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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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Enteritis (Definition)

Enteritis refers to inflammation of the intestines, causing ...Read more


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What are the consequences of my kid having enteritis?

What are the consequences of my kid having enteritis?

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

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What is enteritis?

What is enteritis?

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

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What are the symptoms of enteritis?

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 should I avoid eating when I have enteritis?

Food and enteritis: Depends on the cause of the enteritis. Discuss this with your treating physician. ...Read more

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What's enteritis and how can it b treated?

Enteritis: 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 http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001149.htm ...Read more

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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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Is enteritis diffetent to colitis?

Is enteritis diffetent to colitis?

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

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Enteritis . Vomitting and can't eat . Is this common?

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

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Is there a difference between colitis and enteritis ?

Is there a difference between colitis and enteritis ?

Colitis/enteritis: Colitis is mainly inflammation of the colon or large bowel, while enteritis designates inflammation of the small bowel. Enterocolitis will designate inflammation of both small and large bowel. ...Read more