How to use Inflammations in a sentence
In particular the fluctuations of the pulse in fevers and inflammations were better understood, and accurately registered; and we can scarcely realize now that before Harvey the time of the pulse seems not to have been counted by the watch.
Lotio Rubra, the familiar "Red Lotion," a solution of zinc sulphate, is widely used in many catarrhal inflammations, as of the ear, urethra, conjunctiva, &c. There are also innumerable ointments.
But irritation may be produced by numerous other causes besides this - such as a decayed tooth, diseased bone, local inflammations in which nerves are implicated, by some source of pressure upon a nerve trunk, or by swelling of its sheath in its passage through a bony canal or at its exit upon the surface.
In countries such as Turkey and Cyprus, the leaves are used in preparing medicinal remedies to soothe and reduce swellings and inflammations.
In that age group, it is the leading cause of bacterial meningitis, pneumonia, joint and bone infections, and throat inflammations.Advertisement
Rarely, inflammations of the heart or kidneys, a drop in platelet count (causing episodes of difficult-to-control bleeding), or reactivation of an old tuberculosis infection can occur.
Styes and chalazia are infections and inflammations of the tiny oil glands on the eyelids.
The most common example of this type of reaction is allergic contact dermatitis that causes inflammations of the skin.
These illnesses include pneumonia and inflammations of the liver (hepatitis), brain (encephalitis), esophagus (esophagitis), large intestine (colitis), and retina of the eye (retinitis).
H. influenzae can also produce inflammations of the eye (conjunctivitis) in newborn children.Advertisement
The most serious complications caused by the exotoxin are inflammations of the heart muscle (myocarditis) and damage to the nervous system.