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How Long Should Enteritis Last
Grainy, skin colour rash on face especially jawline & sides of neck after an enteritis episode How long should it last? Or what should I do to rid it?
Depends on the cause: Regional Enteritis (Crohns Disease) -fever not a ggod sign and means process not under control. Bacterial enteritis fever should disappear with symptoms. Clostridia difficult toxin enteritis a different problem with recurrences common. Generally persistent fever means an ongoing inflammatory process. ...Read more
I am trying to get over having enteritis. How long does it take to be back to normal. Still having the bile looking stool and vomit. A week later.
Gastroenteritis: Speed of recovery depends upon the cause. If this is viral or uncomplicated food borne issues it should clear up in 5-7 days. You are now at the outer limits and if does not get better in the next day or two would definitely recommend that you see a doctor. Best wishes for a rapid recovery. ...Read more
Inflammation: Enteritis is inflammation of the intestines. Usually it is due to a bacterial or viral infection. Antibiotics are used to treat a bacterial cause. Viral enteritis is generally treated symptomatic ally. Something for nausea if you have nausea /vomiting. Clear liquids for a day and them advance diet as tolerated. Probiotics on the form of yogurt, kefir, fermented food. Diarrhea is generally not trea ...Read more
Enteritis is inflammation of the intestines. Can be autoimmune or infectious, radiation or celiac disease. If celiac avoid wheat products, if infectious like Yyersina, camphylobacter treat with antibiotics, If autoimmune- Crohns treat with medication, immunosuppressives. If long standing make sure your vit B12 is OK
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Define "enteritis": "enteritis" is a non-specific term that means there is something wrong with your kid's gut. More specifically, the term can be applied to: viral or bacterial gastroenteritis, radiation exposure, eosinophilic disease, tuberculosis involvement, autoimmune problems as with systemic lupus, crohn's disease. If the problem is self-limited worry less than if persistent. Ask doctor for a clear diagnosis. ...Read more
Post radiation effec: I now that you had radical surgery followed with radiation, obviously for malignancy, obviously the right approach, unfortunately radiation does have its side effects, it effects mucous membranes differently, in mouth causes excessive dryness, in intestines, and colon, causes inflammation of mucosa lining, may lead to loose motion cramps, at times bleeding, you need to talk to your pcp and or radiation onco ...Read more
Small vs large bowel: Enteritis refers to inflammation of bowel specifically small intestine but doesn't signify why. Colitis refers to inflammation of large intestine or colon but again doesn't explain why. Infection commonly causes inflammation. So can lack of blood eg ischemia. Radiation therapy. It's up to your docs to figure out what's going on and in mean time, give patient support, typically hydration & nutritio ...Read more
Gastro: Gastroenteritis is usually a viral illness that results in nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea. Hydration is very important, but you want to make sure you are replacing electrolytes which you lose - in younger kids, pedialyte and gatorade work. A bland easily digestible diet like toast and bananas work well. Many cultures use rice. ...Read more
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
With more: Significant bouts of gastritis or gastroenteritis, this is possible. If you are unable to keep down even fluids, like pedialytes or low caloric electrolyte repletion solutions like gatorade 2 or powerade zero, then you should seek an in-person evaluation as you may require intravenous fluids. ...Read more
Avoid dairy products: For a few days avoid dairy products, as severe diarrhea leaves you temporarily lactose intolerant. Try rice soups and bland foods at first (with lemon and salt to avoid dehydration). Then gradually reintroduce dairy products to your diet starting with greek yogurt - to restore your bowel flora and avoid chronic intestinal problems. ...Read more
In ER 2 days ago, Enteritis, is this always caused by bug? Worst pain I ever had, is the trapped air the cause of the inflamation itself? On Metronid.
Gastroenteritis: Drink plenty of fluids. Also, try probiotics. ...Read more
Maybe: Enteritis is an inflammation of the bowel. Without knowing what type of enteritis or its cause it is difficult to know if you should be overly concerned. Some causes dissipate spontaneously, others are quite easily treated, and some forms of enteritis may be chronic and prone to the development of complications. Find out more about your illness and ask again. ...Read more
TooLittleInformation: Hepato-megaly=hepatic (liver) + enlargement. Enter-itis=enteric organ (bowel) + itis="inflamation of". Thus these terms are only descriptive of what someone believes/sees on whatever basis. There is no good information within these descriptive words, however accurate on whatever basis, to better understand what is going on or likely to happen over time. ...Read more
Severity: Most viral infections in the intestines are relatively mild and resolve in 1-2 days. Cholera is a bacterial infection that elaborates a toxin causing potentially profound and life threatening diarrhea. Although classically called asiatic cholera, currently 95% of cases are in subsaharan africa. ...Read more
I've got Crohn's and tested positive for campylobacter enteritis, I had a few white pebbles stones once and white chalky powder in my poo sometimes?
White pebbles: The pebbles may represent undigeted medication you are taking for your crohn's disease or your campylobacter infection. ...Read more
Worried. .. Enteritis and in hosp Iv antibiotic. Is it dangerous if not eaten for 5 days now due to it? Lost weight and feels weak
Hopefully...: ...with treatment, you're on the mend. It certainly sounds like your enteritis has been clinically significant to result in weight loss, weakness, and anorexia. I would be more concerned if you don't regain weight after resuming your intake of food. What infection or condition was diagnosed? ...Read more