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Causes Of Serositis
Attenuation of hep parenchyma. Diffuse capsular enhancement and focal capsular retraction on liver ct. No focal lesions. Could sle serositis cause ?
I have chronic serositis and hip lymphedema. The fluid collects on different sides depending on gravity and sitting position. What causes this?
You said it well.: Because of the "pull" of gravity, fluid that is "free" in the tissues will move toward the "dependent" portion of the body. In other words, whichever portion of the body is "down" for a period of time, the fluid will go there because of gravity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recov from serositis/sle and pleur effusion. Some better but after a few breath exer sharp pain has ret. Pred dose decr 10 mg today. Cause of pain?
Sle. history of pleurisy/effusion and pericarditis with serositis of liver etc. Now center to right chest pain on even mild exertion. Most likely cause?
Dx serositis sle. Abnormalities found on CT of liver.No masses.Norm biopsy. No gallbladder. Can inflamed liver cause severe bloating and nausea?
Possible, but: It depends on how bad your liver is inflamed. The symptoms could be from medication side effect. You should discuss this with your rheumatologist for more accurate advice. ...Read more
In hosp for 9 days w multi organ serositis /sle. Out for a month.Still havie prob/pain. Dr suggest to go back up on pred dose. How long does it last?
See below: If you mean the Prednisone dose, it is hard for us to say as we do not have all your lab results, but also we do not know if your doctor is going to add another immunosuppressant medication to your regimen to help come off the prednisone. You need to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more