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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Entyvio Vs. Mesalamine : Entyvio and mesalamine are different types of medications. They can be used separately or together. The goal of Biologics such as Entyvio is to induce ... Read More

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
There is: but suppositories are useful only in Ulcerative Proctitis (lower rectum) Treatment for UC and , in fact, all inflammatory bowel disease has advanced ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Proctitis: Which is an inflammation of the rectum seen in Ulcerative proctitis or crohn's proctitis or non specific proctitis/radiation proctitis. Sometimes they ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Inflammation: Pentasa (mesalamine) can decrease inflammation when used to treat conditions like proctitis & ulcerative colitis.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
IBD: Inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis & Crohn's disease. Pentasa (mesalamine) is a type of antiiflammatory agent and Imuran is an ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes but-: It is not indicated for Crohns (it is for ulcerative colitis) but I have had results with it.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felizardo Belga
62 years experience General Practice
Weight risks: Any steroids either parenteral or oral has its risks/side effects especially in the long run. Affects a lot of organ systems. So your md who is taki ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allyson Pizzo-Berkey
28 years experience Pediatrics
Child eating somethi: Always call poison control to clarify the item ingested. The poison control number is usually an 800 no. And can be found in the front of your phone b ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely.: Yes. Unless you have a severe life-threatening adverse event.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Ideally you should: be able to hold it in through the night time sleep cycle. This may take several days before you can accomplish this. The longer you hold the more effe ... Read More

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