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My wife has ulcerative colitis erosion is threatening disease? Any complications during pregnancy and child health will lead to my wife's health?

My wife has ulcerative colitis erosion is threatening disease? Any complications during pregnancy and child health will lead to my wife's health?

Erosion: These are part of the illness and are not themselves life-threatening. Keep up surveillance and the disease should be manageable and compatible with overall good health and longevity ...Read more

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I have erosive gastritis and diverticular disease. I love white and green tea. I stopped eating meat and eat fish instead. Am i right?

I have erosive gastritis and diverticular disease. I love white and green tea. I stopped eating meat and eat fish instead. Am i right?

Too late: Diverticulitis is a western disease caused by diet rich in protein and carbohydrates. If you have diverticulosis (the precursor of diverticulitis) dietary maneuvers will not make the lesions go away. But a high residue diet is recommended. ...Read more

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What could be the causes of erosion in the shoulder?

What could be the causes of erosion in the shoulder?

AVN??? ? : History of injury, fall or trauma to shoulder??? Consider AVE.. Avascular Necrosis is you do have risk factors. MRI best study for diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I treat gum erosion?

How do I treat gum erosion?

Gum massage: Massage gums daily, use soft tooth brush, if infected check with your doc. ...Read more

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What causes recurring corneal erosions?

What causes recurring corneal erosions?

Maybe a dystrophy: 50% of recurrent erosionsare due to a condition called epithelial basement membrane dystrophy. This is treatable condition. See your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Why might i continually have corneal erosions?

Why might i continually have corneal erosions?

See below: You may have predisposing corneal conditions like chronic dry eye or a corneal dystrophy - you should see a cornea specialist. ...Read more

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Do you suffer from recurrent corneal erosions?

Do you suffer from recurrent corneal erosions?

Sort of: This is a condition following corneal abrasion in which the surface of the cornea (the epithelium) has defective adhesion and lifts up a little reproducing the symptoms or rarely actually recreating the abrasion. It is very uncomfortable so those who have it 'suffer' to some degree. There is fairly effective control and treatment but it can be a persistent problem. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about recurrent corneal erosions?

Recurrent erosion: Usually occurs subsequent to ocular trauma or epithelial disease. New tissue healing over old does not bond like the original, so dry eye or rubbing can redetach the healed area, or reinjure the eye. Uusally treat with lubricants. ...Read more

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I suffr from gastroduodenal erosion pls help me sir?

I suffr from gastroduodenal erosion pls help me sir?

Medications: I presume you've had a gastroscopy to diagnose that? If not please see a doctor to verify the diagnosis. There are general measures such as alcohol reduction and avoiding nonsteroidal anti inflammatory meds and a variety of other medications to treat it. A consult with a doctor would be recommended here ...Read more

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What would cause bony erosion and soft tissue thickening?

What would cause bony erosion and soft tissue thickening?

Bone erosion: If you are referring to the coccyx again or for that matter any bone the fact that seems most important is you are from australia. I am not sure but i would guess that tropical infections would have to be higher on the list of possibilities than they are here in th usa. In general those findings suggest inflammation and degeneration (infection, trauma, tumor). ...Read more

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How and how long is erosive or eritemous gastritis treated?

How and how long is erosive or eritemous gastritis treated?

Acid reducers: Gastritis from mild to severe, including ulcers is treated with acid reducing medications like Omeprazole, Nexium, (esomeprazole) Prevacid... How long depends on how severe the problem. If symptoms persist, treatment may continue indefinitely. ...Read more

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What can I do for pain if there is a small erosion there on the frenulum?

What can I do for pain if there is a small erosion there on the frenulum?

An erosion: is a superficial break or breach of the epithelium or lining tissue of the mouth. This can be caused by minimal trauma from a sharp/rough tooth, food or implement in the mouth, burns, chemical injury, or canker sores/apthous stomatitis among other causes. An antiseptic or analgesic mouthwash could be tried, or topicals such as Orajel. Antibiotics may sometimes be needed. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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What is recurrent corneal erosion?

Defective adhesion: This occurs, usually after a corneal abrasion, when the new skin (epithelium) covers the cornea but has defective adhesion to the underlying basement membrane. This leads to partial elevation of the epithelium and sometimes reproduction of the initial abrasion. It can last several years and is painful. A corneal specialist can recommended ways to lessen the pain and time. ...Read more

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What are the causes of erosive gastritis?

There are many: But common causes are use NSAIDs such as Advil (ibuprofen) in heavy doses ,alcohol,cocaine and radiation ...Read more