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Doctor insights on: Infection Of Abdominal Lining (Peritonitis)

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Dr. Jared Fialkow
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Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Bowels (Definition)

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


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My Sister died of Acute Peritonitis infection I want to know if is genetic?

My Sister died of Acute Peritonitis infection I want to know if is genetic?

Not genetic: Acute peritonitis is caused by inflammation and infection in the abdominal cavity. This can be caused by diseased organs such as appendix, colon, Fallopian tubes, gall bladder. The underlying problem triggers the peritonitis that then makes a patient seriously ill and at risk for death ...Read more

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Dr. Dale Tylor Dr. Tylor
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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
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Ask your doctor about TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint), as it could cause ear pain
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Look for ear pain or ear drainage, as they are both signs of infection
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See a doctor if you think you have an ear infection
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Is it possible to have peritonitis without an infection?

Is it possible to have peritonitis without an infection?

Yes: Peritonitis in inflammation of the peritoneal cavity (the spaces surrounding your intestines and internal organs). Infection is the most comon cause, but there are less common causes, like radiation, . ...Read more

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How can peritonitis result from urinary tract infection?

How can peritonitis result from urinary tract infection?

Not Sure It Can???: Peritonitis is inflammation of the lining of the abdominal cavity which typically occurs following the rupture of an internal organ (appendicitis, perf'd ulcer, diverticulitis, etc). Utis can ascend into the kidney, causing pyelonephritis, and even spread throughout the bloodstream causing urosepsis. In the absence of (traumatic) rupture of the bladder or rare infections (tb), peritonitis rare. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Ask your doctor about taking an antibiotic
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Drink plenty of fluids to help dilute the urine and flush the bladder
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Avoid irritating fluids and food, such as caffeine, citrus, alcohol, and spicy foods
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Take an over-the-counter urinary analgesic for pain and to soothe the bladder
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Could Acute Peritonitis infection can be treated and cure if it was very small?

Could Acute Peritonitis infection  can be treated and cure if it was very small?

Yes it can: The important thing about acute peritonitis, in to try to control the source of the infection while receiving the appropriate antibiotics to clear the infection . ...Read more

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Can you have peritonitis with only mildly tender abdominal examination?

Can you have peritonitis with only mildly tender abdominal examination?

No: peritonotis is a ver derious condition could be a life threatening and no you a person have the abdomen will be rigid and very,very painful if you are concern go to the ER ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
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Do not occlude or cover your eyes
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If you have pink eye, wash face towels separately with hot water
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My white blood cell count is only very slightly raised, I have bad pelvic/abdominal pain and nausea. Is Peritonitis likely? Worried.

My white blood cell count is only very slightly raised, I have bad pelvic/abdominal pain and nausea. Is Peritonitis likely? Worried.

Not likely: peritonitis is a very serious condition and does not hide usually if you have peritonitis you will be very,very sick.and your pain will be not tolerable WBC is a good tool to diagnose infection but it is only a tool we have seen septic patient with rupture appendix and normal WBC so see your doctor for your abdominal pain and nausea and do not worry too much about WBC. ...Read more

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Treating a Kidney Infection (Checklist)

Call your doctor if you have a fever or back pain
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Begin your antibiotic immediately and complete the entire course
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Drink plenty of fluids to stay well hydrated and to help flush the infection
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Get plenty of rest and sleep to help your body fight the infection
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Ovarian cysts ruptured 2 wk ago. Severe abdominal pain &distended abdomen, fever, sweating, nausea, free fluid in abdomen, can't pass bm. Peritonitis?

Ovarian cysts ruptured 2 wk ago. Severe abdominal pain &distended abdomen, fever, sweating, nausea, free fluid in abdomen, can't pass bm. Peritonitis?

Free blood: When ovarian cysts rupture spontaneously the process is associated with release of free blood in the peritoneal cavity. This produces pain on abdominal and pelvic exam related to amt. of blood released. Peritonitis is usually not present and can be checked by blood count and exam indicating rebound tenderness associated with peritonitis. ...Read more

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Treating Clostridium Difficile Infection (Checklist)

Minimize use of broad spectrum antibiotics, as clostridium difficile infection is a common complication
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Stay out of hospitals as much as possible
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Use probiotics to outcompete the clostridium difficile bacteria
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I try to avoid toxic drugs and treatments. What can I try before I go for traditional medical care for infection of abdominal lining?

See a different dr.: Have you been officially diagnosed with this condition? The GI system is very complex and important to all our systems as it provides proper nutrition working properly. Nutrition is way undervalued and misunderstood in mainstream medicine. I suggest you see an integrative physician who can not only properly diagnose you, but will know many natural treatments for your condition whatever it is.Th. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of infection of abdominal lining?

What are the symptoms of infection of abdominal lining?

PAIN: Infection of the interior abdominal lining is commonly called peritonitis. It is a very painful problem that frequently requires surgical intervention. You must treat the cause of the infection - commonly the appendix, gall bladder, colon, etc. To resolve the peritonitis. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Deborah Wong
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Infection Of Abdominal Lining (Definition)

A condition in which the lining of the belly ...Read more