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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 should you do if you experience systemic reactions?

ER: Go to the er immediately or call 911. If you have been given an Epipen prescription, use that asap while you seek additional medical help. ...Read more

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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.


Dr. John Van der Werff
Board Certified, Dentistry
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What is the definition or description of: systemic?

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

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Dr. Manav Singla
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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

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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Can you give me a brief description or meaning of an acute illness w/ systemic symptoms & examples of these illnesses.

This looks like: a question for a class. I'm sorry but you will need to look this one up yourself. If I'm wrong I apologize. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Robert Killian
Board Certified, General Practice
22 years in practice
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What would cause sudden flare ups of all medical conditions all at once within a couple of weeks? Perhaps something systemic? Should i be worried?

Ambiguous: There is nothing specific or personal on which to respond to your very ambiguous question. It is impossible to answer. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Cook
Board Certified, Pathology
20 years in practice
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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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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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If someone has very large local reaction to insects,is he at greater risk of systemic reaction if stung again?

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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Dr. Thomas Namey
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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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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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Dr. Mark Rasak
Board Certified, Cardiology
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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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