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does imuran help with inflammatory bowel disease

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
VERY LITTLE: Anecdotal evidence. Large prospective studies are lacking support so far, but i guess it wouldn't hurt to try if all else fails?

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Probiotics and IBD: One of the different theories about the mechanism of disease in ibd is the interaction of the gut flora and the lining of the bowel. There are instanc ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Maybe: There is decent evidence that probiotics can help with ulcerative colitis and excellent evidence that it can help with patients after colectomy when t ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Various medication: The two most common inflammatory bowel disease are ulcerative colitis and crohns disease. After diagnosis by your GI doctor, you will be recommended ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Usually by : Biopsy at endoscopy if it is colon. If it is ileum or small intestine, contrast x-rays or ct. Blood tests are sometimes helpful but not diagnostic.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Not really: Ibd should have no effect on your periods.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor: A physical examination by your doctor is a place to start. Sometimes an x-ray such as small bowel series, and referral to a gastroenerologist for endo ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Many: Gi anti-inflammatory ( 5-asa, mesalamine), steroids (prednisone, budesonide), immunosuppressants (azathioprine, cyclosporine) and biologics (inflixima ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflammatory bowel disease is a risk factor for:: Amyloidosis, Blood clot in lung, Bronchiectasis, Celiac Disease, Colorectal cancer, Erythema nodosum, Hidradenitis suppurativa, Large bowel obstruct ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Inflammatory bowel disease include:: ANCA screen, Clostridium difficile toxin, Stool studies, C reactive protein, Complete blood count, Comprehensive metabolic panel, Erythrocyte sedime ... Read More

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