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My son has a mild conjunctival inflammation from scratching his eye while playing. He's fine but its still reddish in inner corner 9 day later?

My son has a mild conjunctival inflammation from scratching his eye while playing. He's fine but its still reddish in inner corner 9 day later?

See Dr.: Corneal abrasions can be painful and may need treatment with antibacterial creams to help the healing process and as well prevent an infection which would be problematic. Best wishes. ...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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I have a brown spot in my conjunctiva?

I have a brown spot in my conjunctiva?

See your eye doctor: The conjunctiva is the clear tissue that covers the white part of the eyeball. There are cells that contain pigment located in the conjunctiva. These cells can produce excessive pigment and cause brown spots in the eye. The british journal of ophthalmology report that these spots should be examined regularly by an eye care practitioner as up to 30 percent of them can become cancerous. ...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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I think my conjunctiva is bubbled from contacts?

I think my conjunctiva is bubbled from contacts?

Contact lens problem: Your description sounds like you have inflammation due to contact lenses. Try stopping contact lens wear and if no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...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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