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Tell me what are the signs and symptoms of inflammation?

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Dr. Wendell Goins
General Surgery 42 years experience
Red,warm,swell,pain: Inflamation can be the result of infectious or non-infectious causes( eg , autoimmune/arthritic/traumatic/cryptogenic-unknowncauses). Usually there is erythema/redness, increased warmth, pain or tenderness, swelling or edema, sometimes induration/increased thickness.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are the systemic signs and symptoms of inflammation?

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Dr. Robin Rosenberg
General Surgery 44 years experience
Several: Fever, weight loss , anorexia pain, changes in the skin if inflamed with redness, thickening and possible dischg. In latin it is tumor rubor dolor calor(swelling rednedd pain and heat).

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