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Systemic (Overview)

A condition that involves the whole body as compared to a part of the body. For example diabetes is a systemic condition.


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What are systemic reactions?

What are systemic reactions?

Mild to severe: Systemic reactions are usually mild and respond rapidly to medications. Symptoms can include increased allergy symptoms such as sneezing, nasal congestion or hives. Rarely, a serious systemic reaction, called anaphylaxis, can develop after an immunotherapy injection. ...Read more

Systemic (Overview)

A condition that involves the whole body as compared to a part of the body. For example diabetes is a systemic condition.


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What are the symptoms of systemic health conditions?

What are the symptoms of systemic health conditions?

Need more info: Depends on the system with the disease. Respiratory / cardiac / vascular / musculo-skeletal / immune / neurologic / endocrinologic / etc.? Need more specific question as to which systemic condition. ...Read more

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How does systemic inflammatory response syndrome trigger problems?

How does systemic inflammatory response syndrome trigger problems?

Inflammation bad!: Inflammation dose many things deleterious to the body including: releases inflammatory cytokines into the blood stream. This damages your blood vessels and accelerates atherosclerosis. Clotting factors rise, which are thrombotic themselves. The body enters a catabolic state (tiisue breakdown). People feel fatigued and bad. Inflammation from any cause need to treated. ...Read more

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What are some common systemic blood system problems and the symptoms?

What are some common systemic blood system problems and the symptoms?

Too vague: The question is way too vague. There's a three year post graduate residency devoted to the question you asked. Since most people aren't interested in this topic in general i assume you have a specific issue. Please re ask the question so i can narrow the focus and be more helpful. Thanks. ...Read more

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What are hallmark neuro/systemic symptoms of wilsons besides liver dmg?

Nonspecific symptoms: Neuropsychiatric manifestations include behavioral changes, psychosis or a Parkinson disease-like syndrome (tremor, slow movement, lack of coordination). Depression or anxiety may occur. The eyes may have Kayser–Fleischer rings. ...Read more

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What is the most effective and safe systemic medication for psoriasis that can be taken long term?

What is the most effective and safe systemic medication for psoriasis that can be taken long term?

See details: The two most effective classes of systemic meds are Methotrexate and tnf antagonists. Each can be taken long term. Methotrexate, imo, carries less risk and except for very severe disease, merits the first try. ...Read more

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My son has onychomadesis and it says one of the causes is "systemic illness." What exactly does that mean?

My son has onychomadesis and it says one of the causes is "systemic illness." What exactly does that mean?

Children's health: Onychomadesis is a nail condition in which the nail temporarily falls off. Very common from coxsackie virus. Can also happen with trauma to that nail. ...Read more

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If someone has very large local reaction to insects,is he at greater risk of systemic reaction if stung again?

Not necessarily: of course if I were you I will carry the epi-pen with me from now on but since your reaction was local and severe there is no guarantee your second exposure will remain local it could be systemic same time it could remained local but I will be prepared because systemic reaction could be a life threatening good luck ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my son has onychomadesis and it says one of the causes is "systemic illness." what does that mean?

Underlying cause: Common systemic illnesses associated with this problem are: hand-foot-mouth disease, autoimmune diseases, pemphegus vulgaris, medications patient is taking, critical illness, or can be idiopathic. Effects the germinal matrix that produces the nail. ...Read more