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Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) blood test

The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a blood test that can check for inflammation in your body. Find out more about ESR blood tests here.

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Cholecystitis (gallbladder inflammation)

Cholecystitis is an inflammation of the gallbladder, often caused by gallstones. It can be very painful and usually needs prompt treatment.

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Pelvic inflammatory disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is inflammation and infection of the pelvic organs or lining. It can cause serious complications, but is treatable.

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Bursitis is the inflammation of the fluid-filled cushions (bursae) close to our joints, for example, the hip, elbow, knee, heel or shoulder.

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Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder. Find out about the symptoms and treatment for this common condition.

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Folliculitis is inflammation of the hair follicles in your skin. Learn more about the causes and treatments and how to help prevent folliculitis.

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Polymyalgia rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica causes inflammation in the joints and the surrounding tissues. Learn more about its symptoms and the treatment options available.

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Abdominal Surgery for Crohn's disease

Crohn’s disease causes inflammation of your bowel. Surgery is usually recommended if medication fails to improve your symptoms.

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Vasculitis is a group of disorders and is caused by inflammation of blood vessels. Read more about vasculitis types, symptoms and treatment options.

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Prednisolone belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids, and helps to reduce inflammation in your body. Learn more about how to take it.

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