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My son is diagnosed with mild hepatomegaly with enteritis is it serious?

My son is diagnosed with mild hepatomegaly with enteritis is it serious?

TooLittleInformation: Hepato-megaly=hepatic (liver) + enlargement. Enter-itis=enteric organ (bowel) + itis="inflamation of". Thus these terms are only descriptive of what someone believes/sees on whatever basis. There is no good information within these descriptive words, however accurate on whatever basis, to better understand what is going on or likely to happen over time. ...Read more

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Enteritis (Definition)

Enteritis refers to inflammation of the intestines, causing ...Read more


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What should I avoid eating when I have enteritis?

What should I avoid eating when I have enteritis?

Food and enteritis: Depends on the cause of the enteritis. Discuss this with your treating physician. ...Read more

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Is enteritis diffetent to colitis?

Is enteritis diffetent to colitis?

Small vs large bowel: Enteritis refers to inflammation of bowel specifically small intestine but doesn't signify why. Colitis refers to inflammation of large intestine or colon but again doesn't explain why. Infection commonly causes inflammation. So can lack of blood eg ischemia. Radiation therapy. It's up to your docs to figure out what's going on and in mean time, give patient support, typically hydration & nutritio ...Read more

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Good diet for someone who had gastro enteritis?

Good diet for someone who had gastro enteritis?

Gastro: Gastroenteritis is usually a viral illness that results in nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea. Hydration is very important, but you want to make sure you are replacing electrolytes which you lose - in younger kids, pedialyte and gatorade work. A bland easily digestible diet like toast and bananas work well. Many cultures use rice. ...Read more

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What does regional and proximal enteritis mean?

What does regional and proximal enteritis mean?

Crohn's disease: Regional enteritis is another name for crohn's disease, named so because crohn's tends to cause skip lesions, affecting discontinuous portions of the bowel. Crohn's can affect any portion of the bowel from end to end. Proximal enteritis affects the proximal, or higher portions of the bowel, including duodenum and/or jejunum. ...Read more

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Enteritis . Vomitting and can't eat . Is this common?

With more: Significant bouts of gastritis or gastroenteritis, this is possible. If you are unable to keep down even fluids, like pedialytes or low caloric electrolyte repletion solutions like gatorade 2 or powerade zero, then you should seek an in-person evaluation as you may require intravenous fluids. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between colitis and enteritis ?

Is there a difference between colitis and enteritis ?

Colitis/enteritis: Colitis is mainly inflammation of the colon or large bowel, while enteritis designates inflammation of the small bowel. Enterocolitis will designate inflammation of both small and large bowel. ...Read more

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What is chronic radiation enteritis?

What is chronic radiation enteritis?

Post radiation effec: I now that you had radical surgery followed with radiation,obviously for malignancy,obviously the right approach ,unfortunately radiation does have its side effects,it effects mucous membranes differently,in mouth causes excessive dryness,in intestines,and colon,causes inflammation of mucosa lining,may lead to loose motion cramps,at times bleeding,you need to talk to your pcp and or radiation onco ...Read more

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What is treatment for acute enteritis ?

What is treatment for acute enteritis ?

Enteritis: By definition, enteritis is inflammation of bowel. So treatment depends upon cause. Check out http://www.healthline.com/health/enteritis for basic info. Your GP can order tests & arrange for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is treatment for severe enteritis ?

Enteritis: is a nonspecific term implying inflammation of the bowel. There are numerous potential causes, so treatment depends on determining and addressing the specific cause. So there is really not enough info for an answer. ...Read more

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