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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
It all depends: There is no simple or generic answer to this question. It is all about what is causing the symptoms. Is it bacterial? Parasite? Worms? Or other GI abn ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Not something to get: Colon infn isn't something you want! causes: viral (norwalk, adeno, rotovirus), followed by bacterial (e coli, salmonella, shigella, campylobacter, c ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
34 years experience Geriatrics
Depends: Is is clostridium difficile? This is an infection that can occur after antibitoic treatment for any other infections and is not uncommon in the elderl ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes and no: yes the catheterization site can get hematoma, DVT, and rare infection- low incidence Colon would be unlikely unless after antibiotic dose or some ot ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Many things: There are numerous organisms including viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites of differing kinds, etc., that can cause infections of the colon.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: From viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites there are numerous organisms that can do this. They can get there through the oral cavity by ingestion, or b ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Medical Science : This question would require a full textbook to answer. There are so many different infections and other conditions of the colon that i doubt we on th ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
NO: That is not likely.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Infection : I do not think that your diet caused you to develop colitis on its own. You need to eat a well rounded diet with adequate amounts of fiber. You can fi ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Colitis: Depending on the type of infection you suffer from, the treatment varies. Most infections abate in time with bland diet and good hydration. Some are n ... Read More

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