BrainTalk Communities 10/2006-8/2011 Archives  

Go Back   BrainTalk Communities 10/2006-8/2011 Archives > Specific Neurological Conditions (A - L) > Gluten Sensitivity / Celiac Disease

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-12-2010, 09:44 AM
can can is offline
Distinguished Community Member
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 487
Smile Frankenstein Meets Godzilla

Or should I say, The Marlboro Man meets the Dentist. It frosts my socks that " experts " ( in their field ) try and push goods and services that are unhealthy. How can a dentist put amalgams ( Mercury alone is toxic. Together with zinc it is many times more toxic. Add in a little copper and silver, as in dental amalgam fillings and the detrimental affects to the body increases many fold----quote from Dietrich Klinghardt, MD PhD) in a patient's mouth, get paid for it and think that he is performing a great service?? Would the dentist let his/her child play with toys that come from manufacturers that are known to add toxins to their ingredients????
Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2010, 01:18 PM
Zonulin Zonulin is offline
Distinguished Community Member
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,150

Oh I can relate - especially after the past week. I haven't seen a conventional medical doctor for...9 years? But I do see a dentist every 6 months (I have one filling and one root canal). Around Xmas I started getting an aching, wounded sensation in the area of the root canal and finally saw my dentist last week, who "thought" he saw a root canal infection on my X-rays. He gave me a prescription for the antibiotic Clindamycin and told me to start taking it that day, then had me go to a root canal specialist later that day. So I took 2 Clindamycin (antibiotic) as stated on the bottle and then went to the appointment with the root canal guy. He manipulated my jaw, neck, took digital X-rays (I had 4 X-rays in one day) and said he wanted me to not take any more Clindamycin to see "if the infection gets worse to confirm a problem." So that evening my face begins feeling like it's burning - I get more and more uncomfortable, go to bed, somehow sleep a little and then I wake up with my eyes completely shut and a burning red face and neck! Dunno if it's the antibiotic or the dentists' gloves or all the X-rays, since it's only on my face/neck. The advice nurse with our health insurance tells me to take Claricidin (?), Benedryl - I called both dentists to tell them about my reaction, which, 5 days later, has progressed down my body to my entire torso, and continues to burn and itch like mad. Good news: my face now looks like I have a slight tan and my eyes are back to normal. Last night on the program Medical Incredible was the story of a young woman with a sinus infection who took a prescribed antibiotic at bedtime and woke up with toxic epidermic necrolysis. She ended up losing 100% of her skin, her corneas, etc. Her ER doc said she had only a 10% chance of survival, and the Burn Unit in the ER worked on her for months 24/7 - this whole experience has left me so leery of ANY conventional meds. So how do you know you've got a problem with a med until it nearly destroys you? Why would an antibiotic burn me? And now I am bummed out by dentists as well as doctors...

Karen oooo - this is post #1,000 for me!
Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2010, 11:33 PM
annelb annelb is offline
Distinguished Community Member
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,425

Congrats on your 1000 post!!!

I think on the old BT I reached 1000 - maybe not.

Sorry to hear about your reaction - scary. Glad you are getting better.

I just noticed that I have over 1000 posts too.
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ALS support group meets MuonOne ALS 0 01-11-2010 02:43 PM
Terminally ill priest meets with Pope, offers sufferings for the Church MuonOne ALS 0 11-19-2009 05:34 PM
Rebif(R) IMPROVE study meets its primary endpoint squiffy2 Multiple Sclerosis 0 09-24-2008 06:52 AM
Tehya meets her new neuro on Thursday Firewing Child Neurology 9 11-02-2006 07:54 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:16 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
BrainTalk Communities Incorporated