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Inflammation Left Side Of Body
During a recent sigmoidoscopy a small patch of inflammation was found on the left side of lower bowel. What is the most likely outcome?
Hard to say: Given the limitted info you gave, it is hard to tell what exactly it is. Could be from recent mild infection, early colitis, lymphocytic/spastic colitis, or it may not be much at all.... Why was the procedure done? I assume some tissue sample/biopsy was done...If so, waite for the result.. Good luck...Keep us informed.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had 1st interspinous ligament inflammation@ 5cm below c7. Is it chronic? Are exercise of forward/backward/side flexion, twist left/right sufficient?
My dad is 50 years old. He said that he noticed an inflammation on the left side of his pelvis area. Could this be serious
Woke up with pain in one area on the left side of back, possibly behind the lungs or heart. What could this be? Pneumonia or inflammation?
Pain: Pain is caused by many things. More information would be necessary to postulate the cause of your pain. The most likely, however, with no more information is musculoskeletal pain. Having said that, however, with no more information the possibilities are legion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
He has been having lower abdominal swelling inflammation on his left and right side for two weeks now. There is no pain though. ?
I hope he's ok: Take him to the dr. and get an examination and maybe some testing if the Dr. orders any, to properly diagnose why he is swelling in his lower abdominal area. ...Read more
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?
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