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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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How long can post viral gastroparesis last for and what are the best treatments

How long can post viral gastroparesis last for and what are the best treatments

Hard to know: The condition can be short-lived but can also last for years unfortunately. Eating smaller more frequent meals help. There are not too many fda-approved drugs for this condition and most have side effects. Try to be patient and good luck. ...Read more

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What is some long or short term damage that can be/is caused by back contortion and what are the symptoms?

What is some long or short term damage that can be/is caused by back contortion and what are the symptoms?

Hard to say...: It depends what you mean by "contortion." if you overstretch ligaments and muscles, you'll experience a period of pain and inflammation until these tissues heal. Worst case scenario could include vertebral fractures and disc herniation. Be kind to your back! ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of lpr? Best treatment for a 20 year old?

What are the long term effects of lpr?  Best treatment for a 20 year old?

Complications: In children, we can see recurrent ear infections and build up of fluid in the middle ear as well as narrowing of the throat below the vocal chords. In adults, like you, lpr can cause scarring of the throat and voice box as well as increase chances for developing cancer in the throat later on and irritate preexisting asthma, bronchitis, or emphysema. ...Read more

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What is best long term non-steroidal creams for chronic psoriasis of the body and scalp?

What is best long term non-steroidal creams for chronic psoriasis of the body and scalp?

Psoriasis creams: Don't forget the value of moisturisers in soothing itchy dry skin. In many with mild psoriasis, it's all they need. Best to see a dermatologist to discuss the options for prescribed medications ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of untreated colitis? What treatment will help ease the pain and symptoms the quickest? Thanks!

What are the long term effects of untreated colitis? What treatment will help ease the pain and symptoms the quickest? Thanks!

Cancer: Ulcerative colitis increases risk for colon cancer as well as other systemic diseases. Depending on severity treatment may be mild or very involved, your gastrointestinal specialist can help answer the question in treatment, Over the counter meds have disappointing results and stay away from ibuprofen, Motrin, Advil and aspirin as they may worsen it. ...Read more

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What is visceral hypersensitivity and its cause. Can it be the same as chronic continuous IBS pain? What are the latest treatment options available?

What is visceral hypersensitivity and its cause. Can it be the same as chronic  continuous IBS pain? What are the latest treatment options available?

Close, but...: Visceral hypersensitivity is believed to be one mechanism thru which ibs manifests--but there are many, each representing a target for possible treatments. Effective therapeutic options include: receptor-mediators, various antidepressants, motility-acting agents, non-pharmacologic approaches, more. Distinction of ibs from organic pathology is critical. As to your "continous pain", don't you sleep? ...Read more

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What is the cure for cervix inflammation caused by trauma?

What is the cure for cervix inflammation caused by trauma?

Depends on the: Cause of the trauma and the overall apearances on exam. If there is pain and bleeding you should be seen by an obgyn. In all likelhood there is no treatment but an inflamed cervix usually means infection and checking for stds like gonorrhea and chlamydia are well within reason. Talk to your obgyn. ...Read more

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What are the best medication used to manage pain caused by gastroparesis?

What are the best medication used to manage pain caused by gastroparesis?

Pain and gastropares: If you have diagnose gastroparesis with delayed gastric emptying on a gastric emptyings study that rules out obstruction you may have compacted food in your stomach (Bezoar) or even associated peptic ulcer. I would recommend an EGD (upper endoscopy) ...Read more

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Which treatment is there for long term joint and bone pain caused by hypercalcaemia?

Which treatment is there for long term joint and bone pain caused by hypercalcaemia?

Hypercalcemia: Your question could be answered better by knowing what is causing your hypercalcemia (h). Causes could be hyperparathyroidism, milk-alkali syndrome, sarcoidosis, hyperthyroidism, metastatic disease to the bones, among others. See a physician, endocrinologist, to find out the cause of your h. Once you know that, a treatment plan can start. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me which is the top conservative management for cough caused by bronchiectasis?

Can you please tell me which is the top conservative management for cough caused by bronchiectasis?

Pulmonary specialist: I would recommend a pulmonary specialist consultation. This probably depends on the severity of the bronchiectasis. Certain severe chronic bronchiectasis may need long term antibiotic prevention. Mild bronchiectasis from treated nontuberculous mycobacterial infection may just need chest physiotherapy or bronchodilators. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for wide intracranial arteries caused by chronic hypertension?

What is the best treatment for wide intracranial arteries caused by chronic hypertension?

Intracranial HBP: The most significant treatment is to lower your blood pressure into a normal range. See your doctor for management of your blood pressure. ...Read more

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What type of inflammation is Etoricoxib and Lysozyme used for? Any difference? Can Etoricoxib be used for inflammation caused by bacterial infection?

What type of inflammation is Etoricoxib and Lysozyme used for? Any difference? Can Etoricoxib be used for inflammation caused by bacterial infection?

Etoricoxib: Etoricoxib is not available In the United States- turned drown by the FDA 7 years ago. You could use ibuprofen as a n anti inflammatory. Neither drug would directly treat bacterial infection. ...Read more

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What is the safest systemic treatment for psoriasis that can be taken long term?

What is the safest systemic treatment for psoriasis that can be taken long term?

It depends: The major goal is adequate control of the skin involvement. The safest meds are the topical creams but these are really only effective for localized disease. Phototherapy is also fairly safe. Methotrexate has some greater risk but can be very effective if other agents are not. Finally, tnf agent carry greater risk but are extremely effective for moderate to severe disease. ...Read more

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What are all the symptoms related to the pelvic varices?Is there any effective or definitive remedy or treatment for them?

What are all the symptoms related to the pelvic varices?Is there any effective or definitive remedy or treatment for them?

Pelvic or lower ab,,: Pelvic or lower abdominal pain. Or no sx at all. The varices, if associated with phlebitis are usually symptomatic, but stretched varicied veins can be symptomatc. Because they are deep, surgery is not very beneficial. The veins can be ablated with veinous cathers, but this is costly. If you have these, do not were tight garments; diminish constipation symptoms, and lose abdominal weight! ...Read more

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What is colitis and how does it differ from crones disease? What are the precribed treatments for both?

What is colitis and how does it differ from crones disease? What are the precribed treatments for both?

Colitis...: ...Is a general term of which crohn's disease is one type. Treatment for crohn's ranges from dietary modification and supplementation to salicylates to steroids to surgical treatment. As for colitis, it depends in the specific underlying cause - infectious causes are generally treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is having pedal edema for a long time harmful? What type of medicines are there foredema caused by lever deasease

Is having pedal edema for a long time harmful? What type of medicines are
there foredema caused by lever deasease

Yes: More importantly than the local tissues being stretched out from the swelling is the need to address the reason your swelling is so difficult to get down. Discuss with your md. ...Read more

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Gastritis (Definition)

A condition in which the lining of the stomach is ...Read more