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Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
Colitis is inflammation of the large intestine. It can be from parasites, bacteria, or other causes. Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that cause mild to fatal symptoms. Diverticulitis is inflammation of pouches that can occur in the large intestine usually seen with age. It is usually provoked by seeds entering the pouch and not being able to exit. Flagyl is ...Read more
How to treat if cirrhosis have spontaneous bacterial peritonitis ?how many days for secondary prevention?
See doctor: Cirrhosis is not a do it yourself issue. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is a serious complication. ...Read more
Cirrhosis stage 4,she went to hospital to treat bacteria in fluid of peritonitis but now she still have fever why?what should we do?
Bacteria sensitivity: It would be important to know more about the bacteria - if the antibiotics used are actually effective or not. Unfortunately these bacteria are getting smarter and smarter. Hopefully your doctor can explain the treatment. Liver patients are weaker than usual because the liver is so important. I would ask that her blood stream also be checked for infection- sometimes that happens with peritonitis. ...Read more
What are the consequences (on ones health) of an overdose of vancomycin? (currently 34.5 mg/l and took another 500 mg interperitonneally 4 peritonitis
Multiple organ fail: Peritonitis means INFLAMMATION of the peritoneum, the inner lining of the belly. Sometimes this starts with bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, or inflammatory conditions like lupus. Once the inflammation starts, it makes all the major organs (heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, brain) work much harder than normal. Sometimes those organs can't do the work, and fail one at a time, causing death. ...Read more
EZ 4 U 2 SAY: The lining of the abdominal cavity (peritoneum), lungs (pleura), and heart (pericardium) are all innervated with many nerve fibers. Therefore, anything that irritates these linings can cause severe pain. In contrat, many of the organs that reside in these cavities have very few pain fibers; the nerves are more responsible for organ function. ...Read more
Most of the time: Peritoneal dialysis is switched to hemodialysis , repeated infections ( peritonitis ) will obliterate the the peritoneal space , fibrous tissue grows around pd catheter , will not allow good inflow and out flow return makes it impossible to dialyze, of course ideal is kidney transplant . Good luck. ...Read more
I've had 2 episodes of peritonitis with endometriomas causing blockage. One 9 yrs post menopause. Always a risk?
I was told my daughters appendix burst 2 days before she was operated on. Peritonitis had set in. How serious was this?
Is it possible to get diverticulitis or diverticulosis from a verybadappendicitis,myappendix waspreforated and caused peritonitis.2years ltr-painstill?
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