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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Mesenteric Adenitis

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What are treatment options for mesenteric adenitis?

What are treatment options for mesenteric adenitis?

Watchful waiting: Mesenteric adenitis is usually self limited resolving on its own. Treatment is supportive- pain management and fluids until it resolves. More important is differentiating it from more serious intraabdominal conditions such as appendicitis or ovarian cyst rupture. ...Read more

Mesentery (Definition)

1. A double layer of peritoneum attached to the abdominal wall and enclosing in its fold certain organs of the abdominal viscera. 2. A fold of the peritoneum that connects the intestines to the dorsal abdominal wall, especially such a fold that envelops ...Read more


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Vom &diarrhoea 5/6 weeks. Rif pain, spasms, u/s shows mesenteric adenitis, distended bowel loops moderate fluid in rif. Is this anything more than m/a?

Vom &diarrhoea 5/6 weeks. Rif pain, spasms, u/s shows mesenteric adenitis, distended bowel loops moderate fluid in rif. Is this anything more than m/a?

Not normal: it is not normal for anybody at any age to be sick for 5-6weeks. Ultrasound showing something. The patient needs an immediate intervention,that will start with IV fluid, keeping her stomach at rest,stop the vomiting,analyze the stool to find the reason for the diarrhea,work up the patient to find explanation for the ultrasound finding.mesenteric adenitis is a reaction to some infection where ? ...Read more

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What is mesenteric adenitis and how can it be treated?

Inflammation: Mesenteric adenitis is a condition whereby an infection (usually a bacteria) causes inflammation that affects an area of the intestine. In particular the lymph nodes near the intestine become inflamed. It can be diagnosed by specialized tests or stool culture, and in most cases resolves without special treatment. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go to school and school if you have mesenteric adenitis?

Is it safe to go to school and school if you have mesenteric adenitis?

Wait a while.: Mesenteric lymphadenitis is a painful viral syndrome that causes nausea, vomiting and anorexia indistinguishable from appendicitis in some cases. As this uncomfortable, i would recommend bedrest until resolution of acute symptoms and in consultation with yout doctor. School can wait! ...Read more

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How long does the pain from mesenteric lymphadenitis (mesenteric adenitis or ma) usually last?

How long does the pain from mesenteric lymphadenitis (mesenteric adenitis or ma) usually last?

Usually a Few Days: Mesenteric lymphadenitis usually resolves on its own after a few days. However, sometimes mesenteric lymphadentitis can be confused with acute appendicitis and vice versa. ...Read more

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My 11 year old son was diagnosed with mesenteric adenitis, how can I treat the pain. Heat doesn't help?

Abdominal pain: How was the diagnosis confirmed? Blood tests, scan, or only on physical exam? This disease is most often caused by some infectious process, but can mimic such other problems as acute appendicitis. There are other things that cause acute abdominal pain, as well. Most importantly, be sure appendicitis has been excluded. If not, see a surgeon or go to er immediately. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with mesenteric adenitis what is the quickest way to get over this? Also will it cause me to not digest food properly?

Mesenteric adenitis: This condition, where the lymph nodes in the abdomen are swollen, does not have a specific "cure", and thus not really any specific ways to get over it "quickest". You have to go with the old fashioned advice of getting extra rest, reducing stress, increase water intake. And yes, because the inflammation of the nodes occurs close to the intestines, it is not unusual for digestion problems to occur. ...Read more

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What should I know about mesenteric adenitis?

What should I know about mesenteric adenitis?

Mimic appendicites: Mostly seen in children present like appendices, self limiting disease most of the time. ...Read more

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Mesenteric Lymphadenitis (Definition)

Mesenteric lymphadenitis is a condition in which the lymph nodes in the membrane that connects your bowel to your abdominal wall is swollen. It is usually caused by an infection, and common symptoms include ...Read more