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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes, and depends: Inflammation is the body defense mechanism to harmful stimuli characterized by redness, swelling, pain, and warmness. Mild inflammation does not requ ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
It depends: If you have acid reflux, it tends to be a long term problem and often requires long term use of antacids. You may need to see your doctor if it is cau ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Usually clogged : Pores or ingrown nasal hair.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Several Steps: - Avoid sun exposure - Do not scratch or pick irritated areas - Apply cool compresses - Try 1% hydrocortisone cream - Seek medical attention if your ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
And?: It can cause problems but it depends on what your question is, what the symptoms are, and what your medical history is. Please ask a specific question ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: The exact location of inflammation can be determined by the ophthalmologist using a slit lamp. The causes are varied.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arold Augustin
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Reactive adenopathy: A short answer to your question, yes.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Ringler
17 years experience in Podiatry
Acute inflammation: By definition, acute inflammation is something which is recent. For example an ankle sprain may cause there to be severe inflammation of the ankle and ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Time: Acute: sudden, severe chronic: long standing, less severe both are screams from your body for help. Please see the appropriate dentist or physicia ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
46 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: It in general can be a severe illness due to one of many causes, such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn's diseases, or severe infections.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chong Kim
Dr. Chong Kim answered
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Many causes: Most common is viral pericarditis, but kidney failure, lupus, tuberculosis, some medications like Hydralazine and chemo drug bleomycin can cause peric ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. KT Park
Dr. KT Park answered
15 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Celiac disease: Inflammation is a non-specific descriptive term. Celiac disease (if not controlled via strict gluten free diet) will increase inflammatory cells along ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Because it's 1 of--: -autoimmune diseases, & these R characterized as inflammatory diseases. The cause is not fully known. There R many diseases that R so classified s ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rowan Paul
15 years experience in Sports Medicine
Yes.: This is the active ingredient of turmeric. It affects the neuro vascular pathways, acting as an anti-inflammatory and can help with pain relief equal ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Optic neuritis : Causes include: ms, syphilis, lyme's disease, herpes zoster, lupus, neurosarcoidosis, inflammatory bowel disease, chloramphenicol, ethambutol, diabet ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Possibly: Pid can occasionally be a source of low back pain.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haluk Tezcan
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Yes: The degree of inflammation various among different cancers types.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: It depends on the cause. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierre Guibor
54 years experience in Ophthalmology
Meimobianitis: Yes, inflammation of the meibomian glands can result in lid thickening or swelling. Warm compresses, antibiotic / steroid drops, and treatment for dr ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Inflammatory disease: Sounds like you have been given the dx of fibromyalgia. Otherwise, you have a very vague problem which is questionable in its diagnosis. You are much ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: But you have the treatment for lyme disease itself.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Kier
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Any acute or chronic inflammatory disorder can cause fluid retention by several mechanisms. This generally is secondary to reductions in the serum Alb ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Infection: No, many agents responsible for infectious colitis can affect numerous portions of the GI tract and are seldom confined to a specific area.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Nerve inflammations: Many inflammations of nerves are caused by viruses.
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