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How Can I Treat Peritonitis
Colitis is inflammation of the large intestine. It can be from parasites, bacteria, or other causes. Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that cause mild to fatal symptoms. Diverticulitis is inflammation of pouches that can occur in the large intestine usually seen with age. It is usually provoked by seeds entering the pouch and not being able to exit. Flagyl is ...Read more
RxUnderlying Problem: Peritonitis is almost always secondary to an underlying problem in the abdominal cavity such as appendicitis, a perforated ulcer, or diverticulitis; therefore, rx is directed at those problems. Peritonitis may also occur due to chronic catheters in the abdomen (peritoneal dialysis, ascites)--this usually responds to antibiotics +/- catheter removal. ...Read more
Not always.: Peritonitis refers to inflammation of the inner lining of the abdominal cavity, called the peritoneum. This layer is heavily innervated by nerve fibers and it's inflammation causes severe pain. The severity of peritonitis has more to do with what caused the peritonitis (appendicitis, perforated ulcer, diverticulitis, etc). Many of these problems can lead to life-threatening infections if untreated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: It's rare for peritonitis to result from a ruptured cyst. ...Read more
Hi.I had a lap appendectomy 45 days ago and developed pelvic peritonitis 3 weeks after the surgery.i was treated but now again i have pain in pelvis?
How to treat if cirrhosis have spontaneous bacterial peritonitis ?how many days for secondary prevention?
See doctor: Cirrhosis is not a do it yourself issue. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is a serious complication. ...Read more
Cirrhosis stage 4,she went to hospital to treat bacteria in fluid of peritonitis but now she still have fever why?what should we do?
Bacteria sensitivity: It would be important to know more about the bacteria - if the antibiotics used are actually effective or not. Unfortunately these bacteria are getting smarter and smarter. Hopefully your doctor can explain the treatment. Liver patients are weaker than usual because the liver is so important. I would ask that her blood stream also be checked for infection- sometimes that happens with peritonitis. ...Read more
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