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  • Sensitivity upon touch, bite on tooth that root canal was performed on. Is this a normal symptom?

    You can skip to the asterisks below if you do not want to read my long intro!

    Hello! I got a root canal on Monday (upper molar) and my permanent filling will be done this upcoming Monday. I have been bothering the office of my general dentist with lots of questions and am trying to wait until Monday to ask anymore... so in the meantime I wanted to see if anyone who works in dental or has gotten a root canal can tell me if what I am experiencing is normal or not.

    I was told that the area would be sore for 7-10 days, and that I was to call immediately for any swelling or if a bump showed up above the tooth. I was also told not to eat anything solid on that side.

    *** Well... the problem is I can't even have anything soft on that side. Something as simple as bumping my tongue to that tooth, or the bottom tooth touching the surface of the root canaled tooth feels extremely sensitive, like biting down on aluminum foil. That is the best way I can explain the sensation. Sometimes when I am eating food a crumb will slip to the other side and I bite down on it and it hurts. It has been 4 days now since my root canal and I understand having the general soreness in the jaw or up in the gum area but on the actual surface of the tooth itself? The furthest point away from my root canals is where I am experiencing the pain.

    Really do not hope it is a fractured tooth but that is my fear. Can anyone make me feel better by saying that this is a normal thing I am experiencing? Please... lol

    4 AnswersDental2 years ago
  • Question about Mac OS X version 10.5.8?

    Currently my Mac OS X is running on version 10.5.8. And I just not recently found out that apple is updating this version anymore. Also, I cannot receive updates from Google Chrome. I don't even know if I have Lion or Snow Leopard or whatever. I am trying to figure out what should I do next? What am I supposed to be updating to? And what do I need to go buy to get the current/newest version. I've looked up several answers but I can't seem to find a good one thats easy to understand. Please help as I know nothing about this updating stuff! Thank you so much!

    1 AnswerDesktops8 years ago
  • Information on Becoming a Flight Attendant?

    Hello! I am 16 years old and Ive been wanted to become a flight attendant since I was 13 or so, and Im actually thinking this is WHAT I want to be. Every one tells me its stupid, and I wont make money, but I dont agree. I know they dont get paid as much, but thats alright.

    But my question is, to people who know about flight attendants, or people who have known/been one, how much do you make? And it only requires high school graduating right? And if you do go to college, would you make more? Also would you be able to pick which airline youd like to work with and wether you want to do domestic or international flights? Im planning to work for ANA or JAL, airlines in Japan.

    Please help out by answering any of those questions, it would help alot.

    Thank you very much!

    3 AnswersAircraft10 years ago
  • Vomiting when on Yaz birth control?

    Alright, so I am 16 years old going to start taking birth control (Yaz) in hopes to lessen my very bad and annoying acne on my face, but vomiting is my WORST fear I absolutely hate it and want to avoid it as much as possible. But for people who have used birth control specifically Yaz.. is it like a 100% chance of vomiting..? Should I be scared to take this because of that? And does it also cause weight gain? Thats another thing I wouldnt really like..

    Thankyou for taking the time to read, and answer to those who do! : )

    1 AnswerWomen's Health10 years ago
  • I need help getting flexible fast?

    So for this California Fitness Exam for some reason they have expectations for different age groups.. and I already failed the mile by 6 seconds so I cant fail anymore or else Ill need to retake this whole class all over again and I really dont want that..

    So anyways! I was wondering if anybody knows a really good way to become flexible fast?

    I need to be able to sit on the ground, have my two legs stretching straight in front of me, and i have to be able to touch my toes.. which I cant do at all! I need help!


    4 AnswersDiet & Fitness10 years ago
  • I need help with probability?

    I need help with this question please.

    Wayne has 1 ten dollar bill, 2 five dollar bills and 5 one dollar bills in his wallet.

    Wayne randomly chooses a bill from his wallet, puts it back, then picks another bill, and puts that one back too. What is the probability that both were five dollar bills?

    Need to get the answer in 4 minutes if anyone can haha.


    1 AnswerHomework Help10 years ago
  • Homework help, with dividing quotients?

    Can someone explain how to do these PLEASE? : )

    I need to divide them.. and I have no idea how.

    Thank you to whoever can help!

    1) 5t^3



    2) 48x^5y^5



    2 AnswersHomework Help1 decade ago
  • I need help factoring quadratic polynomials?

    Alright, so Ill put x^2 for the exponents so its easier to understand!

    I need to factor these quadratic polynomials.

    And I have no idea how so could someone maybe explain step by step in simple words?

    Thank you! : )

    1) z^2-9z+12

    2) t^2+2t-15

    3) s^2-6s-27

    4 AnswersMathematics1 decade ago
  • Question about behind the wheel training?

    I finished my 32 hours of drivers education finally last Saturday, and I my first behind the wheel class is tomorrow evening. I don't have my permit yet, but in California is there a law where you cant go through behind the wheel unless you have your permit first? Even if an instructor is with you? I go to the DMV to go take my test to get my permit next month.

