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Experiencing some discomfort in teeth. What should I do?

I have a lot of pain and discomfort with my back molars, and I'm not sure of what I'm supposed to do about it. It really started suddenly. Is there anything that I can do?

What is considered high blood pressure?

My mom was taking my blood pressure, and told me that it's pretty high for my age. I'm only 23, but I don't understand what numbers are high and what numbers are low. What numbers...

What should I be doing for tennis elbow?

I have tennis elbow, but I don't have the insurance to go to physical therapy to have it corrected. Are there any exercises I can do at home to help?

Three cavities at once. Will they all be filled in one session?

I have tooth pain in three separate areas in my mouth, and I feel like they're all cavities. If they are, I know that they'll need to be filled. Will this be done all in one...

Are braces the only way to fix buck teeth?

I've had buck teeth for a while, and probably would have needed braces when I was a kid, but I didn't go to the dentist as much as I should have gone. Now, as an adult, I don't...

Anything I can do for my tooth gap?

I've always wanted to model, but I have a huge gap in my teeth. This has prevented me from getting jobs in the past, and I've only had a few clients who were okay with the gap....

Why does a cracked tooth have to be pulled?

My dentist found a cracked tooth and now he wants to pull it. I made the appointment for it, because, obviously, I do want it fixed. But why does a cracked tooth need to be pulled?...

Do I always need a crown with a root canal?

I was reading an article about this, and they said that crowns aren't always necessary--especially for teeth that are more towards the back or canines. Why aren't they necessary...

A huge gap in dental treatment. What should I expect?

I haven't really gone to the dentist since I was a kid, and now that I'm older I know I need to go and have at least a check up. Because I haven't gone in a while, is there anything...

Why is my tooth discolored after treatment?

I had a root canal done, but now my tooth is darker in color and just doesn't look right. Why did this happen?

Are tummy tucks painful to get?

I would like to get a tummy tuck, but I heard that the recovery time after it is at least one to two months. Why is the recovery time so long? Are tummy tucks painful?

Should I consider natural medicine for cancer?

I was diagnosed with musculoskeletal cancer quite recently, and I really do not want to go through the side effects of chemotherapy or radiotherapy. I'd much rather look into...

Is a rash with leukemia normal?

My son is currently being treated for leukemia, and it was diagnosed in one of its early stages. He's managing the treatment better than we thought he would, which is a huge relief...

Occupational therapy for carpal tunnel?

I was just diagnosed with carpal tunnel, and while it isn't severe enough for surgery (yet), I don't want to have surgery for it in the future. I'd much rather look at other options...

What does a nuclear medicine exam entail?

I was referred to a nuclear medicine exam after a routine checkup that showed issues within my cardiovascular system. He didn't give me much information on what this really means...

Cortisone injections for osteoarthritis. Do they work?

I was diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my hands, and it's located just at the base of my thumb. I can't really do anything in that hand because of the pain and swelling. Right...

Can birth control cause my urine to smell?

My urine has never really smelled before I started taking birth control, unless I had a UTI. Now it smells a little fishy. I'm pretty sure it's not a UTI, because I'm not feeling...

Is high blood pressure bad for anesthesia?

I have issues with high blood pressure and need to have surgery for my gallbladder and be under general anesthesia. The surgery is scheduled for this coming Monday, but I'm nervous...

How long before my surgery should I stop taking blood thinners?

I have a minor cardiac procedure coming up in an out-patient facility. I'm a little nervous, but I'm preparing for it in the best possible way. However, I do take blood thinners...

How can acupuncture improve blood circulation?

I was reading an article for ways to improve my circulation, and a website actually suggested using acupuncture to help me. How does acupuncture help with improve circulation?...

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