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Chronic Inflamation After Radiotherapy
I've had a chronic dry cough since having radiotherapy. All tests clear. Might this be due low levels of surfactant?
Radiation oncology is a field of study in which a person specializes in radiation therapy, a treatment in which the patient is exposed to high energy waves or particles such as gamma rays, proton rays, or neutron rays that penetrate his body to destroy cancer cells, or prevent cancer cells from reproducing. A doctor of this specialty ...Read more
Crohn's Disease: If you have crohn's disease, it is a chronic illness. It means that you will likely have this disease throughout your life. Needs to see a physician to help you treating it. ...Read more
It is possible: High heeled shoes put the foot in awkward functioning position. This can put abnormal stress on the foot that can lead to a variety of foot problems. High heels can certainly aggravate foot problems such as: bunions, hammertoes, neuromas and tailor's bunions. Good shoes with good support are best for high stress activities. Dr l. ...Read more
5 symptoms: There are five classic symptoms of inflammation: pain, swelling, redness, warmth, and loss of function. There are many causes of joint pain and inflammation. If you are experiencing these symptoms of inflammation around your ankle, you might consider bringing it up with your primary provider to determine the cause of the problem. ...Read more
Unfortunately, our body is constantly interacting with toxic agents we ingest, inhale or in contact with each day. And these complex interactions may cause chronic inflammation. Antioxidants from multivitamins, fruits & veggies may fight off the adverse effects of these inflammation. Likewise, aspirin, nsaids-ibuprofen, aleve (naproxen) may help as well.
Staying active & drinking lots of water may help. ...Read more
You can take: One twice a day but not 2 at the same time. ...Read more
What doesLate secretory endometrium with acute and chronic inflammation consistent with endometritis mean?
Pathology report: It means that there is an infection in the endometrial lining of your uterus. ...Read more
What causes chronic inflammation in feet? Is there anything in the home environment that can trigger it or cause it to flare?
Walking bare foot: Do you mean in the bottom of the feet? I am not sure in what part of the feet it is hurting, but plantar fasciitis comes to my mind. If you use flip flops or walk bare footed for a long time, the bottom of the feet can get painful. I would be happy to give you more insight though a consult. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Walking and stress: Brisk walking is generally good for mind and body. Please see your doc to rule out or identify physical conditions that may contraindicate walking in your case. If all clear, then reflect on what you are thinking about when walking. Self-talk can change the quality of the walk in a positive or negative direction. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Pls help? Biopsies from the terminal ileum show chronic inflammation with prominent lymphoid follicles to be reactive in nature.
Chronic lympadenopathy for 3+yrs l+r auxilla biopsys that just inflamation how malignantly indicative are nodes that are near my collarbone..
If malignant: Biopsy would show it especially after multiple biopsy. It is a benign condition ...Read more
I read if you have inflammation to long from interstitial cycitus it can irritate nerves and lead to chronic pain. How long does that take to happen?
Varies: I hope you're not asking to see if it's okay to ignore this for awhile. It's not. Be careful about selecting a treatment program since some are risky and not legitimate - but an experienced physician will be able to treat this with your cooperation. A Health Psychologist can assist your efforts and minimize the behavioral and emotional problems from and leading to your physical issues. Best! ...Read more
The report states that the tissue did not have any serious issues.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Is cough variant asthma driven by inflammation? My child's is chronic but is worse in fall/winter?
Yes: As stated above, asthma involves inflammation of the airways and subsequent spasm and narrowing causing cough and/or wheezing. Allergies can definitely trigger asthma symptoms in some children, so an antihistamine such as Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec is worth a try. Asthma can also be triggered by cold weather and viral illnesses such as colds. Talk to your pediatrician about what options are best. ...Read more
Hi doctors, , why hasimoto' s thyroiditis is painless, even there's a chronic inflammation, ? Thanks
I had 1st interspinous ligament [email protected] 5cm below c7. Is it chronic? Are exercise of forward/backward/side flexion, twist left/right sufficient?
Local heat and non s: Some anti inflammatory meds will help and local heat and rest. ...Read more
The inside of my shoulder blade is giving off weird pain, chronic inflammation. The cartilage feels like its burning and rotting. Felt thru back. Why?
Nerve pain: Chronic or recurrent pain in or near the shoulder blade may come from a nerve entrapment or irritation from spurs or bulging disk in the upper spine. If symptoms persist or worsen, see an orthopedic specialist for evaluation and imaging studies.. Lung causes and scapular problems are possible also. ...Read more
I've read about numerous cases of polypropylene mesh reactions resulting in cancer. Can years of chronic inflammation and foreign body reaction to polypropylene mesh in the body lead to cancer?
I don't believe it: Go to the refereed medical literature and you'll find a single article from 2000 in an obscure german-language journal about the foreign-body reaction and idly conjecturing cancer promotion; I just ran a search of the nih data-base and there are no actual cases. This sort of thing in connective tissue is well-known to us pathologists and doesn't turn malignant. Stop reading internet junk. ...Read more
After surgery to remove a portion of mini arc bladder sling, when path report shows chronic inflammation and foreign body reaction to material and mesh, will portion not removed likely cause problems?
Possibly: It is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Esophagitis: Inflammation of the esophagus can be due to acid reflux from the stomach, fungal infection from candida, meds like antiinflammatories (motrin, advil), and precancerous conditions like barrett's esophagus. Inflammation of the stomach is usually due to a bacteria called h.Pylori, and also antiinflammatory meds. ...Read more
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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