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Inflammation of colon and belly fat on left side what could it be?

Inflammation of colon and belly fat on left side what could it be?

Many things: Diverticulitis leaps to mind, although you are young for it. Also hernia, trauma, associated skin infection, tick-bite or other insect, skin rash from chemicals and a myriad other possible causes! see your doctor to figure it out! ...Read more

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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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I feel like I have some kind of inflammation in my rib cage (particularly on my left side). What could cause it and what treatment is available?

I feel like I have some kind of inflammation in my rib cage (particularly on my left side). What could cause it and what treatment is available?

Pleuritis/chondritis: Sounds like pleurisy which is an inflammation on the lining of your lungs. Actually quite common and caused by various infections or inflammation triggers. Typically antiinflammatories (aspirin, naproxen, etc) that are over the counter are helpful. In some people it can be more serious so if it is persistent or not helped by over the counter pain relievers, seek help. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain under my rib cage on my left side.. I read that this is due to inflammation of the spleen? Possible I have mono?

What can I do for this pain under my rib cage on my left side.. I read that this is due to inflammation of the spleen? Possible I have mono?

See your physician: While mono can be one cause of splenic enlargement, it needs to be determined whether your spleen is enlarged, or if your pain is due to another cause. You should be evaluated by your physician to determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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My left side of throat hurts and the pain is spreading to head. Diagnosed with throat inflammation. Please advise if I need to do further tests. ?

My left side of throat hurts and the pain is spreading to head. Diagnosed with throat inflammation. Please advise if I need to  do further tests. ?

Dr. can re-check: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from other causes such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly. A rapid test swab can detect strep in 5 minutes. One must be sure to tell the doctor if any oral sex activities. ...Read more

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I havevommit, loss of appetite,inflammation and pain on right side of chest,trembling,and trembling body,fever since 6 months.Now i cannot even walk.

I havevommit, loss of appetite,inflammation and pain on right side of chest,trembling,and trembling  body,fever since 6 months.Now i cannot even walk.

Need consultation: Would love to give advice but your condition is obviously complicated and not enough information. I assume you have been seeing a physician, if not you need to be seen. If you wanted advice you would need to request a Text Consultation on Health Tap. You would need to upload your medical history and symptoms and copies of any test results. Would be happy to review your case>>http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more

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Had inflammation in right chest week later I pulled muscle in left side and have swelling there is this bad? Stress in heart? Damage?

Had inflammation in right chest week later I pulled muscle in left side and have swelling there is this bad? Stress in heart? Damage?

Please be more exact: WHERE IN YOUR SIDE IS WHAT? AND HOW DID YOU "PULL A MUSCLE" EXACTLY WHERE AND HOW BIG IS THE SWELLING? HOT? RED? TENDER? HARD? SOFT? DIFFUSE? AT LEAST IT DOES NOT SEEM TO HAVE ANY RELATION TO YOUR HEART BUT W/O MORE INFO, IT COULD BE MANY DIFFERENT THINGS BUT STATISTICALLY NONE ARE SERIOUS. ...Read more