I have been to the dentist today, having been last week for my broken tooth to be examined and xrayed (which she failed to position correctly). She was to try again for another xray today and decide on her treatment, however she decided against this when I said my gum had been very sore and bleeding from what she had done in the last appointment. Eventually after consulting with her boss it was decided to fill the tooth and I would have an injection for a deep filling. Before she started I mentioned the AF again and injections. The dentist said it was necessary to have two injections, However before she had finished the second one, my heart started racing and i gt chest pains and started to feel sick. when i asked had she given me an injection with adrenaline in despite me mentioning I couldn't have one she said yes. when I asked her why she said its ok and normal to do that.. when I complained she went to her boss and asked his advice, he said she had done right and he gave them to his angina patients so it should be ok. I ended up in A & E on the advice of my GP to be checked out. luckily things settled down after a few hours. I asked at the hosptal re the adrenaline as I had been told in the past not to have this type of injection and was told by the Dr it is ok for somebody with AF to be given them. I have started to question myself since I got home, first the dentist, now the hospital says its ok but clearly it wasn't as it made me ill. I've seen posts from a few years ago regarding this and wondered if anybody recently had been through a similar experience. How do I get a new dentist to take my concerns seriously?
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