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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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Dr saz have post cataract surgery inflammation not there about week ago. Saz due to my ROP prematurity. Wat dos that mean? Is it a concern?

Dr saz have post cataract surgery inflammation not there about week ago. Saz due to my ROP prematurity. Wat dos that mean? Is it a concern?

Not a concern: Your ophthalmologist says that you had an eye condition called retinopathy of prematurity that happens to people who were preemie babies. Congratulations on getting better after cataract surgery. ...Read more

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I had rotator cuff surgery done five weeks ago. Is inflammation normal and how can I calm it dowm?

8-12 weeks : It takes a while after this kind of surgery for the tissue to calm down because it is very mobile area. Good luck. ...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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Lower lumber disc bulges from leaning over & lifting 10 years ago. Never completely healed. Is surgery an option? Any meds to reduce inflammation?

Lower lumber disc bulges from leaning over & lifting 10 years ago. Never completely healed. Is surgery an option? Any meds to reduce inflammation?

Disc "bulges": are NORMAL...Disc "protrusions" (herniations) are NOT Which is it... and i any case a physical therapy program for your SPINE is the way of approaching continued low back pain! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Preauricular pit - still inflammation months after surgery. What to do?

Preauricular pit - still inflammation months after surgery. What to do?

Recurrances: You may need a second procedure. If you continue with symptoms, it may be that part of the pit still remains. Okay to check with your doc/surgeon. A second opinion may help. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have rotator cuff injury and inflammation on both the shoulders. Will tommy johns surgery work in my case?

I have rotator cuff injury and inflammation on both the shoulders. Will tommy johns surgery work in my case?

Not for shoulders!: Tommy john surgery is for elbow instability. Tendon is used to reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament on the inside part of the elbow. For rotator cuff injuries and tendinitis, a combination of oral/injectable steroids, nsaid's and therapy, is very effective treatment. If non-operative treatment fails, shoulder arthroscopy is the treatment of choice. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for inflammation of testicles post diverticulitis surgery ?

What are the reasons for inflammation of testicles post diverticulitis surgery ?

Venous congestion: The most common part of the colon removed for diverticulitis is the sigmoid colon, which is on the left side. The blood vessels behind this part of the colon connect to those that go to the left testicle, therefore it would be possible for those vessels to be either injured or more likely irritated by the surgery , thus resulting in swelling and possibly venous congestion which would extend to test. ...Read more

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Had EDG done as a preop for sleeve. DR biopsied tissue bc of inflammation. Waiting on results - what would be something that would halt surgery?

Had EDG done as a preop for sleeve. DR biopsied tissue bc of inflammation. Waiting on results - what would be something that would halt surgery?

Inflammation: There is very little that would halt a sleeve surgery in terms of inflammation, but surgery may need to be delayed while the inflammation is being treated. The biopsy should give your doctor more information about the cause of the inflammation. ...Read more