Inflammation

Why do I get really hungry when I’m sick?

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What does mixed flora in urine mean?

Ad by Capital One ShoppingPaying full price on Amazon is so 2020 — do this in 2021.The secret to shopping Amazon like a pro.Flora refers to the organisms that we see when we examine it in the lab. Mixed means we see both what we expect to see (the normal ones) and what are not…

How soon can I repeat antibiotic course?

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What does ‘leukocyte esterase ua moderate’ mean?

What does “leukocyte esterase ua moderate” mean? UA = urinalysis (analysis of urine) Leukocyte esterase (LE) = a type of enzyme contained in most leukocytes (white blood cells), tested for on a urine dipstick (first part of a urinalysis) The presence of white blood cells in the urine indicates inflammation of some kind. Most commonly,…

Is a 99.6 degree fever normal for a person?

Is a 99.6 degree fever normal for a person?The normal body temperature is 98 degree Fahrenheit and it is a range, meaning if the temperature is somewhere around 99 it is still normal ! If the temperature rises above by maybe 3 to 4 degrees above normal, then you may have to consider visiting the…

What are some home remedies for a weeping leg edema?

Edema itself generally isn’t life threatening. While most cases of edema are mild, there are some serious medical conditions that can lead to edema as well. Congestive heart failure is the most common cause of serious peripheral edema. It occurs when your heart doesn’t pump enough blood to keep moving through the system. *Cardiovascular health…