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Doctor insights on: Aseptic Inflammation

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Can penis inflammation leave sterile?

Can penis inflammation leave sterile?

No: Ochiectomy (removal of both testicle), vasectomy, or congential condition can make you sterile. Non treated std (causing orchiditis- testicular infection) has potential for sterelity. Penis infection per se does not cause infetility. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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I have low cortisol. Ana, CRP and sterile pyuria have all been detected. Can I still use hc for low cortisol with these signs of inflammation?

I have low cortisol. Ana, CRP and sterile pyuria have all been detected. Can I still use hc for low cortisol with these signs of inflammation?

Serious stuff: You describe yourself as having both adrenal insufficiency and hashimoto's; this sounds like schmidt's. Your life is in danger hour-to-hour if you do not manage your cortisol replacement exactly as you should. Don't accept advice from anyone but your physician, & if you have unanswered questions / are unsatisfied, get a consultation from another endocrinologist. Do not discontinue your replacement. ...Read more

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What's hidden inflammation like?

What's hidden inflammation like?

CRP!: Hidden inflammation would not come from arthritis, which would cause pain. Both increased sed rates and crps can come from metabolic syndrome. High estrogen levels increase firbrinogen, which increases sed rate, but not crp. I wish my medical colleages would stop ordering esrs and focus on crps. ...Read more

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What foods are good for inflammation?

What foods are good for inflammation?

No relation: Food does not affect systemic inflammation. Except in case of allergy or intolerance, what you eat does not affect inflammation. ...Read more

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What causes inflammation of the nerves?

Multiple issues can: Cause neuropathy, like auto-immune disease, nutritional deficiency, diabetes, vasculitis. Drug toxicity and alcohol. ...Read more

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What is inflammation.? How can it be treated

What is inflammation.? How can it be treated

Inflammation just: Refers to a tissue reaction to another process - infection, injury, rheumatologic disease, etc. Best plan entirely dependent on the inciting event/process. ...Read more

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Inflammation of gallblader?

Inflammation of gallblader?

And?: It can cause problems but it depends on what your question is, what the symptoms are, and what your medical history is. Please ask a specific question here. ...Read more

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Foods that fight inflammation?

No definite answer: Fruits and vegetables with anti-oxidant activities are considered anti-inflammatory and the darker the color the better (as in berries). Omega 3 fatty acid present in seafoods especially in fatty fish also has anti-inflammatory activities. Curcumin (in curry) may have anti-cancer activity. These are just some of the few I can think of. ...Read more

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Does sugar cause inflammation?

Does sugar cause inflammation?

Too much you: As long as you are not a diabetic, the only problem too much sugar causes is too much you. Reasonable amounts are metabolized without adverse effects and with gustatory joy. ...Read more

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What is lacrimal inflammation?

What is lacrimal inflammation?

Tear inflammation: The lacrimal system is the part of the external eye which produces tears, bathes the eye and drains into the nose. Inflammation of any part of this system is defined as lacrimal inflammation. ...Read more

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Voice cord inflammation for baby?

Voice cord inflammation for baby?

Yes: Baby's can have this from overuse, i.e. Too much screaming. Also infection such as croup-like syndromes. Even drainage from allergies or viral colds can cause hoarseness. If the baby is having no difficulty breathing, this usually clears up on its own. ...Read more

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How do doctors measure inflammation?

How do doctors measure inflammation?

Various tests: This answer varies largely. It depending on what type of inflammation and where. Physician exam can help. There are also blood tests that can test for inflammatory markers such as CRP or ESR. However as I mentioned it largely depends on what you are looking for as inflammation is a broad topic. ...Read more

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How does my blood cause inflammation?

How does my blood cause inflammation?

Please, more info: Thank you for your question. Blood can be irritating to the gastrointestinal tract, but generally is not a cause of inflammation. More information will help us provide a more pertinent answer: what are the circumstances that lead to your question? We look forward to your answer. ...Read more

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How to calm inflammation on the face?

How to calm inflammation on the face?

Several Steps: - Avoid sun exposure
- Do not scratch or pick irritated areas
- Apply cool compresses
- Try 1% hydrocortisone cream
- Seek medical attention if your symptoms persist or worsen.

Take care! ...Read more

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I have severe inflammation in lower back?

I have severe inflammation in lower back?

Statement v question: I am assuming you have back pain. Is this new or chronic? Did you injure yourself or did this start on its own? Is it constant or only with certain positions or activities? Is there any fever, chills or sweats? Is it affecting your sleep or are you losing weight or appetite? Any leg pains or neurologic symptoms? All the answers to these questions play a role in advising you. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Does antronex help pain and inflammation?

Does antronex help pain and inflammation?

Antronex: "supports the liver and the bodies histamine function" this is the claim by the manufacturer. There is no evidence that it can help with pain or inflammation. ...Read more

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Which herbs help reduce pain, inflammation?

Which herbs help reduce pain, inflammation?

2 many 2 name, top 3: My top 3 are:

curcumin (from turmeric)
bromelain (from pineapple)
devil's claw

reduce systemic inflammation and joint pain. ...Read more

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Why bad ratio of omega 6 cause inflammation?

Why bad ratio of omega 6 cause inflammation?

Most all-Omega 6 & 9: (meaning a double bond every 6th or 9th carbon to carbon bond within the carbon backbone of the fat molecule) are common in many plant based oils. The issue is intake ratio of too few Omega 3 oils, esp. Eicosapentaenoic acid which largely comes from phytoplankton in the oceans (oxymetazoline) & humans can collect from fish because it moves up the food chain. Supplement eicosapentaenoic acid but Not the others. ...Read more

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I am suffering from inflammation of hepatitis?

I am suffering from inflammation of hepatitis?

Need 2 know symptoms: Keep a diary of ur symptoms (what you're feeling, when you feel it, & what precipitated it - what you were doing when the symptom started). In this forum, it's hard to say if there's active inflammation. Hepatitis has many causes, including viruses which often don't cause symptoms. In that case, blood tests are necessary to determine if liver damage is ongoing. Talk to your doctor or a hepatologis ...Read more

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What does mild inflammation means on papsmear?

What does mild inflammation means on papsmear?

Reaction or Infectio: Inflammation is the body's reaction to something irritating it. The inflammation may be a reaction to trauma (injury) or a reaction to an infection. The most common infections are to yeast, bacteria or viruses (yeast most likely). But, they may also be part of a sexually transmitted disease -- so that is the reason for additional testing of the pap smear. ...Read more

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What are common causes of kidney inflammation?

Kidney inflammation: Bacterial, viral, rheumatoid diseases, glomerulonephritis. Lets do 2nd opinion and get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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What does inflammation of the pericardium mean?

What does inflammation of the pericardium mean?

Sac aroujng heart: The cellophane like sac around the heart can get inflamed for a variety of reasons, such as viral infections, certain "autoimmune" diseases, following a heart attack, and in some cases for unknown reasons. It usually produces pain which tends to be worse on lying down. With treatment, it frequently resolves completely. ...Read more

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What are common causes for inflammation in spine?

What are common causes for inflammation in spine?

Spine inflammation: Inflammation of the spine may be related to the joints, desks, ligaments, and muscles. ...Read more