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Peritonitis: Introduction

Peritonitis: Inflammation of the lining of the abdominal cavity. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Peritonitis is available below.

Symptoms of Peritonitis

Treatments for Peritonitis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Peritonitis?

Peritonitis: Related Patient Stories

Peritonitis: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Peritonitis

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Peritonitis may include:

  • Aconite homeopathic remedy
  • Bryonia homeopathic remedy
  • Mercurius corrosivus homeopathic remedy
  • more treatments »

Types of Peritonitis

Peritonitis: Complications

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Causes of Peritonitis

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Disease Topics Related To Peritonitis

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Peritonitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Peritonitis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are more »

Peritonitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Peritonitis

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Peritonitis: Rare Types

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Peritonitis: Animations

Research about Peritonitis

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Clinical Trials for Peritonitis

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Peritonitis

Peritonitis: Broader Related Topics

Peritonitis Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Peritonitis:

Inflammation of the peritoneum, a condition marked by exudations in the peritoneum of serum, fibrin, cells, and pus. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of the peritoneum - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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