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My prefix is a doctor.

My suffix isn't feeling well.

My infix is myself.

From earth to enamel, what am I?


As usual, please supplement final answers with explanations for each line. This Riley Riddle is my first. Feedback welcome.

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    $\begingroup$ Hopefully the prefix can help out the suffix :) $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Mar 26 at 12:12
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    $\begingroup$ Could the downvoter please explain the downvote? Feedback would be appreciated! $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Mar 26 at 14:41
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Perhaps you are a

DRILL.

My prefix is a doctor.

DR

My suffix isn't feeling well.

ILL

My infix is myself.

I

From earth to enamel, what am I?

Drills are used (among many other things) for drilling into the earth (e.g., for oil) and for drilling through tooth enamel.

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  • $\begingroup$ Dang it! I over-complicated my answer... $\endgroup$ – eye_am_groot Mar 26 at 12:20
  • $\begingroup$ And dang! Solved 7 views in. Oh, well. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Mar 26 at 12:21
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    $\begingroup$ Should have made it harder, then :-). $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Mar 26 at 12:21
  • $\begingroup$ Sure should have. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Mar 26 at 12:22
  • $\begingroup$ There's no harm in having some easy puzzles. Unless you are keen for them not to be solved too quickly, of course. $\endgroup$ – Gareth McCaughan Mar 26 at 12:46
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Are you a:

Dremel?

My prefix is a doctor.

Dr. Dre

My suffix isn't feeling well.

Your are ill which sounds like "el"

My infix is myself.

Me

From earth to enamel, what am I?

A dremel is a power tool company that makes things like rotary saws, cleaners. I think the saw is used by dentist for certain procedures

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  • $\begingroup$ So close! Gareth did get the correct answer. $\endgroup$ – Brandon_J Mar 26 at 12:22

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