What is Alveolitis?

Alveolitis can refer to two inflammatory conditions. It can refer to inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs, or the dental alveolus in the jaw.

Alveolitis in the jaw is also known as dry socket. This type of inflamed tooth socket is usually seen after tooth extractions in smokers or people with diabetes.

Alveolitis is the accumulation of inflammatory and immune effector cells within the alveolar walls and spaces.

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hii i did a chest plain ct scan today and the findings are stated above ..
so plz tll me what exactly it is ,, is it any critical or life...

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Following advice...

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Hi and thank you for asking!
I read your query and understood your concerns.

Based on the chest...

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I have a chronic cough that is most likely caused by aleovlitis - hypersensitivity caused by inhalation of dust or mold. What are the best...

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Inhaled Steroids are best.

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Straight answer to your query is Using Inhaler Steroids...

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Is there any treatment in Ayurveda on Interstitial Lung disease in the form of Hypersensitivity pneumonitis?My father is complaining of dry cough...

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1. Hypersensitive Pneumonitis (HP) also called as Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis (EAA), occurs mainly due to Occupation, so please tell about the...

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