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Dr. Uma Venu Gopal

BDS

Dentist, Alappuzha

22 Years Experience
Dr. Uma Venu Gopal BDS Dentist, Alappuzha
22 Years Experience
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To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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Dr. Uma Venu Gopal is a trusted Dentist in Ambalapuzha, Alappuzha. She has had many happy patients in her 22 years of journey as a Dentist. She is a BDS . She is currently associated with UV Dental Care Centre in Ambalapuzha, Alappuzha. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Uma Venu Gopal on Lybrate.com.

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Diphtheria - How it Affects Your Throat and Tongue?

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
Diphtheria - How it Affects Your Throat and Tongue?

A quite serious bacterial infection, diphtheria is caused by the Corynebacterium diphtheria. It usually tends to affect the throat and the mouth of an affected person, although there are other varieties which can infect your skin as well. However, the most common cases of diphtheria affect the throat and the mouth. 

Symptoms of diphtheria in general
It may take up to five days for symptoms to show up when you are infected with the disease. Some of the symptoms would be:

  1. You neck would swell up due to swelling in the lymph nodes, especially in the neck
  2. Your throat and tonsils will develop a thick grayish membrane 
  3. Your throat may become sore and hoarse
  4. You may face difficulty in breathing, depending on the size of the membrane and the resultant inflammation
  5. You may have difficulty swallowing as well

These are the primary symptoms which will affect your throat in general. Some of the other symptoms that may show up are:

  1. Fever
  2. Nasal discharge
  3. Malaise or a general feeling of discomfort 
  4. Chills

The parts of your body, which are affected the most tend to be your throat, tongue and the neck. The pain tends to persist for quite some time as you recover.

Causes of diphtheria 
Diphtheria is usually spread by the following methods

  1. Airborne droplets: This is possibly the most common method of contracting the disease. This usually happens when a person is infected with diphtheria coughs or sneezes around you. The airborne droplets then travel from one person to another, transmitting the infection. This is particularly the case in crowded area such as public transport and public spaces.
  2. Touching personal items which may be infected: Touching used towels, paper tissues or drinking from an unwashed glass may cause an infection as well. These tend to happen mostly in an indoor setting such as offices and houses. Even toys, door and equipment handles can cause transmission of this virus. 

If you are showing any of these symptoms, it is prudent to consult a doctor immediately as diphtheria, if left untreated, may also result in serious complications.

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Her tooth were strong but the problems were, the top front tooth of her has been comes out of the mouth. Dear Dr. Help her to make her tooth to seems to be perfectly inside her mouth.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Her tooth were strong but the problems were, the top front tooth of her has been comes out of the mouth. Dear Dr. Hel...
If they are strong then go root canal treatment of that teeth and capping so they look perfectly inside in mouth.
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My tongue is look white colour .how to care tongue for look nit and clean. I look feel pain while I wash my tongue. So tell me.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Take Cosmos 30C 3 doses daily (morning, evening and night) for 2 weeks. It will be cured. Take care... :)
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I'm 33 year's old. I brush my teeth every day for about half an hour. But my teeth looks yellowish in colour. I used almost all the paste. But no change. Is there any way to make my teeth look whiter. And how much does it cost for the treatment.?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I'm 33 year's old. I brush my teeth every day for about half an hour. But my teeth looks yellowish in colour. I used ...
First of all, no need to brush for half hour. 10 minutes is enough. The more you brush the more yellow it will become coz the first layer enamel is whiter than the deeper dentin layer. You can go for bleaching starting from 5000.
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I'm feeling pain on my jaw bones and little cold, little bit upper nose swelling. Help me.

MDS Pediatric Dentist, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I'm feeling pain on my jaw bones and little cold, little bit upper nose swelling. Help me.
Hi Pankaj, please get yourself checked for sinus problem or otherwise get an xray done for confirmation of dental problem.
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My front teeth is getting black day by day. And I remember that in my childhood I got hurt on my teeth. So please I need your suggestion to make it normal.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
My front teeth is getting black day by day. And I remember that in my childhood I got hurt on my teeth. So please I n...
This problem is because your teeth have become non vital you need to go for root canal treatment and then a crown over the teeth.
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Hi doctor, my side teeth has damaged so please any some more information about my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi doctor, my side teeth has damaged so please any some more information about my teeth.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush.
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I am suffering from gum bleeding from past 3 months. But it is not visible to naked eye. Just after getting some changes in taste I came to know about it. Is it a matter of concern?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from gum bleeding from past 3 months. But it is not visible to naked eye. Just after getting some chan...
gatik you are suffering from gum bleeding and change in taste in mouth means poor oral hygiene and gum health. kindly visit dental surgeon again for check-up . reason can be due to indigestion and poor oral hygiene . solution to gingivitis is deep cleaning and maintain good oral hygiene . brush your teeth twice a day and do listerine mouth wash regularly take medicines as advised and go for regular dressing .
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When I was a child I had a cavity tooth which I covered the cavity with cement now its pain what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Patiala
When I was a child I had a cavity tooth which I covered the cavity with cement now its pain what should I do.
You need to have x ray. Then only we can anticipate. So do not wait visit the dentist. But as a general health do brush twice your teeth. And do warm saline rinses 3 times a week. It will give you relief.
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I am suffering from halitosis since 2005. I had consulted various doctors but unfortunately it doesn't cured.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from halitosis since 2005. I had consulted various doctors but unfortunately it doesn't cured.
First thing stop using mouthwash because it give you temporary freshness and hide the clinical findings if it is there in mouth. It can be oral or extra oral /systemic in origin. Oral causes - cavities, poor oral hygiene, any removable or fixed artificial teeth causing food lodgement extra oral / systemic - various diseases have their specific type of smell it comes in diabetes, liver diseases, kidney problem.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Brushing harder isn’t better. Vigorous brushing does more harm than good and can lead to eroded enamel, which never grows back and can cause sensitivity and other oral issues.

