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What could cause inflammation in cecum and ileum not caused by crohns ulcerative colitis medication or infection?

What could cause inflammation in cecum and ileum not caused by crohns ulcerative colitis medication or infection?

Hmmm....: How do we know it is none of those? Biopsy would be the next step in determining a cause, but you must have had a biopsy to know that it was none of the above? I would suspect that this is Crohn's - maybe mild. ...Read more

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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Biopsy confirmed inflammation on cecum and ileum but Prometheus panel neg for crohns and UC. Stool neg for infec. Only take synthroid (thyroxine). Cause?

Crohn's: Crohn's is still not off the list, a Prometheus is not a definitive, be all end all test. Rarely does the biopsy come back saying this is absolutely Crohn's. You need to input of a good GI doc. There are other test such as a fecal calprotectin. ...Read more

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Does IBS cause inflammation in colon on cecum and ileum confirmed by biopsy?

Does IBS cause inflammation in colon on cecum and ileum confirmed by biopsy?

No: ? whether IBS has associated tissue biopsy changes. Not usually, the peristaltic hypermotility of IBS is not organic, but is functional and likely caused by dysautonomia of the autonomic nervous system. Tissue biopsy changes are often seen with IBD, irritable bowel disorder, such as with Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis. ...Read more

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I had a colonoscopy and the results said I Have ileitis characterized by apthaous ulcers and mild inflammation and erythematosus mucosa in the cecum?

I had a colonoscopy and the results said I Have ileitis characterized by apthaous ulcers and mild inflammation and erythematosus mucosa in the cecum?

Inflamation: Ileitis means inflammation of the ileum. All those other descriptions are describing red inflamed colon. I advise you to discuss with your gastroenterologist the diagnosis and treatment plan including medicine to heal the area. ...Read more

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Ct shows large appendix. Blood tests negative for inflammation and infection. Can colonoscopy determine/see cause of pain in cecum/appendix area?

Ct shows large appendix. Blood tests negative for inflammation and infection. Can colonoscopy determine/see cause of pain in cecum/appendix area?

Sometimes large: Size is not the only criteria for appendicitis, Changes in mesentery and wall thickness. Another method of assessing appendix is ultrasound. If appendix localized inflammation in form of hyperemia is usually noted. Colonoscopy would not be method for assessment. Surgeons usually do not act with laparoscopy and surgery unless have some evidence clinically, blood tests, or imaging for appendiciitis ...Read more

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I have severe inflammation in lower back?

I have severe inflammation in lower back?

Statement v question: I am assuming you have back pain. Is this new or chronic? Did you injure yourself or did this start on its own? Is it constant or only with certain positions or activities? Is there any fever, chills or sweats? Is it affecting your sleep or are you losing weight or appetite? Any leg pains or neurologic symptoms? All the answers to these questions play a role in advising you. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I am suffering from inflammation of hepatitis?

I am suffering from inflammation of hepatitis?

Need 2 know symptoms: Keep a diary of ur symptoms (what you're feeling, when you feel it, & what precipitated it - what you were doing when the symptom started). In this forum, it's hard to say if there's active inflammation. Hepatitis has many causes, including viruses which often don't cause symptoms. In that case, blood tests are necessary to determine if liver damage is ongoing. Talk to your doctor or a hepatologis ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if I have inflammation in my blood?

What exactly does it mean if I have inflammation in my blood?

Usually...: Infection, arthritis, or other autoimmune inflammation! the best marker is the CRP test. But it can be elevated in certain metabolic conditions such as type 2 diabetes, which has a strong systemic inflammatory component. ...Read more

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What should I do for pain from rotator cuff inflammation and/or tear?

What should I do for pain from rotator cuff inflammation and/or tear?

Seek treatment: An orthopedic shoulder specialist will be able diagnose your conditions and get you on the road to recovery. Otc meds can help, physical therapy and maybe an injection of cortisone. Thank you. ...Read more

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Are there any good long-term diet changes that I could make to reduce inflammation?

Are there any good long-term diet changes that I could make to reduce inflammation?

Yes: Long term diet changes to decrease inflammation include: limiting saturated fat and trans fats; increasing intake of omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil); limiting intake of carbohydrates that worsen Insulin resistance (highly refined carbs, sugars, high fructose corn syrup, high glycemic index/load carbs); eating natural antioxidants (dark leafy greens, deep red tomatoes, blueberries, carrots, grapes). ...Read more

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How can I treat the causes of rheumatoid inflammation and not just treat the symptoms?

How can I treat the causes of rheumatoid inflammation and not just treat the symptoms?

RA: Etiology (cause) is unknown. There may be a genetic component, but not a cause. It has been proposed (not proven) that an infection may be a triggering factor in genetically suceptible patient (no specific infection has been identified). This is clinical diagnosis (symptioms and physical findings). Labs and xrays provide prognostic information. Simply stated there is no cause for ra. ...Read more

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Why do I have so muvh inflammation after five weeks of rotatort cuff surgery? Is that normal?

