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flash

(flash),
1. A sudden and brief burst of light or heat.
2. Excess material extruded between the sections of a flask in the process of molding denture bases or other dental restorations.

flash

a sudden or intermittent brief burst of intense heat or light. See also hot flash, rush.

flash

(flash)
1. A sudden and brief burst of light or heat.
2. Excess material extruded between the sections of a flask in the process of molding denture bases or other dental restorations.

flash

An intense light of short duration.

flash

(flash)
Excess material extruded between the sections of a flask in the process of molding denture bases or other dental restorations.

flash,

n the excess material that is squeezed out of the mold (e.g., during packing of a denture by compression technique).
flash, proximal-gingival,
n an overhang that may occur inside the matrix band when a proximal wedge is positioned improperly or not used at all; more likely to occur on concave proximal surfaces.

Patient discussion about flash

Q. How Can Hot Flashes Be Treated? I am 62 years old. I have been experiencing hot flashes recently that really bother me. How can this be treated?

A. The problem of hot flashes is experienced by many women undergoing menopause. Until recent years, the main treatment offered, was the hormonal replacement therapy. Nowadays, this treatment is considered a bit problematic, therefore it is recommended to start with alternative options of treatment- a variety of natural supplements are available to try. It is also believed that dietary changes may relieve hot flashes. This includes avoiding caffeine, hot drinks, chocolate, spicy or hot foods and alcohol. Certain herbs are also believed to help.

Q. Hot flashes while on tamoxifen - is there anything to do? Hello, Last year I was diagnosed with breast cancer, and after surgery and radiation, I was given tamoxifene. In the beginning it was OK, but now I have hot flashes. Usually I can to hold my self until It passes, but some times (like during work) it’s just so bothering- is there anything I can do to make these flashes go?

A. Just a short update, I took Riki's advice and went to see my doctor a couple of days ago - now I just have to wait and see if the medicine he gave me will do the trick.

Q. Does any one have any suggestions for hot flashes? Soy is prohibited.

A. Hi,

There are several options. First you can try to dress appropriately, exercise regularly refrain from certain foods, coffe and smoking. There are several dietary supplements that may curb your hot flashes such as black cohosh.

You can read more here (http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/hot-flashes/HQ01409/METHOD=print).

There are also medications to treat this condition (such as hormones, anti-depressant etc.) but they require prescription. You may consult your doctor to see what the best option for you is.

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