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Symptoms Of 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Is it possible for a prostate to have infection or even scar tissue? If so what would be the symptoms?
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?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
?symptoms: What symptoms do you have? I find it difficult to believe that scar tissue from 45 years ago just started giving symptoms now. If you specify your symptoms you may get an opinion.Did you have cystoscopy? Urine culture? Bladder biopsy? Hope to see your question again and I will try to give you some opinion.Good luck. ...Read more
Just had dead soft skin tissue removed from the bone was told infection has started spreading 2 the bone?
Debridement needed: Curing some types of infections like decubitus ulcers sometimes requires removing tissue. Your doctor should be able to tell what is live and what is dead tissue. In your case, it sounds like infection needed debridement or cleaning all the way down to the bone. Hopefully your doctors can manage this well-- you are treatable. If u have access to a Wound Center that would be ideal. Don't lose hope. ...Read more
Dead soft skin tissue removed from the bone does it mean infection has spread to bone and how serious is it if it has?
Could have! Discuss: with your surgeon, as I am sure he took samples from the bone or the fluid from the marrow, if he was concerned about infection. So talking to him should be beneficial. ...Read more
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
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