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inflammation is the reaction of living tissues to injury, infection or irritation. Inflamed tissues are characterised by pain, swelling, redness and heat. Anything that stimulates the inflammatory response is said to be inflammatory.

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T cell differentiation

... of T cells take place? As i understand it when the t cell is activated in the lymph nodes it differentiates into Th and Tc. Tc go off to the inflamed tissue and Th cells diferentiate into Th1 and Th2 and the Th2 migrate to the B cell follicle to activate B cells, while other Th2 and Th1 cells ...

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by Immunologyordie
Mon Apr 13, 2009 5:25 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: T cell differentiation
Replies: 16
Views: 35406

Crohn's Disease

Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), is a condition in which the lining of your digestive tract becomes inflamed, causing severe diarrhea and abdominal pain. The inflammation often spreads deep into the layers of affected tissue. Like ulcerative colitis, peptic ...

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by dipjyoti
Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:35 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Crohn's Disease
Replies: 5
Views: 6841

Re: Quick Question

Not really my department, but if the vocal chords are inflamed, they can't vibrate properly and if they don't vibrate, your voice won't sound right. In the extreme, the vocal chords can hardly vibrate at all and you've "lost" your voice altogether.

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by blcr11
Thu Feb 14, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Quick Question
Replies: 2
Views: 1732

Let's Figure it Out

... was corned beef, total pain, and I was determined to be admitted. We did everything, MRI, Ultra-Sounds, and finally endoscope of stomach showing inflamed stomach. Sure they said I looked fine--but white blood cell count was at 21,000 and the ONLY symptom to keep me there for all those tests. ...

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by mabelwhite
Tue Jun 05, 2007 3:35 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2911926

The Fiber Disease

... I later applied some of the left over solution to a couple of my lesions and found that it hurt like bloody hell and only made the lesions more inflamed. However, once I stopped applying the solution, the lesions healed completely and did not return. I did not have enough of the solution to ...

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by Frank N Stein
Thu Dec 21, 2006 3:23 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
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