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Are proctitis and thrombosis linked?

Are proctitis and thrombosis linked?

No: Proctitis is inflammation about the rectum and anal canal. Thrombosis is blood clot within veins. Hemorrhoidal veins can become thrombosed and the resultant inflammation, itching can mimic proctitis. ...Read more

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Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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Are any antibiotics linked to my deep vein thrombosis?

Are any antibiotics linked to my deep vein thrombosis?

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 more

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Are proctitis & thrombosis linked somehow?

Are proctitis & thrombosis linked somehow?

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

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Are there serious dangerous STDs other than HIV, hepatitis and pelvic inflammatory disease ? What can they cause in critical cases?

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

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Is it the active inflammation that causes dysplasia in ulcerative colitis or are there other contributing factors?

Is it the active inflammation that causes dysplasia in ulcerative colitis or are there other contributing factors?

Yes: Yes, the unchecked inflammation in the colon over many years leads to the dysplasia seen with ulcerative colitis. The best way to minimize this risk is to make sure your colon is healed on the medications you are taken. This is done through colonoscopy with biopsies. ...Read more

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What are those conditions that can mimic Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis?

What are those conditions that can mimic Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis?

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 more

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I have rheumatic heart disease and some venous insufficiency; are there single drugs that treat both?

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

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What are the most common symptoms associated with deep vein thrombosis?

What are the most common symptoms associated with deep vein thrombosis?

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 more

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What are causes/risk factors of/for aneurysms and embolisms?

What are causes/risk factors of/for aneurysms and embolisms?

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 more

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How are appendicitis and Crohn's disease linked?

How are appendicitis and Crohn's disease linked?

Hard to say: The real problem is the difficulty in telling the difference between crohn's ileitis and appendicitis. Crohn's ileitis is treated with medicine, whereas appendicits requires an emergency operation. But a ct scan should be able to tell the difference. ...Read more

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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?

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?

I guess you: Are asking, what does it mean. You had sometime ago a partial DVT that still allowed blood flow, new vessels help with the flow. Still at risk of further DVT specially if sitting for prolonged periods od time. ...Read more

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What bad diseases are associated with varicose veins?

What bad diseases are associated with varicose veins?

Varicose vein : Venous stasis ulcers, venous stasis dermatitis, pitting edema to name a few of the long term sequelae. Skin disoloration, and ulcers being the worst. ...Read more

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What are the acute and chronic diseases associated with legionella?

What are the acute and chronic diseases associated with  legionella?

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

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What is digestive tract ulcers (rare) other than Crohn's or TB or other infectious diseases that many GI specialists not undiagnosed after all tests?

Keep at it.: If multiple GI specialists are stumped after having the results of endoscopies and pathology reports it is not likely that guessing over the internet is going to solve this problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Nicholas Karyotakis
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Proctitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the lining of the rectum, which causes painful bowel movements, continuous sensations of needing to have a bowel movement, and blood and ...Read more


Dr. Creighton Wright
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Thrombosis (Definition)

Thrombosis simply means a clot. Thrombophlebitis is ...Read more