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Inflammation Of Cecum
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 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
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
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
My colonoscopy and biopsy showed inflammation in my cecum and ileum. Can IBS cause? I have severe low R abdominal pain with diarrhea and nausea daily
Colonoscopy/biopsy show inflammation cecum/ileum. Prometheus panel and stool normal. What to do? Nausea diarrhea abdominal pain daily pain with eating
I had a colonoscopy and the results said I Have ileitis characterized by apthaous ulcers and mild inflammation and erythematosus mucosa in the cecum?
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
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
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
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
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
Yes: This is a difficult recovery and patients often complain of significant achiness like a toothache. ...Read more
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
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
I have an inflammation in limf nodes which brings me a lot of pain. What should I do? It continues for 2 weeks!
I have a lot of aches and pains associated with exercise. Is there something I can take to reduce inflammation?
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?
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.
I sometimes get these red inflammations on my butt and when they heal they leave a hiperpigmentation what is it? How can I remove the mark?!
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
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
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
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
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