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Dr. Karpagam

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Karpagam Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Karpagam is one of the best Dentists in Laksha Hospital, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Karpagam at the iDentity Clinic in Laksha Hospital, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karpagam on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctors. My hubby is suffering from constipation for last 1 week. Today he is complaining of heat inside his stomach. He feels he got ulcers in his throat and tongue. He is continuously having hot water but of no use. Please suggest some home remedy. Today he consumed looz. If it won't help then we planning to consult doctor tomorrow. Please Help.

M.D Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Neemuch
Hello doctors. My hubby is suffering from constipation for last 1 week. Today he is complaining of heat inside his st...
More water, increase vegetables, avoid spicy and oily food, tab kio fiber -2 tab with two glass of water at bad time for 3 to 4 days.
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My wisdom tooth is growing out and causing a lot of pain and swelling to my cheek what can I use to stop the pain?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My wisdom tooth is growing out and causing a lot of pain and swelling to my cheek what can I use to stop the pain?
If your wisdom tooth is erupting in abnormal way, it is advised to get it removed. Otherwise maintain good oral hygiene. Rinse your mouth with warm salt water twice daily for relief. And visit the dentist for examination and proper treatment plan.
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Hi, I have mouth ulcer since past two months. I mean a blister over my right side of tongue. Please suggest me some sort of medication.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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I have got dental cavities in my last molar, due to which I feel difficulty in eating very cold or hot food, so please tell me proper suggestions.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
If it is last molar and cavity is very deep then go for removal of that tooth. Because treatment in relation to last molar are difficult due to inadequate access in that area. During treatment also you have to keep your mouth opening wide, so it will trouble for you also. Still you visit your dentist and let him see clinically and decide the treatment.
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I have bleeding when I did brushing, and many times I have poor smell in my mouth, please tell me what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bleeding when I did brushing, and many times I have poor smell in my mouth, please tell me what should I do.
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Removal of plaque  from the mouth is really important. Along with daily brushing, 99% plaque can be removed by the use of Waterjets.
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How much time will it take on an average to join my incisors? There's a small gap in between of about 2millimeters. I want to go for braces.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
How much time will it take on an average to join my incisors? There's a small gap in between of about 2millimeters. I...
Hi lybrate-user, the process of filling the gap between teeth is known as orthodontic treatment, wherein you will be required to wear braces (an appliance with wires) for anywhere between 6 months to 1 year, depending upon the exact condition of your teeth. However, this treatment will serve as a permanent solution to your problem. You teeth alignment will become better and your smile will improve, these days, braces, similar to the color of teeth (ceramic braces) have also become available which are potentially much better looking than the conventional silver appliances. Hope that helps.
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She has ache in her teeth. She can't drink any thing cold. Please suggest some cure.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
She has ache in her teeth. She can't drink any thing cold.  Please suggest some cure.
Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab ketorol dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Our teeth should only be used for chewing purposes. Using them for performing other activities such as cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can cause chipped or broken teeth.
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I have yellowish teeth. It give pain on chewing. How I can remove these things? Please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have yellowish teeth. It give pain on chewing. How I can remove these things? Please tell me.
here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- Mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. for faster result you can go for TEETH BLEACHING from dentist...
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I am 70 years old and I AM HAVING A PAIN for my jaw for last 2 months my dentist gave clean chit that no problem with teeth, then I CONSULTED ENT Dr. who suspect NEURALGIA and gave me tegrital 100 for 2 weeks but not much relief. What do you suggest? I am not diabetic and only medicine is for cholesterol.

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
I am 70 years old and I AM HAVING A PAIN for my jaw for last 2 months my dentist gave clean chit that no problem with...
Get your heart checked up for coronary ischemia, by angiography. Very early angina pain gets projected there. If it is normal, then treatment of neuralgia is justifiable.
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I have germs in my mouth. Always it was bleeding. And my mouth is always smelling. Please tell me some solution for this cause.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
do tooth brush morning and evening daily, do mouth wash with listerine mouth wash with water after any thing you eat. go to dentist for cleaning your teeth. it will help. welcome
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I wanted to ask that a diabetic can go for teeth implant n r there any side effects .will that teeth won't create any problem in future?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I wanted to ask that a diabetic can go for teeth implant n r there any side effects .will that teeth won't create any...
diabetes is not a contraindication.uncontrolled diabetes is...get your sugars under control and manage a healthy lifestyle....you can have implants placed and it will heal well.you need to maintain good oral hygiene after implants and it will function for years....no other issue...but yes if diabetes is uncontrolled then implant will be a failure
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I have a red spot on the enamel of my teeth, is there any problem in my mouth or its a infection?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a red spot on the enamel of my teeth, is there any problem in my mouth or its a infection?
Kindly get yourself checked by dentist. And problem would be assessed and if any treatment required. It would be advised by dentist.
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Q: Dear Doctor, I have some problems with my lips. These becomes black coloured. I never taking cigrate, tobacco, etc. I had never take chicken, drink, etc. In short I never absorb a bad habit of this type. My lips become black also my Gums colour also affected a lot. Every say me you are smoker.-(I am facing guilty overtime. But I am not a smoker. How can I prove? Please help me please! Doctor. That I may change the colour of gums & lips as soon as possible. Please Dr. Help me. I will thank full to my helper.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Q: Dear Doctor, I have some problems with my lips. These becomes black coloured. I never taking cigrate, tobacco, etc...
U don't have to prove it to any one except ur own self , ur lips may b dry n chafed use some lip guard gums may give a black tinge due to melanin pigmentation but they don't keep changing Color if u have still doubts u may send me a few pics of ur lips n gums
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Even after the rct is complete, patients must visit their endodontists or dentists to get the proper restorative work completed on the tooth.
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Hai I am 26 years old, in an accident I lost my teeth, I heard that we can regenerate teeth using stemcells of wisdom tooth, is it possible, if it is possible how much the cost will be per tooth.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hai I am 26 years old, in an accident I lost my teeth, I heard that we can regenerate teeth using stemcells of wisdom...
Stem cell regeneration is still in research phase. But you can always opt for artificial teeth. They are available for fixed n removable.
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Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes? Is it safe or not. Is drinking fruit juice as good for you as eating fruit?

BDS, MDS - Periodontics, Ph.D.
Dentist, Pune
Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes? Is it safe or not. Is drinking fruit juice as go...
Eating food gives you fibre than drinking fruit juices. Fibre is good for digestion and has cleansing action on teeth. Eating fruit is always better. Whitening tooth pastes are safe, but the action is temporary/ short lived. There are other ways to whiten your teeth.
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B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
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Hormonal changes in women increase sensitivity and may also lead to the occurrence of gingivitis.

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I had root canal treatment before 6 month treatment was completed with proper crown bt I hve pain what would be d reason?

BDS
Dentist, Fatehgarh Churian
I had root canal treatment before 6 month treatment was completed with proper crown bt I hve pain what would be d rea...
Dear lybrate-user there might bebe slight high point of your crown. Kindly visit your dentist for checkup.
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