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A 46-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Hematology
A generic: Term for inflammation in the colon, better known as the large intestine.
16 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: check this for detailed info: http://www.cdc.gov/ibd/index.htm
A 21-year-old member asked:
38 years experience General Surgery
Usually but depends: Colitis is a general term, and there are many different types. Pain is a common symptom in many of them.
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: Often have abdominal pain.
A 65-year-old male asked:
25 years experience Pediatrics
Colitis: colitis means irritated colon and has many causes.
A 30-year-old male asked:
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
Tummy Ache: Focal colitis is a general term for inflammation of a particular area of colon. Usually this is caused by food-borne illness or inflammatory bowel dis ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colitis is a general: term for inflammation of the colon. This can be infectious, vascular, idiopathic and each is treated differently. I can't adequately address this ques ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Its possible: Un treatred, rampant colitis can lead to serious bleeding and overwhelming infection either of which could cause death. This implies that the patient ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably a typo : There is no such thing as "revolving" colitis. This may be a misreading of the term "resolving" colitis, which simply means colitis which is improving ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
46 years experience Internal Medicine
What is u.c: hi SmitaS
UC is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease, and manifested by cramps, diarrea and blood in the stool. It is diagnosed on colonoscopy after s ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
22 years experience Gastroenterology
Many ways: Depends on type of colitis (infectious, inflammatory, ischemic), location of disease (rectum, left sided, entire colon), duration of disease and other ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Colitis: By your question, were you told you have Colitis? If so, what kind?
Recovery depends on the cause.
If by infection, depends on response to the medica ... Read More
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