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Dr. David Mann
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Enteritis (Overview)

Enteritis refers to inflammation of the intestines, causing pain, diarrhea, or fever.


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What sort of disorder is enteritis?

What sort of disorder is enteritis?

Inflammation: The term enteritis means inflammation of the intestines. Can be infectious, viral, or other disease like crohn's disease. Needsprofessional evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. David Mann
397 doctors shared insights

Enteritis (Overview)

Enteritis refers to inflammation of the intestines, causing pain, diarrhea, or fever.


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What are the symptoms of enteritis?

Enteritis: Cramping, diarrhea. Sometimes bloody diarrhea. Nausea vomiting and fever are frequently present keep hydrated. See a doctor if symptoms are severe (i.e., blood, dehydration) or persistent. ...Read more

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What are the signs of antibiotic-associated enteritis?

What are the signs of antibiotic-associated enteritis?

Diarrhea: History of recent antibiotic use. Certain antibiotics cause this more often i.e., clindamycin, augmenton. Patients in nursing homes get this a lot. Symptoms: abdominal cramping and persistent diarrhea. ...Read more

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Is a negative HIV ELISA (eia) test, and dna/pcr test at 5 months conclusive? ...Even if symptoms persist, leaky gut, enteritis, white tongue, etc...

Is a negative HIV ELISA (eia) test, and dna/pcr test at 5 months conclusive? ...Even if symptoms persist, leaky gut, enteritis, white tongue, etc...

You're fine: Please forgive my frankness. You already know from your reading on the internet that your nucleic acid test is proof that you're not infected. And you say you haven't had unprotected sex. Your are doing yourself a disservice by reading internet junk. "leaky gut" is scientifically discredited. Lots of folks have white junk on their tongue -- tried dental flossing it off? Read about somatization. ...Read more

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What are the tests for enteritis?

What are the tests for enteritis?

Scope: The history and physical examination are the starting point. Then blood work looking for signs of inflammation or anemia. Stool tests are cheap and helpful. Definitive test is endoscopy with biopsy. Others are ct/scan, mri, ultrasonography, contrast x-rays. ...Read more

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What does regional and proximal enteritis mean?

Crohn's disease: Regional enteritis is another name for crohn's disease, named so because crohn's tends to cause skip lesions, affecting discontinuous portions of the bowel. Crohn's can affect any portion of the bowel from end to end. Proximal enteritis affects the proximal, or higher portions of the bowel, including duodenum and/or jejunum. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for enteritis?

Treatment enteritis: Depends completely on the cause of the enteritis. Discuss this with your treating doctors. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation if often caused be inflammation du to injury or infection and the action of the sun. Hydroquinone, and sunscreens can revers the process and improve the hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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