    2 AnswersSafety1 decade ago
  • Need help with algebra problem? (Slope)?

    I really suck at math..

    Could someone explain step by step how to do these problems please?

    It says in the book "Find an equation in standard form of the line containing point P and having slope m. You dont have to answer all three, I just need an idea of what I am supposed to be doing! : )

    Thank you so much!

    1. P (5, 0) m= -2

    2. P (2, 1) m= 2/3

    3. (-2, -1) m= 0

    1 AnswerHomework Help1 decade ago
  • I need help with Inequalities?

    I dont understand anything we are learning in help, Ive been getting help from a friend, but he doesnt know how to do the stuff we are learning now. I was hoping someone can explain this much better than my teacher does?

    I have to read a word problem and made an inequality type of problem out of it then solve it? Can somebody explain it step by step and help me please? : ) Thank you!

    The usual toll charge to use the Bingham tunnel is 50 cents. If you purchase a special sticker for $5.50, the toll is only 35 cents. At least how many trips through the tunnel are needed before the sticker costs less than paying for each trip separately?

    Help me please!

    3 AnswersMathematics1 decade ago
  • My retainer hurts SO badly taking it off, and putting it on.?

    I had a retainer since October? I think and about 3 weeks ago I broke it on accident and it was a wired one. I got a replacement but this time its a plastic one. And the material they used it SO hard it hurts to put on and take off! I know Ive only had it for 1 day but when I take it off its so tight it pushed my front teeth and it feels like a HUGE bruise. Is that ok? Or will it make my teeth loose or something? lol

    Just wondering,,, Id love to hear your retainer stories stuff too!

    I hate retainers, they are the worst, Id rather have braces in : (

    4 AnswersDental1 decade ago
  • Cough, with headache.?

    Ive been coughing ever since late December, it started off as a dry cough then cough that has phlegm. Then a couple weeks ago in the morning I coughed up very little bit of blood, and it scared me because it happened again a week later. Ive also been having headaches since January. Im 14, and I was wondering if this might be something really bad or if anybody has had it?

    3 AnswersRespiratory Diseases1 decade ago
  • Piece of hair in throat?

    Ok, this might sound weird but today when I was laughing a big clump of hair flew into my mouth because of the wind. Then when it came out, later it felt like one piece of hair in just stuck at the waaaay end of my tongue and I want to get it out. I tried eating, and drinking, its been almost 6 hours every since this happened. Can anybody tell me what to do?!

    1 AnswerInfectious Diseases1 decade ago
  • I was eating tortilla chips and...?

    A little piece is stuck inside the roof of my mouth, and I cant get it out.

    Do you think it will come out on its own? Im scared!

    5 AnswersOther - Food & Drink1 decade ago
  • Sore throat, dry cough !?

    I think Im sick, I have the cough, a runny nose, and the cough, is keeping me up at night! It started on Monday night, I started waking up in the middle of the night and coughing for hours straight. But last night, it was the worst! It felt like I was gonna cough out an organ, that bad. And I dont know what to do, no medicine because I already tried 3 different kinds (which is bad) and none worked. Please tell me what I should do! Would vapor rub work? If it does, how! Cause I have Vicks vapor rub. Just please help, I want good sleep at night : (


    4 AnswersRespiratory Diseases1 decade ago
  • About John Travolta, look at this.?

    I dont get it, ever since he's acted in Hairspray people everywhere have been calling him gay, and Im sick of it. John Travolta in my opinion is the BEST actor/singer/dancer in the whole wide world. Hes had a good career and more to come! He has a beautiful wife with two wonderful kids. I am a huge fan of John Travolta and every time I hear people making fun of him, makes me wanna cry! Hes kissed some guys, look, its a way of saying thanks when they are really happy. Or a goodbye or something. And I would definitely act a guy if I was offered 8 million.

    So let me hear your opinions!

  • Does taking braces off hurt?

    Im really, really excited, but at the same time I'm also very scared. I dont know what its gonna feel like. Can anybody tell me? And also, the orthodontist said it would be a bit uncomfortable taking off the back part, you know the one that is cemented onto your back teeth? Yeah, Im very nervous! Getting them off tomorrow!

    3 AnswersDental1 decade ago
  • Fingernail?

    I have a very tiny bit of my finger nail coming off cause when i was cutting my nails like, it slipped and i cut a little piece off the side and i tried pulling it off with tweezer but it hurts, so very badly. Would it be bad to just leave it and wait until it comes off. It hurts so much what should I do. Hope you guys understand what Im trying to say.

    1 AnswerFirst Aid1 decade ago
  • Stinging in Ear?

    Its been happened about twice or three times a day since yesterday. It hurts really bad, like a needle poking my ear drum? Its hard to explain but Im scared its something bad. Is this something I should be worried about? Just to tell you all, I listen to music REALLY loud, its like really loud. Maybe thats whats causing it? Anyone else had this feeling of your ear stinging? Usually in the middle of the ear?

    3 AnswersPain & Pain Management1 decade ago