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Inflammation Of The Mesentery
New, probably benign, increased mesenteric fat attenuation suggesting inflammation, infiltration or edema in small bowel mesentery. Explain?
Mesenteric panniculi: Mesenteric panniculitis:---is a rare disorder characterized by a chronic nonspecific inflammation involving the adipose tissue of the bowel messentary. Cause is unclear--autoimmune responce to unknown source or ischemia changes have been proposed. The disease is associated with, vasculitis, granulomatous disease, rheumatoid disease and pancreatitis. I hope this is help full ...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
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
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
I have some inflammation in my body. What is inflammation? And what causes inflammation? Is it serious?
Reaction of body: Inflammation is the response of your body, specifically vascular tissue to protect against a perceived injury, threat or infection. Acute or chronic. Helps remove the injurious threat and move on to the healing phase. Our body, especially with a western diet can have too much baseline inflammation. This can lead to hardening of the arteries, possibly cancer, rheumatologic disorders, allergies. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with costochindritus since new years of 2014. How long does this annoying inflammation die down? I still feel it.
My vermillion boarder suddenly became thicker than usual. Is that due to inflammation? And how would one treat that? Fyi, I have no injuries.
Need more details: Is it painful or itchy and discolored or hot to touch or any allergies or any meds. Talk to a doctor soon with these answers and I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
"charlie horse": Inflammations in muscles, often called "charleyhorses" are due to tiny microscopic poinjts of bleeding after an infrequent exercise and can be prevented by avoiding exercise which is way above your normal activity. Condition your muscles with gradual graded activity. Btw hot showers after this non-conditioned exercise makes the micro bleeding worse thus actually increases charleyhorses. ...Read more
Epididymitis: Until proved otherwise. Please get seen by your physician. ...Read more
Need more info:
1) Duration of symptoms? Chronic? Constant or intermittent?
2) Any fever, chills, blistering, itching, flaking, pustules or deformity of the nose?
3) Worse after drinking alcohol? How much do you drink?
4) Tried topical metronidazole, clincamycin, benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid or other acne treatments?
5) Does it help to avoid alcohol or certain foods? ...Read more