Chronic inflammation comes in many forms and affects many different locations. Learn what the many symptoms of chronic inflammation are here. Chronic .. Read more inflammatory conditions are conditions in which inflammation produced by the immune system causes local or systemic (all body) symptoms over a long period of time. Chronic inflammation can go on for weeks or years depending on the person and what is causing the inflammation. The longer that chronic inflammation lasts in a particular area, the more damage it can do to the surrounding tissues. Chronic inflammation can sometimes be hard to diagnose or define. Because chronic inflammation in and of itself is not a diagnosable disease, many people with chronic inflammation are dismissed by their doctors as being fine, normal, or “just getting older.” Many of our patients come in with a diagnosis of “well that’s just how you are.”.
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