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congested mucosa in the rectum

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moneil Patel
17 years experience General Practice
Description: Your endoscopist must describe what they see and many of this is descriptive. It is not normal to have dark blood in the rectum, but the report state ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Erythematous = red: Erythematous simply means red. The most common reason is due to increased blood flow as part of an inflammatory process. Rectal erythematous mucosa al ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Probably surgery: If you are seeing "edematous mucosa" then it is falling out and will need to be removed or sutured back in place. "mucosa" describes the lining of th ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Biopsy will show: Diagnosis of Ulcerative colitis is complex and has to be verified by the biopsy findings (your dr most likely had taken multiple biopsies from differe ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Previous: inflammation or infection can result in the term "granular" which is used to describe the mucosa (lining) of the bowel as seen by the endoscopist. It ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Stress and UC: This is not unusual in UC so that is the main cause, but stress tends to aggravate UC. Use stress reduction techniques like meditation and exercise. T ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Biopsy: The diagnostic gold standard for colon disease is the biopsy. I suggest getting a written pathology report of the biopsy taken.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It means that the: lining of the intestine at the end of the ilium is thickened and engorged with fluid or blood.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Mucosal congestion: This means that there is some swelling and inflammation that is going on - kind of similar to what is going on in your sinuses when you're having a co ... Read More
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