09-12-2018 11:14 PM
I had an emergency dental appointment @Appleblossom But it was through my usual dentist, who works Saturdays, & managed to fit me in (somehow) when already fully booked.
It didn't hurt, but it was a huge hole in the tooth - & was very sensitive chewing anything.
It coincided with the severe shoulder pain (past 9 days or so) - that has been excruciating, & has left me unable to sleep through any night.
Due to a muscle & nerve injury (damage) that I'm still currently trying to get treated.
So I'm still in severe ongoing shoulder & neck pain, & am physically very weak & vague-headed at the moment.
It was the 2 things at once, that was almost impossible to manage (or work out how to) - because my mind & body are so befuddled & exhausted.
I hope that helps (maybe).
09-12-2018 11:23 PM
That's fine @Appleblossom It's impossible to keep track of all these posts everywhere different, at least for me (right now) it is.
No A&E did not do the right or caring thing at all.
The trip into hospital, coming out with no treatment or the necessary scans - left me in a much weaker state, & in more pain than ever.
Thank you for your validation, I really appreciate it.
I hope you can get your tooth fixed soon. Teeth braking is stressful, at least for me it is.
My dentist seems to think that I need to somehow accept it as a (semi) regular occurence (3 times in the past year) - due to getting old he said.
09-12-2018 11:24 PM
Mine is just a giant hole in side of mouth. Not in pain with it atm I will call dentist tomorrow Monday.
Concerned about you @Adge
It is a lot of things to manage at once, and sounds as if the ambulance trip was a waste of time and money.
09-12-2018 11:26 PM
Are you aware if you grind at night. @Adge I had not heard it was normal for them to break.
My dentist said I had a 3 cracked teeth and bad bruxism.
09-12-2018 11:35 PM
Yes you are right @Appleblossom The ambulance trip will cost me $900, which hopefully (not absolutely sure) my ancillary extras health cover will refund - unless they say that it wasn't an emergency.
I'm confused & worried about that one.
It was a waste of time & money - the ambulance call-out, & the trip to A&E.
They sent me home with no pain meds (for shoulder & neck), & none of the scans that they said I would have to get - Ultrasound & or MRI
Actually left me in a worse state, & untreated (it did).
I really can't deal with so many serious things happening all at once like that.
All the best with getting your tooth fixed soon.
09-12-2018 11:43 PM
I am not aware of grinding at night @Appleblossom
But my dentist thinks that I may be grinding my teeth (without realising it).
09-12-2018 11:54 PM
If the signs of bruxism are there, and it sounds like it is, then it is apparently wise to wear a properly fitted night guard. (not just a sports one size fits all)
I have not been able to afford to get mine done yet ... so my dentist will probably feel validated when I call.
Yes it helps me to be able to talk about things. Many things. The gamut.
Being in high level pain for so long is awful.
I need to log off, but Take Care
I am a bit worried about @Former-Member she is thinking of leaving but I dont think she has managed to close her account.
Lapses. Not sure if it is any help, but missing you.
13-12-2018 06:35 PM
Hello feasters. Hope you've all had a good week.
This week Australia's had some wild weather, rain, fire, wind! Sending well wishes to everyone - stay safe.
What's for dinner tonight?
Tonight I have a specific craving for honey roasted carrots!
Anyone have any food cravings?
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