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What Are The Best Treatments For Long Term Inflammation Caused By Gastritis
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
What is some long or short term damage that can be/is caused by back contortion and what are the symptoms?
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
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
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
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
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
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
What type of inflammation is Etoricoxib and Lysozyme used for? Any difference? Can Etoricoxib be used for inflammation caused by bacterial infection?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is having pedal edema for a long time harmful? What type of medicines are
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