Ive been chewing tobacco since too long but now my jaws and skin has so much stiffed up that I can not open my mouth properly. If I try to do so it pains alot. My dentist told me to remove the last tooth of the upper side, Is it safe to rove upper tooth? Can it effect the brain?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Ive been chewing tobacco since too long but now my jaws and skin has so much stiffed up that I can not open my mouth ...
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of OSMF .Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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I am suffering from ulcers in my mouth from last 10 to 15 days and I have tried all types of medicines like b-complex and gels. Now what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 3 days.
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Hi, My friend, who is 20 years old guy is suffering from severe gum ache over months. He used to take antibiotics. It will provide him relief but no longer. He will once again will have same problem. Taking too much antibiotics will also cause side effects. So please help him find relief.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Hi, My friend, who is 20 years old guy is suffering from severe gum ache over months. He used to take antibiotics. It...
Gums bleeding is due to infection in gums. Get scalling done by dentist. Take vit c tab for one week. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush , floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage ur gums with ur finger tips after brushing. Keep ur tongue clean. Rinse ur mouth well after each meal. Visit ur dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs. medicine alone donot clear dental probs n requires adequate n definite intervention by dentist. avoid self medications n visit dentist ASAP.
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I have teeth problem between 2 teeth there was hole and sometime it's painful. What I have do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have teeth problem between 2 teeth there was hole and sometime it's painful. What I have do?
Keep the teeth clean and take tab combiflam for pain and get the space covered by filling in tooth by visiting a dental surgeon.
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Hi Dentist, my gums are black and I want them to become nomal (pink). What I have to do?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi Dentist, my gums are black and I want them to become nomal (pink). What I have to do?
Hello, black gums could be because of smoking or pigmentation. Get it checked from the dentist. If it is because of pigmentation, by electro-cautery (surgical procedure) gums can be made pink again.
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My teeth have gap. What do I for closing its gap? Its gap increasing day by day. What would I do for this? I gonna be sad. It effect my future. My mother is also become dad becoz of this. please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth have gap. What do I for closing its gap? Its gap increasing day by day. What would I do for this? I gonna be...
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist.
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Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Sexologist, Chennai
Oral Sex

Oral sex involves using the mouth, including the lips, tongue, and teeth, to stimulate a sexual partner's genitals (i.e., his or her external reproductive organs). It often involves kissing, licking, sucking, nibbling, and blowing.

Oral sex is performed by heterosexual couples, by men who have sex with men (MSM), and by women who have sex with women (WSW). When oral sex is performed on a male, it is called fellatio (pronounced fĕl-ā’-shē-ō) and when it's performed on a femaile, it is called cunnilingus (pronounced kŭn-ĭ-lĭn-gŭs).

Fellatio involves using the mouth to stimulate the penis and scrotum. Cunnilingus involves using the mouth to stimulate the vulva, the clitoris, and the vaginal opening. Oral sex that involves the anus is called analingus (pronounced ān-ă- lĭn-gŭs).

Oral sex is an important part of many healthy sexual relationships; however, as with other sexual behaviors, it is important to practice safer oral sex to reduce the risk for sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV/AIDS.

Safer oral sex practices involve the following:

Avoid oral sex when there are open sores (e.g., cold sores), cuts, or broken skin in the mouth or the genital area

Avoid oral sex when one partner has an active sexually transmitted infection (e.g., genital herpes, genital warts)

Wait at least 30 minutes after brushing the teeth, flossing the teeth, or having dental work (including dental cleanings) before performing oral sex (brushing, flossing, and dental cleanings can cause gum irritation and bleeding)

Wear a latex condom (flavored condoms are available), female condom, or a dental dam (flat, latex barrier worn in the mouth)

Withdraw the penis from the sexual partner's mouth prior to ejaculation

Oral sex between consenting sexual partners often is extremely pleasurable and satisfying. In fact, for many women, cunnilingus provides just the right amount of stimulation to produce orgasm. Oral sex does not carry a risk for pregnancy.

Open communication is an important part of any sexual relationship, including relationships that involve oral sex. Many men and women enjoy performing and receiving oral sex, but serious problems can develop in the relationship if one partner enjoys oral sex and the other does not. Sex therapists can help couples resolve a number of sexual issues, including issues involving oral sex.
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I have smell in my mouth even I have used regular toothpaste in morning one time.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have smell in my mouth even I have used regular toothpaste in morning one time.
Hi, There are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. Regards
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