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What is necrotizing fasciitis versus necrotizing soft tissue infection?

What is necrotizing fasciitis versus necrotizing soft tissue infection?

Only terminology!: Fasciitis means inflammation of fascia, which is the "gristle" that exists around and between muscle layers. Soft tissue is a general term for non-bony body parts. Necrotizing fasciitis is slightly more specific than necrotizing soft tissue infection, but nf imputes infection whereas nsti implicitly states "infection." both are the same and require nasty bacteria killing tissues unchecked! ...Read more

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Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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Please advise what is the difference between necrotizing fasciitis and necrotizing soft tissue infection?

Please advise what is the difference between necrotizing fasciitis and necrotizing soft tissue infection?

Same essentially: Both are deep soft tissue infections that require surgical removal of infected tissue.NF extends into muscle layers and the fascia that surrounds them. Perirectal abscess, an infection involving the buttocks and rectal area, is a necrotizing soft tissue infection that is not fasciitis. Requires surgery and sometimes a colostomy. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a prostate to have infection or even scar tissue? If so what would be the symptoms?

Is it possible for a prostate to have infection or even scar tissue? If so what would be the symptoms?

Yes: Inflammation or infection of the prostate is a common problem. It may have pain, frequency or other urinary symptoms. Your should see your urologist if you have symptoms. ...Read more

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Soft tissue swelling infectious? Do you know if a radiologist can diagnose soft tissue swelling as the result of an infection through an MRI scan?

Soft tissue swelling infectious? Do you know if a radiologist can diagnose soft tissue swelling as the result of an infection through an MRI scan?

Sometimes: Soft tissue swelling by itself is not specific for infection. However in the right clinical setting it may be suggested. If other findings of infection are present, then it might be stated way. ...Read more

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Elderly relative had hip replacement surgery, now infection in soft tissue and nerve damage?

Elderly relative had hip replacement surgery, now infection in soft tissue and nerve damage?

Complication are : Infrequent.Infection a small number of people can develop an infection with a total hip replacement this complication can require further surgery to remove the prosthetic components and clean out the joint along with a course of antibiotics lasting six to eight weeks the incidence of nerve injury o-3% in primary total hip arthroplasty most common the sciatic nerve but the femoral, obturator also. ...Read more

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What would cause persistent soft tissue swelling in the mandible after tooth infection and abscess have cleared up? Also paresthesia in chin.

Infection: The most likely culprit is a residual locus of infection that requires additional rx. Could also be an adjacent tooth that needs rx, a gum disease problem, nerve damage, etc. You have to be seen, examined, to be diagnosed and treated. Please call your dentist...Endodontist, periodontist, or oral surgeon may need to be consulted. ...Read more

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I have a really sore throat but it hurts more under my chin and down the sides of my neck along my esophagus could this be an infection in soft tissue?

I have a really sore throat but it hurts more under my chin and down the sides of my neck along my esophagus could this be an infection in soft tissue?

Swollen Lymph Nodes: If you throat is really sore you mostly likely have an infection in throat rather than the soft tissues in your neck. There are a bunch of lymph nodes under your chin & along side you neck. The nodes contain your immune system cells & will swell up to fight off an infection. See your dr for exam & to see what infection you have & how to treat it so you can start feeling better! ...Read more

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I have symptoms of bladder infectons urology Dr can find nothing wrong wih my,bladder thinks I have scar tissue from a hysterectomy I had 45 yrs ago?

I have symptoms of bladder infectons  urology Dr can find nothing wrong wih my,bladder thinks I have scar tissue from a hysterectomy I had 45 yrs ago?

Look further: Get a urinalysis (dip stick & microscopic) and urine culture to look for infection and tumor. Interstitial cystitis is a condition with symptoms similar to an infection but usually with normal urine. A cystoscopy is needed to diagnose this. Good luck ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having an infection?

Fever: Classic signs of infection are fever/chills, redness, and pain. Other symptoms depend on the specific type of infection in question. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more