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Symptoms Of Foreign Body Reaction
I've read about numerous cases of polypropylene mesh reactions resulting in cancer. Can years of chronic inflammation and foreign body reaction to polypropylene mesh in the body lead to cancer?
I don't believe it: Go to the refereed medical literature and you'll find a single article from 2000 in an obscure german-language journal about the foreign-body reaction and idly conjecturing cancer promotion; i just ran a search of the nih data-base and there are no actual cases. This sort of thing in connective tissue is well-known to us pathologists and doesn't turn malignant. Stop reading internet junk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After surgery to remove a portion of mini arc bladder sling, when path report shows chronic inflammation and foreign body reaction to material and mesh, will portion not removed likely cause problems?
No one knows: Your problem is most regrettable & i sympathize. It is unfortunate that surgeons have inserted mesh for a variety of abdominal & pelvic problems in a race to outmaneuver mother nature. Long term consequences are coming back to haunt them. Unfortunately, no one can guess the answer to your question. ...Read more
Does every patient treated with a mesh bladder sling, such as the miniarc, have chronic inflammation and foreign body reaction to the mesh and sling that continues over two years after surgery?
No: Most pt who have a sling do not have problems. Some women will have pain, painful intercourse, difficulty urinating or other problems. Sometimes it is necessary to remove the sling. The only way to know for sure is to see a specialist with a lot of experience treating mesh related complications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What does a foreign body giant cell reaction with a mild periducal inflammation mean from a breast biospy?
What type of doctor do you go see if you suspect that you are having a foreign body reaction to vascular clips left in after gallbladder surgery?
To remove arms of miniarc bladder sling (2nd removal surgery) with chronic inflammation, foreign body reaction, scarring, recurrent swelling and infections, which doctor/institution is recommended?
Aspiration: Depending on what was aspirated, symptoms can start almost immediately. ...Read more
Irritation, redness: The #1 symptom is the feeling that you have something in your eye! that can manifest as a persistent irritation or scratching sensation. Foreign body may cause redness where the eye is usually white. Blurred vision is possible if the cornea (the clear front of the eye) is affected, but it isn't guaranteed. Try to wash your eye with sterile eye wash (not tap water). If that fails, go see a pro. ...Read more
Dr. Says I have a foreign body under my conjunctiva. Could it be anything else that can cause similar symptoms?
Unusual: Were you struck in the eye with a fast moving object.. Most objects striking the conjunctiva will embed in his tissue, and if they penetrate, will set up an inflammation. If it was fast enough to penetrate, there is a risk that it might have penetrated the eye. Is you vision OK? You might see an ophthalmologist to have this looked at and straightened out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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