Yes: This is a difficult recovery and patients often complain of significant achiness like a toothache. ...Read more

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I had papsmear and the result shows : BENIGN SMEAR WITH SEVERE INFLAMMATION AND REPARATIVE CHANGES?

I had papsmear and the result shows : BENIGN SMEAR WITH SEVERE INFLAMMATION AND REPARATIVE CHANGES?

As the report states: The result is benign...no cervical cancer or pre-cancer. The follow-up needed for this result is slightly controversial but most doctors/providers would look for any sign of infection (inflammation often present in infection; reparative change means it is repairing itself) and treat it. Then the Pap AND HPV test would be repeated in 4-6 months. If inflammation persists, consider colposcopy. ...Read more

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Hi hurt my back a few years ago, and the pain is back am guessing its inflammation what can I take?

Hi hurt my back a few years ago, and the pain is back am guessing its inflammation what can I take?

Try a topical: There are some great topical medications out there. My favorite is super blue stuff, which is available on amazon. I use it on myself for the most severe back pain, and within 5 minutes I'm better. It has emu oil, which penetrates the skin and drives the medication into the muscle--camphor, menthol, and herbs. Try it! It's amazing! ...Read more

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I have an inflammation in limf nodes which brings me a lot of pain. What should I do? It continues for 2 weeks!

Infection-antibiotic: You probably have infection in lymph nodes or the tissues connected to those lymph nodes. It is important to see your doctor for treatment to prevent the development of abscesses and lymph edema. ...Read more

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I have a lot of aches and pains associated with exercise. Is there something I can take to reduce inflammation?

I have a lot of aches and pains associated with exercise. Is there something I can take to reduce inflammation?

Yes: But I recommend that you go over these issues in detail with a sports medicine practitioner, determining if the type of exercise you are doing is appropriate, if changes are needed, if further medical evaluation would help, and what medications are best. ...Read more

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I am a male and got hit in the gentian area. After about a week I have a little inflammation. What is this cause of this?

I am a male and got hit in the gentian area. After about a week I have a little inflammation. What is this cause of this?

Inflammation help: Infalmmation is the body's way of helping us. It sends chemicals to the site to protect and heal. After your doc checks you out, it may take some time for the inflammation to subside and he or she may offer you a medication to help with that. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve inflammation in my shoulder? I've been told to strengthen my shoulder but that causes more pain if I work out.

What can I do to relieve inflammation in my shoulder? I've been told to strengthen my shoulder but that causes more pain if I work out.

Ortho evaluation: If you still have pain after appropriate strengthening exercises then you probably have an unstable shoulder. This needs to be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon as you might need stabilization surgery. ...Read more

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I'm uncercomsiced and on my for skin I have a pain I examined myself and I see an inflammation at the for skin where it meets and its bothersome?

I'm uncercomsiced and on my for skin I have a pain I examined myself and I see an inflammation at the for skin where it meets and its bothersome?

When to see the Doc?: It sure sounds like you need to be examined and treated by your family physician. Any speculation here would just be that; speculation. This sounds like an abrasion or infection. ...Read more

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I had my inflammation tested in my blood and the reading came back as 11 is this dangerous and what can it cause with been this high please answer?

I had my inflammation tested in my blood and the reading came back as 11 is this dangerous and what can it cause with been this high please answer?

Need more info: Was the inflammationesr or crp. If it was ESR this was a normal test result. If it was CRP the number is high. This could be due to numerous problems including infection, many chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, autoimmune disease, pregnancy, etc. Your best option is to see your doctor to help sort this out. ...Read more

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I have inflammations in the skin for more than three years that are controlled by desloratadina every day. It seems related with staphyloc. Coag. Neg.

I have inflammations in the skin for more than three years that are controlled by desloratadina every day. It seems related with staphyloc. Coag. Neg.

? hives: Staph coag neg is a normal skin bacteria and not the cause of your symptoms. None of us are sterile, we can culture bacteria off all of us. If desloratidine, an anti-histamine controls your symptoms, it suggests an over prodution of histamines. This is known as Hives. it can be chronic, . many causes, most of the time we cannot figure it out. See an allergist if your primary care doc has not looked ...Read more

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I have prostoprative inflammation..

Important to surgeon: Let the surgeon know.
It maybe nothing or very important, the dr needs to know. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt when I touch my cecum?

Why does it hurt when I touch my cecum?

How do U know cecum?: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more

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What can I do to lessen the inflammation?

Depends on cause: In most instances one takes an antiinflammatory like an advil, aleve (naproxen) or even aspirin. If more is required a steroid preparation may be needed. Speak to your doctor. He knows what is going on and what would be best for you. ...Read more

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What can I do for inflammation in the body.

What can I do for inflammation in the body.

NSAID's: You can take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaid's). Aleve (naproxen) is an otc alternative, but there are many prescription variations. ...Read more

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What foods/spices can I eat to decrease inflammation?

Diet and exercise: In general it's thought that regular moderate exercise as well as a diet rich in veggies and fruit, with fish, nuts and other healthy fat sources, and that avoids processed foods, can decrease inflammation. And don't forget about adequate sleep and stress management too. Hope that helps! ...Read more