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Doctor insights on: Tips To Inflammation Of Lining Of The Heart

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What is the inflammation of the inner lining of the heart called?

Endocarditis: The endocardium is the inner lining of the heart. If inflamed we call it endocarditis. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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What are the common symptoms of inflammation of the lining of the bowels?

What are the common symptoms of inflammation of the lining of the bowels?

Many kinds: Information on the cause, diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of (ibd) inflammatory bowel disease. Ibd is a general term that covers two distinct disorders: ulcerative colitis (uc) and crohn's disease (cd). The symptoms of crohn are •frequent diarrheafever •fatigue •anemiareduced appetite •weight loss. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lining of a lung is inflamed?

What are the symptoms of lining of a lung is inflamed?

Pain w deep breaths: Also called "pleurisy" it can cause cough and usually localized chest pain with coughing or deep breathing. It usually feels a lot better if you take an anti inflammatory. These symptoms can be similar with bronchitis or pneumonia, so if you are feeling ill and aren't sure what you have, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the function of hyaline cartilage rings in the walls of certain structures of the respiratory tract?

Could you tell me what is the function of hyaline cartilage rings in the walls of certain structures of the respiratory tract?

Structural support: Act as structural support to keep the bronchus open when creating negative pressure on inspiration, and stable on expiration with increase positive pressure. ...Read more

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What can cause scarring in the base of lungs?

What can cause scarring in the base of lungs?

Inflammation: Scarring at the base of the lungs is a common finding on Chest Xray. Any source of inflammation or injury in the lung can cause scarring, including smoking, pneumonia, tuberculosis, pulmonary fibrosis, and more. ...Read more

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Can you please explain the function of the lymph vessels of the chest?

Can you please explain the function of the lymph vessels of the chest?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic vessels/ absorbs and carry things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. ...Read more

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What can cause pain and inflammation of the tendons of the neck?

What can cause pain and inflammation of the tendons of the neck?

Many possibilities: Stress, heavy lifting, improper spinal alignment, poor sleep, and several other rheumatologic conditions can cause this. ...Read more

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Can uterus removal at the age of 45-50 leads to the development of arthritis? What can be the side effects of uterus removal?

Can uterus removal at the age of 45-50 leads to the development of arthritis? What can be the side effects of uterus removal?

No: There is @ my knowlage (sp) connection between the 2. If u have an uncomplicated hysterectomy and not removal of the ovaries there is no change or side effect. ...Read more

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What are the causes of fluid around the heart and lungs in an infant.?

What are the causes of fluid around the heart and lungs in an infant.?

See below: By increased vessels permeability and slower lymphatic clearance in cases with a cardiac congestion or high blood volume output. ...Read more

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What are the causes of inflammation of the pancreas?

Here are a few caus: Excessive use of alcohol is a common cause of acute pancreatitis(inflammation of the pancreas). Another common cuae is gall bladder stones. Rarely it can be a block in the duct of the pancreas as can happen with pancreatic cancer or from a stone in the pancreatic duct. ...Read more

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How is the lining of the lung, windpipe affected by smoking?

How is the lining of the lung, windpipe affected by smoking?

Smoking: Long term smoking causes damage to ciliates epithelium of the trachea and bronchus. This in turn causes stagnant secretions, stimulating cough as well as infections. Nicotine can also cause damage to lung tissue causing cancers. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of the cartilage rings of trachea and bronchi?

What is the purpose of the cartilage rings of trachea and bronchi?

Support: The tracheal and bronchial cartilage rings help support air exchange as you breathe in and out and the lungs inflate and deflate. Prevents collapse and obstruction with exhalation. ...Read more

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What causes an inflammation of the heart?

What causes an inflammation of the heart?

Multiple factors: Viral infection, bactrial infection, autoimmune disorders, ischemia with or without infarction and tumor infiltration can all casue inflammation of various parts of the heart. ...Read more

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What to take to ease the pain of inflamation of your intestines?

What to take to ease the pain of inflamation of your intestines?

What have you tried?: How do you know there is inflammation? Did your gastroenterologist tell you it was inflamed? Usually if it is inflamed they give you a prescription for medication. There really is nothing over the counter that works in the intestines. The medications over the counter work in the stomach but not further down. Talk to your gastroenterologist. Im sure they wuill have help. Sorry you have this pain. ...Read more

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Can pleural plaques cause pain during/after exertion due to the thickening of the lung lining?

Can pleural plaques cause pain during/after exertion due to the thickening of the lung lining?

Pleural plaques: In most cases are without any symptoms and without any cause no limitation of activity. The plaques may mean previous exposure to asbestos, so the future problems of asbestos exposure are to be watched, but the plaques present won't turn to cancer either. Unles the plaques are large and many, they don't affect breathing. ...Read more