What is inflammation?  

Response of body. Inflammation is the response of body to many insults, e.g., infection, chemical injury, radiation, trauma, tissue necrosis. Acute inflammation has pain, redness, swelling, warmth and loss of function.
Inflammation. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants.

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What's hidden inflammation like?

CRP! Hidden inflammation would not come from arthritis, which would cause pain. Both increased sed rates and crps can come from metabolic syndrome. High estrogen levels increase firbrinogen, which increases sed rate, but not crp. I wish my medical colleages would stop ordering esrs and focus on crps. Read more...

What is inflammation.? How can it be treated

Inflammation just. Refers to a tissue reaction to another process - infection, injury, rheumatologic disease, etc. Best plan entirely dependent on the inciting event/process. Read more...

I have some inflammation in my body. What is inflammation? And what causes inflammation? Is it serious?

Reaction of body. Inflammation is the response of your body, specifically vascular tissue to protect against a perceived injury, threat or infection. Acute or chronic. Helps remove the injurious threat and move on to the healing phase. Our body, especially with a western diet can have too much baseline inflammation. This can lead to hardening of the arteries, possibly cancer, rheumatologic disorders, allergies. Read more...

What is inflammation the intestines called?

Inflammation. generally, diseases that cause inflammation of the intestines are called inflammatory bowel diseasesj. This includes quite a few illnesses, however. Can you be more specific? Read more...

What does inflammation of the pericardium mean?

Sac aroujng heart. The cellophane like sac around the heart can get inflamed for a variety of reasons, such as viral infections, certain "autoimmune" diseases, following a heart attack, and in some cases for unknown reasons. It usually produces pain which tends to be worse on lying down. With treatment, it frequently resolves completely. Read more...
Pericarditis. It means what you state and can be of varying severity and symptoms (sometimes none). Read more...

What's the inflammation that causing pseudomonas aeriginosa?

Bacterial infection. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a bacteria found in the environment that can cause infection. It is the presence of the foreign bodies ( the bacteria) that causes the body's immune system to attack and destroy the bacteria. This produces inflammation and often pain in the area of the infection. Treating the infection with medication destroys the bacteria and helps improve the inflammation. Read more...

What causes inflammation of the skin with an unknown diagnosis?

Inflammation. There are hundreds of different causes of inflammation of the skin one of the jobs that a dermatologist has is to discover the cause of the inflammation in a particular patient. Some cases are easier to discover than others. Sometimes blood tests and skin biopsies are helpful in establishing a diagnosis. Read more...
Numerous reasons . There are over 2000 named skin conditions and rashes and new ones have been described and discovered even in the past few years. If a rash is persisting and has an unknown cause, lab work and a small skin biopsy can often help diagnose the condition. See a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. Read more...