Aortic Valve Replacement - The Call Up
I knew the surgeon wanted to operate this month and so I shouldn’t have been surprised when I found a text from my husband saying my surgeons...
What precautions do I need to take when seeing hygienist?
Post heart attack ( stents and meds ), cardio rehab nurse warned us to take care when having dental treatment. Hygienist due to poke around t...
Endocarditis warning card
“ Happy new year ” Do BHF still do the endocarditis warning cards at all? I was just curious and do you still have to have antibiotics before...
Complications with PACNS/ Cerebral Vasculitis
Would be interested to hear from anybody with Cerebral vasculitis who can advise and comment on the following. 2, Having surgery involving a ...
Advice, please, on stopping apixaban for dental work
About three years ago I had to have dental treatment ( scaling and root planing ) that can involve some bleeding. I tried to get advice on wh...
Who is correct doctor or rheumatolgist?
Hi everyone About 3 years ago my doctors referred me to hospital as I kept haveing bad symptoms of pain in different parts of my body. The rh...
Free dental treatment when pregnant 37 weeks
Hi everyone, I'm 37 weeks pregnant and just got my routine appointment to the dentist....
Dental treatment and Blood thinners
Hello all, I am due a dental appointment next week, and I'm getting very nervous because this will be my first since I started on Apixoban ( ...
Can anyone advise if ectopic heartbeats should be reported to a dentist if undergoing root canal/crown treatment. Just not sure and need to ...
Is dental treatment free on the NHS for cancer patients?
Hello Ladies, I have been trying to find out if dental treatment is free on the NHS for cancer patients, but I can't find an answer to my que...
Anticoagulants and dental work
Help! I’m having root planing, then 4 extractions, followed a few months later by 4 bone grafts and 4 implants....
I have PMR and have been taking Pred for 10 weeks now, started on 20mg, tapered to 17.5 after 4 weeks which increased pain and stiffness and ...
Does being allergic to antibiotics act as a precursor to GCA ?
I am new to GCA and was most interested in the notes on antibiotics....
Trying my GP again
Hi l am fairly new to the site but have had PA for almost 34 years and there wasn't much information back then so l have just tried my best t...
Dental treatment following a heart attack
I recently had a heart attack and my dentist now wants me to ask my doctor whether I need antibiotics before having dental treatment ( to dea...
Oral hygiene on point but always need dental treatment at each visit !!!! Can this disease attack your gums too I wonder !
Every day I brush my teeth at least twice a day, some times more. I use a mouthwash and floss daily too....
Dental treatment and local anaesthetic
I've read that people with PAF should have a local anaesthetic which doesn't contain any type of adrenalin as this can bring on A Fib....
I need to have two teeth extracted, but the dentist is unwilling because I am taking xeralto - 20mg daily, he says it is dangerous it is such...
Because of my Mitral Valve damage I have to be given antibiotic cover when I have certain dental treatment. I find this knocks my digestive s...
Warning about dental treatment
I very rarely post on the site but tap in now and again to see what everyone is up to. In September I had a crown shear off in my lower right...
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