Doctor insights on:
Another Name For Gastrointestinal System
Terminology?: There really isn't a specific disease entity we refer to in the U.S. As "chronic inflammatory neurological disorder." however, if you are asking for specific diseases which could be classified as examples of "chronic inflammatory neurological disorders?" those are easier to name such as, cerebral vasculitis, ms, sarcoidosis, lupus cerebritis, and others. ...Read more
Shunts: Can also be arterio venous fistulas that have occurred naturally due to disease or trauma or surgeon made for vascular access for dyalysis. There are other types of shunts and fistulas. Need more specifics to help any further with an answer. ...Read more
Both: There are parts of the immune system that work all the time, immediately, without needing to adjust. The part that makes antibodies responds more slowly on initial exposure, but faster on subsequent exposures and is much more specific. ...Read more
What evidence exists on short- and long-term negative effects of GHB (street name g) on the central nervous system, heart, liver or other major organ?
No: Optimizing testosterone levels into old age is a good thing. High normal testosterone levels correlate with lower risk incidence of prostate cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Testosterone does not cause prostate cancer. But if someone has a prostate cancer that hasn't been diagnosed, then using testosterone can feed the cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do probiotics work for ulcerative colitis? Since it is an autoimmune disease wouldn't the overactive immune system fight the probiotics?
The Microbiome... : Great thought question. However, it isn't all about the immune system - we recently are beginning to understand the role of the community of micro- organisms in the gut (the microbiome). By altering the natural composition and exposure to certain foods early in life, our immune system over-reacts to certain proteins and microbes that would otherwise be harmless. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stroke: Tthe term "brain attack" was coined to educate the public on the urgency of getting early medical care for a stroke. Like a "heart attack", the longer you wait to seek help, the more tissue damage(brain) there is. There are now early treatments for a stroke to save brain if gotten within 3 hours of symptoms. ...Read more
Is there a generic version of apriso for colites i take for apriso everyday is there a different version of a pill for assertive colites is it safe?
Not one choice but: The only vitamin which appears to have the greatest potential in regulating the immune system is vitamin d3. The lower normal limit in blood vitamin d3 level is targeted towards the bone since a higher level is likely needed for immune function. Other supplements such as zinc, beta carotene, Folic Acid etc have been touted as immune boosters but the evidence is very weak. ...Read more
Koch + J S W pouch: This is a complex subject and i understand your confusion. The conventional continent ileostomy is called a koch pouch and its opening is located on the abdomen. Other surgeons have described a variety of other procedures where the end is attached to the rectum using an lido-anal pull through technique with a pouch formed using a variety of configurations known the j, s, or w pouch modifications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does the generic version of Zoloft (sertraline) work as well as the brand name for panic attacks? Differenent pharmacist have told me different things.
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Another name for lymphatic system
- Another name for sympathetic nervous system
- Another name for gastric bypass
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Another name for german measles
- Another name for armpit
- Another name for chickenpox
- Another name for blood platelets
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online