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Does Dental Abscess Cause Hepatitis

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Brain abscess

my aunt fainted after which her boddy started to contract and her lips turned blue.she was taken to the hospital where she was kept in the icu for 2-3 days.when she regained conciousness she could neither speak nor move.the doctors diagnosed it to...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
My sympathies for the health of your aunt.Brain abscesses are caused by many things, but abscesses due to infected teeth are not unheard of.The major mission is to stop any bleeding, since this can cause extensive injury in the wrong setting. After... Read more »

Dental Transmission of Hepatitis?

Hello. I was just curious how common Hepatitis Transmission is via dentist office cleanings?Last time I was there I questioned them about an autoclave.They said they use one machine that sorta shakes all particals off the tools. Then she said they...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is hard for me to comment because I am not sure about what other machine you may be referring to. I would simply ask your dentist directly about the sterilization process and be direct about your concerns. Most likely, you will be reassured since... Read more »

i need to know (abscess)

what is an abscess on your vagina? where does it come from? why do we get them?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
An abscess is a small collection of pus (that yellowish-white fluid, which consists of dead cells, tissue, and other stuff, that you might see when you pop a zit) that has formed as a result of your body fighting off a localized infection in your... Read more »

Abscess on the Brain

A friend has been diagnosed as having AIDS. She became very ill at the beginning of January. I was told by her family that she had an abcess onher brain. She suffered what seemed to me to be a stroke, and could not remember anyone. Could you tell me...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
An abscess is a general term for a collection of infected material. When you have an abscess on the skin, it is called a boil, and it contains "pus"-- fluid composed of white cells and bacteria.You can get those kind of bacterial... Read more »
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Skin infections, abscesses, aaarrrghhhh!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV+ since 1990. No opportunistic infections, just annoying things like sinus problems, high cholesterol, more frequent flu bouts, headaches....but July 2004 I had surgery for a peri-rectal abscess (resistant staph bacteria). I was put on... Read more »

Free dental?

Posted by Benders, 1 Reply
I heard you get free dental in the uk if you have the hiv, does anyone know how true this is? Read more »

dental symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi. I'm a 25 year old heterosexual woman. I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago. 2 weeks after the incident, my teeth started to hurt. I went to visit my dentist and he told me that I have acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. I believe this is also... Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

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Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »