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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Proctitis: Or left sided colitis involving only the rectum or left side of the colon is usually a a less severe form of inflammatory bowel disease and may be sel ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
35 years experience in Gastroenterology
Colitis.: Inflammation of the lower part of the colon.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
37 years experience in General Surgery
Bloody diarrhea: Blood in the stools and diarrhea are most cpmmon; abdominal and perianal pain also not uncommon.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
44 years experience in Gastroenterology
Bleeding: Inflammation of colon involving only the lower portion. Symptoms include bleeding, diarrhea and pain.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Distal colitis: Distal colitis = inflammation at the end of the colon.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
37 years experience in General Surgery
Enemas: Rectal enemas with Mesalamine (an aspirin-like compound) or steroids can be very effective; oral medications are also effective; the combination of or ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Your doctor is expec: When a doctor does a procedure, there is a reason or possible rationale. After the procedure, patients ask for the answers/ the findings of the proced ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience in 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
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends...: Colitis is a general term - inflammation of bowel. Depens (penicillamine) what kind and what symptoms are involved? In general dietary adjustment may ... Read More
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