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Dr. Caridad Santos
63 years experience Ophthalmology
Edema: Edema is swelling usually due to fluid retention.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
It is a Sty: Most probably you have an acute hordeolum or sty which causes temporary drooping. Myasthenia gravis (mg) does not have red painful swollen eyelids. M ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Chalazion: It could be a remnant of stye called chalazion. These could go away with time but if there is concern seeing an Ophthalmologist would be prudent. Goo ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Lids: inflammation of Meibomian glands can cause one lid to look different. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for more info on lid hygiene on how to treat/prevent ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not a single agent: Pink eye is a general term that describes the pink irritation of the eye membranes during inflammation. It can be caused by allergies, a variety of ba ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
No: All human eyes have a 'pressure' within them called the intraocular pressure. This pressure can be measured with a device called a tonometer. When t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Adenovirus: Almost all pink eye (conjunctivitis) in adults is due to a virus of the adenovirus family.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Arthritis- synovitis: Arthritis=synovitis.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ben Scharf
Specializes in Family Medicine
Irritation may cause: Irritation is not inflammation. Inflammation may be part of an infection not so with irritaton
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Erythema nodosum: Erythema nodosum is considered a reaction pattern to a wide variety of microbial and non-microbial stimuli: dermatophytic infections are rarely associ ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noah Fitzpatrick
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Synovitis: Synovitis: inflammation of the synovium or joint lining.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
Impetigo: Impetigo is a skin infection usually caused by a bacteria and yes it can involve the scalp or any other area of the body.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Calcification pineal: Yes. Mostly with no consequences. You can Google it.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Similar: Arteriosclerosis is hardening of the arteries from these deposits. CAD is when this occurs in the arteries that supply the heart.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Deschino
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Hep means liver, itis means inflammation. This can be caused by various viruses, alcohol, gallbladder disease........
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: On what the cause of the inflammation is. If it's from an infection then appropriate anti-infectives like antibiotic or antiviral are fine. If it's ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Blepharitis: Involves the lashes and lid margins. Eye lid crease not involved or part of blepharitis.
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Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Vaccination: There are certain vaccines that are aimed to prevent meningitis, but I am not aware of a vaccine to prevent brain inflammation.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Carditis: Inflammation of all components of heart is called pancarditis; inflammation of the inner lining is called endocarditiis, that of muscles - myocarditis ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Burney
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Nuclear sclerosis: This term means "hardening of the center of the lens". This is a natural aging process. It wiil, in time lead to cataract formation. However, this cou ... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Various explanations: Seems that a character in gabriel garcia marquez novel "one hundred years of solitude" died of this. I did not read the book so can't be sure of the ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Symbleparon: Symblepharon
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rhinosinusitis: The lining of the nose and sinuses is contiguous. The most common causes of swelling of this lining include both allergic and non allergic rhinitis, a ... Read More
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