You need to take a five-day antibiotic course and after that, you can get it removed. If you do not have any associated medical history or allergy to any of th... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I think my sinus infection causes pain in my teeth. The pain is relieved only when I hold an ice cube in the mouth. I have severe pain in the entire left side of the face without the ice. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. As per your history of pain, it is relieved only when you keep cold water or ice in your mouth. It is a typical feature of end-stage reversible pulpitis (inflammation of the pulp). The cold water causes vasoconstriction and reduces blood fl... Read Full »