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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
37 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: You're better off taking some form of treatment.
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Severity: Most of the time not but if mild may be able to treat with probiotics but would not take a chance. Seek help. It can be serious as in life threatening ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Clostridium difficile colitis seldom if ever resolves without treatment and can be potentially life-threatening. One of the major complications of th ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Colitis: It depends on the etiology some non-specific forms will others require treatment with meds or surgery consult your GI md or surgeon for assistance wi ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
NO it will not: You must see a doctor asap.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
UC is long-term: Ulcerative colitis is a lifelong inflammatory disease of the lining of the large intestine and rectum, that may have systemic consequences, is often r ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
I don't know: The details, but this condition is a specific diagnosis that requires a special test. In general it also requires treatment with specific antibiotics ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O LYMPHADENOPATHY : Yes it is good news, it may be reactive enlargement secondary to COLITIS. BUT IF LYMPHADENOPATHY PERSISTS LONGER , have labs rechecked and get reeval ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Impossible to say...: The likelihood of "cure" of your microscopic colitis depends in part on your medication compliance, clarifying the diagnosis, and avoiding use of nsai ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Dr. Adam Paul answered
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
IBD: Inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's and UC) typically do not have symptoms that "come and go", however, they can. Warning signs for these 2 disease ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Unlikely...: Crohn's and colitis are chronic relapsing and remitting conditions for which there is no cure (except total procto-colectomy in colitis patients). Me ... Read More
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