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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 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

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Can something systemic cause an increase the amount of cavities I get? Major increase in cavities the last year but haven't changed any oral habits.

Can something systemic cause an increase the amount of cavities I get? Major increase in cavities the last year but haven't changed any oral habits.

At your age....: It's unlikely but yes possible and therefore it should be checked out by your own physician. More than likely something has changed although you might not be aware of it. I once had a 13 year old patient who almost never had a cavity. On her regular checkup one time she had 13! Mom said nothing changed. We discovered she started having fruit roll-ups all the time. That's concentrated sticky sugar! ...Read more

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What is the strongest systemic antifungal?

Amphotericin B: Different antifungals are used for different fungal infections. The more potent may cause the worse side-effects. So for antifungals more potent is not necessarily better. Simple antifungals for simple infections, stronger and potentially more dangerous antifungals for life threatening infections. ...Read more

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What is the definition of a systemic illness?

Systemic illness: Systemic illness = disease that affects the body as a whole or a number of organs/tissues. ...Read more

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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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What should you do if you experience systemic reactions?

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 (epinephrine) prescription, use that asap while you seek additional medical help. ...Read more

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What is systemic lupus?

What is systemic lupus?

Autoimmune disease: Lupus erythematosus is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown cause. The immune system attacks the patient's own body (autoimmunity) and can inflame the skin, joints, kidneys, nervous system, lungs, mucous membranes, and other internal organs. A red rash is often but not always present. Thus, it was named lupus erythematosus meaning "red wolf.". ...Read more

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Help me understand systemic lupus?

Help me understand systemic lupus?

S L E: Systemic lupus erythematosus is an auto immune disease, that can affect skin, joints, kodneys, brain, and other organs. Auto immune means bodys immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues
symptoms vary from person to person and may come and go. It is diagnosed with history of symptoms and blood tests for several antibodies
it is treated with steroids and non steroidal meds, avoid sun and wear protect. ...Read more

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Does Flonase have systemic effects?

Does Flonase have systemic effects?

Negligible to none: Absorption of Flonase if used at the recommended dose is minimal. There were no significant long term adverse effects with the studies. With any nasal steroids, long term use is not advised. Always consult your dr for any concerns or questions. ...Read more

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What medicine cures systemic candida?

What medicine cures systemic candida?

Learning the truth: Listen, Brad. If you buy into this "candida" cult, you will never, ever feel well again. They'll persuade you that you have an incurable disease that you must manage intensively. They'll encourage you to focus on being a misunderstood victim of an illness that physicians conspire to ignore. It's bunk. Get your health issues managed scientifically and get on with a productive life. ...Read more

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What makes systemic scleroderma flare?

What makes systemic scleroderma flare?

Stress: There are no specific triggers to avoid if you have the condition. However, internal or external stress often precede a flare of scleroderma. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have systemic lupus?

How can I tell if I have systemic lupus?

Not a simple answer: Currently the diagnosis of sle is based on 11 criteria that the patient may have at once or over a period of time. To have a diagnosis, 4 of them must be met. Some criteria are clinical and others are from lab tests. See your physician if you are concerned about it. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of systemic lupus?  

What are the symptoms of systemic lupus?  

MULTI SYSTEM: Affects all organs of the body and need prednisone, antibiotics and immunosuppressants to treat. ...Read more

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What is porto-systemic collateral circulation?

What is porto-systemic collateral circulation?

Abnormal: It is the type of circulation that develops as a result of a compromised blood flow through the portal vein that passes through the liver secondary to scarring of the liver caused by perpetual inflammation. This condition is known as liver cirrhosis, which usually develops as an end stage of the inflammatory process. ...Read more

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How is systemic lidocaine infusion administered?

How is systemic lidocaine infusion administered?

With: Intravenous line, also called angiocath or heplock. Pretty much the standard. ...Read more

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Can systemic candida always mean hospitalization?

Can systemic candida always mean hospitalization?

Mostly yes: Systemic fungal infections, especially in the setting of immunocomprised status, need hospitalization for intravenous antifungals agents. ...Read more

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Can migraines be caused from systemic inflamation?

Can migraines be caused from systemic inflamation?

TRIGGERS: Migraine is a hereditary condition due to inordinate sensitivity of brain neurotransmitters, especially glutamate, due to both external and internal triggers. Any type of infection or widespread inflammation may act as a provocateur, but so might bright sunshine or a variety of foods. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is systemic yeast really dangerous?

Yes.: A systemic yeast infection such as a blood infection / septicemia can be a very serious problem and can require systemic therapy such as intravenous antifungal medications. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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What are the systemic signs and symptoms of inflammation?

What are the systemic signs and symptoms of inflammation?

Several: Fever, weight loss, anorexia pain, changes in the skin if inflamed with redness, thickening and possible dischg. In latin it is tumor rubor dolor calor (swelling rednedd pain and heat). ...Read more