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Are Proctitis And Thrombosis Linked
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
Multiple.: There are many causes for DVT but all causes revolve around 3 factors: stasis of blood, injury to the vessel wall or increased propensity to clot(hypercoagulabe state). Stasis occurs with long trips or immobility due to illness or casts. Injuries to the vein wall can occur with trauma from something within the vein or external to it .Hypercoagulable- increased risk of clotting -genetic/acquired. ...Read more
MI: Ischemia is a state of insufficient blood supply to an organ, in this case the heart. When the condition persists it causes death of the tissue/organ - myocardial infarction. The cause of limited supply can be a narrowing of the supplying blood vessel, a blood cloth(thrombosis), a combination of both, or an increased tissue energy need such as in fever/sepsis etc... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to imagine: There is no direct link. It would be a big stretch but it is conceivable that if you took an antibiotic that somehow altered the metabolism of another medication you are taking, it could theoretically increase your risk of dvt. This would only be the case if the other medicine you are taking has some association with DVT in the first place. If you are on no other meds, the answer would be no. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffered a Brain Venous Thrombosis almost 8 years ago. Which caused me to suffer repeated Tia's. The thrombosis was the result of a Serious infection in the Mastoid Bone. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia 2 and half years ago. Could this be linked to my
Comments: Glad you emerged from a severe brain problem relatively unscathed. There is NO direct or indirect relationship between cerebrovascular problem and fibromyalgia, but make sure that the latter diagnosis is well documented and correct, as I have seen numerous erroneous labels in this category. ...Read more
Proctitis causes are: 1 idiopathic proctitis when no cause is found 2 anal sex with multiple patrners 3 auti immune proctitis in ulcerative colitis and crohns disease 4 sexually transmitted disease chlamydia and lymphogranuloma venereum 5radiation for cancer cervix and prostate can not say in your case without detailed history , physical exam and if needed biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflamed rectum: Proctitis can be due a number of causes including infection (e.g. Herpes, gonorrhea, ameba), ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease (ibd, crohn's usually relative sparing of rectum), poor blood flow (ischemic), damage from radiation treatment, reaction to noxious chemicals (soap suds enemas), and others. Rx depends on cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just what it says...: It's inflammation of the lining of the rectum that is not related to infection, or a disease called ulcerative colitis, or other defined causes. Often treated with topical medicined (delivered by suppository or small medicated enema) over a short time period. Most often self-limited; usually does not recur. ...Read more
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