Sometimes the pain that may spread to the lower back and the legs. • Tenderness, weakness, or stiffness in the buttocks. • Pain that gets worse during physical activity. • Bruising. DIAGNOSIS This condition is diagnosed based on your symptoms, a physical examination, and your medical history.
The evolution of the disease develops in stages and other outbreak in which the effects of the disease forwarded. Also, there are very severe lupus and some not so serious as those that occur and are limited to skin conditions. In general, when a person is diagnosed with lupus, immune cells are attacking own body causing inflammation and tissue
Muscle spasm and stiffness will very often accompany neck pain. Sometimes the muscle spasm and stiffness are your body's attempt to splint the area and limit range of motion, in an effort to protect the more vulnerable structures. In other cases, muscle spasm and stiffness may be the result of stress or muscle strain. In either case, the muscle spasm and stiffness tend to trigger even more pain and inflammation, resulting in a negative feedback loop which can be difficult to interrupt. Other symptoms may be present, including pain which radiates into the shoulder, arm, upper back and/or scapula (shoulder blade.)
Investing my time in the care of my patient gives the opportunity to not only assist them in a difficult situation, but also to learn more about their diagnosis and the treatment, while comparing it to what we have learned in class. For example, I had a patient that suffered from Sickle Cell Disease and came to the ER during a crisis. Correlating this case to the books and the content learned in class, these patients receive at least 1000 mL of fluids, pain medication, and oxygen. Additionally, I had a patient with meningitis. This individual presented with common symptoms such as nuchal rigidity, muscle pain, fever, and chills.
One of the complications of mononucleosis is a ruptured spleen. A ruptured spleen will cause sharp sudden pain in the left side. It is important to seek medical attention immediately because there is a chance that the person will need surgery. Other complications are hepatitis, jaundice, and more rarely anemia, heart issues, swollen tonsils blocking breathing and nervous system complications. Mononucleosis can be a life threatening illness for individuals with impaired immune
A sinus endoscopy allows your health care provider to look into your sinuses, nose, and throat, to identify the cause of sinus problems you may be having. During an endoscopy, treatment for identified problems may occur as well, such as widening the passageway between your sinuses and your nose and throat to improve drainage. LET YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER KNOW ABOUT: • Any allergies you have. • All medicines you are taking,
In other cases, blood flow does not improve, and parts of the colon start to die. This is extremely serious and even life threatening. If this happens, surgery may be required. In some cases, parts of the colon may need to be removed. What are the causes?
When a patient comes with a chief complaint of “sore throat”, as a provider in order to come to a final diagnosis, it is crucial to ask questions about their current signs and symptoms. Taking a thorough history includes asking questions such as onset, duration, and severity of sore throat; associated symptoms; precipitating factors; alleviating factors; treatment done so far; and also any past history of illness. A detailed physical examination is necessary to visualize the structures of the throat. Examination of the throat may reveal generalized erythema of the pharynx or tonsils, enlargement of the tonsils and/or presence of exudate with some cervical lymphadenopathy (Goolsby & Grubbs, 2015). Following are three differential diagnoses for a patient who comes in with complains of sore throat 1.