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Are Proctitis And Thrombosis Linked
DVT and antibiotics.: Antibiotics are not a cause of DVT. There are essentially 3 causes of DVT-stasis or slow moving of blood as in sitting for long periods of time, trauma as in injury of the vein and hypercoagulability as in an increased risk to clot such as with certain diseases such as cancer. Antibiotics are not associated with this. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
FIrst: Prevention. Appropriate targets and dose limits; 2nd: anusol-hc suppositories for tenesmus, mucoid discharge. If blood, endoscopy and coagulation of bleeding vessels. These event. In the literature and my practice, this is not common. Bleeding about 3-5 events in 100. If you mean hemmorhoidal thromboses, but actually any: unrelated. ...Read more
Are there serious dangerous STDs other than HIV, hepatitis and
pelvic inflammatory disease ?
What can they cause in critical cases?
Yes: Syphilis and gonorrhea are dangerous if left untreated with bad complications, and other STDs too, but we don't here much about those complications now given the widespread availability of medications and easy treatment once diagnosed, the problem is undiagnosed cases, partial treatment or treating only one partner not the other partner(s) ...Read more
Is it the active inflammation that causes dysplasia in ulcerative colitis or are there other contributing factors?
What other autoimmune diseases, besides antiphospholipid syndrome, cause deep vein thrombosis & increased coagulation of blood?
See below: Typically, presentation similar to stroke with focal weakness, numbness, imbalance, but on occasion such a problem is associated with increased intracranial pressure due to pseudo tumor cerebri. If you have such issues, you do need expert neurological care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have rheumatic heart disease and some venous insufficiency; are there single drugs that treat both?
2:1 Drug Rx: These are two different disease processes. Venous insufficiency is treated most often without medication but with compression. With your ra, you may feel uncomfortable with the compression that may require some compromise (a palliative approach) between yourself and your clinician. ...Read more
Leg swelling: Although leg swelling and usually unilateral is a common sign associated with DVT but it can happen even with out any swelling. Shortness of breath is very significant associated symptom which should never be ignored. Most common risk factors are recent long distance travel and recent surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abdominal (AAA)?: We are not quite sure what actually causes an AAA to form in some people. The leading thought is that the aneurysm may be caused by inflammation in the aorta, which may cause its wall to weaken or break down. Most believe that this inflammation can be associated with atherosclerosis (also called hardening of the arteries) or risk factors for atherosclerosis, such as high blood pressure and smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My partner has ulcerative colitis and prothrombin gene mutation, is it possible these conditions are linked?
No: They are likely unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Result of venous duplex scan for dvt. Evidence of peroneal veins with partially occlusive non acute dvt. Evidence of recanalisation and both paired veins are patent and small due to the DVT present?
Pneumonia: Legionella is a relatively common cause of community-acquired and hospital acquired pneumonias. Legionnaire's disease is a syndrome of pneumonia caused by legionella species. One acute, febrile, self-limited infection caused by legionella is pontiac fever. I am unaware of any chronic infections involving legionella species. Hope this helps. ...Read more