what is epiploic appendagitis

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What is epiploic appendagitis?

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EPIPLOIC APPENDICES are tear-drop shaped projections of fat that are attached to the outer wall of the large intestine. They have a propensity to twist, which may cut-off its blood supply and cause acute pain.This is a self-limiting condition that does not require any treatment. When this occurs on the right side, it is often mistaken for appendicitis, unless a skilled radiologist finds this on CT
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what causes epiploic appendagitis?

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Epiploic Appendeges are teardrop-shaped pieces of fat that are normally attached to the colon. Serendipitously, one can twist & cutoff it's blood supply, causing pain. Fortunately, this causes no further problems however this can be mistaken for other diseases like appendicitis or diverticulitis. Prior to CT, we often found this out in surgery; nowadays, this is often avoided.
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What is epiploic appendagitis and how do you treat it?

Fat

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it is a twisted piece of fat on the colon. It can be diagnosed by CAT scan and surgery is not usually necessary.
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Can you clarify what epiploic appendagitis really is?

Twisted Fat on Colon

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Epiploic appendices are teardrop shaped pieces of fat that everyone has attached to the outer wall of their large intestine. They can twist on themselves, leading to inflammation and pain in the abdomen. This is a benign and self-limiting problem that requires no treatment, however, it can be mistaken for other more serious problems, especially appendicitis when the pain is in the right-lower area
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As a statin is to chloresterol and hypertensive meds are to HBP; ____ is to attempted cancer prevention?

Healthy Lifestyle

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Dr Friedlander is basically correct. There is no specific medication that is for cancer prevention. Having put that issue aside, however, it does seem clear that basic, fundamental, healthy lifestyle choices do influence the risk for cancer. Exercise. Eat healthy, non-processed food. Do not smoke. Learn to relax & destress. Enjoy life. Etc, etc. It really is not rocket science.
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1. The best hospital for Leukemia treament is __________? 2. The best doctor for the treament of Leukemia is? Where can this doctor be found?

Seattle

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The Seattle Cancer Care alliance, (formerly Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center), developed all the basic techniques for marrow transplantation for leukemia and for unrelated transplant donation has statistics better than any other program in the country. With a good match and related donor, Seattle, Houston, New York are all good options.
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Hi_my mum is suffering from sever migrain related to her hypotension she always have it_is there any way to decrease its pain without medication??

Anemia

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Please make sure that she is not anemic by checking her blood count -- perhaps iron supplement can help
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27/F, tightening/squeezing in my chest for 4 days now & night nausea for about 2 wks. Neg. EKG,CXR,CTA for heart/lung problems_what could be going on?

Chest sx

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There are other possibilities , esophageal reflux would be a prominent possibility
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what is m.s?

Multiple Sclerosis

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Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects brain and spinal cord You can read in-depth info at Http://nationalmssociety.org
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"Hook" shows in Xrays in ball of foot under big toe. Pain was in bottom/ball foot now burning on TOP of foot over metatarsal. What is it? Y pain move?

Arthritis

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It sounds like you have Arthritis in the M-P joint. Pain can move.
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