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10 Possible Causes for Dental Caries, Fainting Spells, Patient Appears Chronically Ill

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    This paper presents data from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) describing the prevalence of dental caries and periodontal diseases in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dental caries are mainly caused by cariogenic streptococci and lactobacilli.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The NHANES III data demonstrate that dental caries and periodontal diseases occur with substantial frequency and represent a burden of unmet treatment need in older adults[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fluoride Poisoning

    See also fluoridation . topical fluoride a fluoride applied directly to the teeth, especially of children, in a dental caries prevention program. fluoride poisoning Etymology[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] It is probably best known for playing an important role in dental health by preventing dental caries and assisting with tooth strength.[healthhype.com] Caries External sites FIRE WATER Australia's Industrial Fluoridation Disgrace The Girl Against Fluoride The Fluoride Education Project A Bibliography of Scientific Literature[whale.to]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    In the mouth, radiographic evidence of dental caries may be evident 8. Treatment and prognosis The treatment of anorexia is beyond the scope of this article.[radiopaedia.org] spells and dizziness Difficulty eating in public Very secretive about eating patterns Pale complexion (almost a pasty look) Physical/Medical Complications Fatigue and lack[mirror-mirror.org] spells Dry skin that may also take on yellowish tint Bluish color on the tips of the fingers Dry hair and hair loss Downy hair that grows over the skin in order to keep warm[psycom.net]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Dental caries and dental health behavior of patients with primary Sjögren syndrome. Acta Odontol. Scand. 59, 116–120 (2001). 63. Moen, K. et al.[nature.com] Patients with rheumatoid arthritis appear undernourished and chronically ill. Most are anemic because of the effect of the disease on blood-forming organs.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] caries increased (Cohen, 1987 ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brain Abscess

    Abscess formation can also develop following blood-borne spread from a remote site - eg, in patients with cyanotic congenital heart disease, endocarditis, and dental caries[patient.info] In one case the source of infection was dental caries.[npplweb.com]

  • Amyloidosis

    spells Palpitations of the heart Show More A complete medical history and physical examination is essential for diagnosing amyloidosis.[ucsfhealth.org] […] hands or feet Diarrhea Severe fatigue An enlarged tongue Feeling full after eating smaller amounts of food than usual Dizziness upon standing Swelling of the ankles or legs Fainting[ucsfhealth.org]

  • Diarrhea

    M Foley and HF Akers, Does poverty cause dental caries?, Australian Dental Journal, 64, 1, (96-102), (2018).[doi.org] Chronic diarrhea ( 4 wk) requires evaluation, as does a shorter (1 to 3 wk) bout of diarrhea in immunocompromised patients or those who appear significantly ill.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Hypokalemia

    She had multiple dental caries, and for several months had ingested 9.6–14.4 g/day of ibuprofen (about 50 tablets per day).[mja.com.au] On physical examination, he was a chronically ill-appearing man wearing a nasal cannula. Height was 69 inches, weight 205 pounds.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] Ganss, Dental Erosion – An Overview with Emphasis on Chemical and Histopathological Aspects, Caries Research, 45, s1, (2), (2011).[doi.org]

  • Familial Dysautonomia

    , salivary over production and low caries experience.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms vary, and may include: Swallowing problems in infants, resulting in aspiration pneumonia or poor growth Breath-holding spells, resulting in fainting Constipation[nlm.nih.gov] Oro-dental features include a lack of tongue fungiform papillae, impairment of taste, oro-dental self-mutilation, dental crowding, excessive plaque and calculus accumulation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Deafness - Opticoacoustic Nerve Atrophy - Dementia Syndrome

    Sensorineural hearing loss and dental caries are common.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] Other symptoms and signs can be: unusual spells of confusion instability hallucinations and personality changes spells of inability to focus or double vision unusual difficulty[vasculitis.ca] A transforming illness may be an acute episode or a chronic condition, yet whenever it appears, life takes a new trajectory and things are never the same.[mitchmedical.us]

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