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Guava in ulcerative colitis

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
If you think, yes: There are so many herbal medicines , if you believe will help you , take by all means, but do not discontinue proven traditional medicine, consider ... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Possibly: There's a phytodrug (qg-5) derived from guava leaves, and standardized to its quercetin content. In 1 study it showed some benefit: http://www.Ncbi.... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Management/surgery: Ulcerative colitis can be managed medically. It is a lot of work focusing on normalizing bowel movements (2 soft daily), avoiding irritants (they vary... Read More
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Medications surgery: The mainstay of treatment is medical, however a small proportion of very sick patients end up needing a colectomy (removal of the colon). Medication ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Edmison
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Diarrhea: The most common symptoms include diarrhea, hematochezia (blood per rectum) and abdominal pain / cramps. Less common symptoms include constipation, te... Read More
Dr. Frederick Buechel, Jr. MD
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
Many: Bleeding in your stool, cramping in your stomach that is really bad, intolerace to alcohol, weight loss, frequent loose bloody stools, mucous in your ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Symptoms and : Via colonoscopy. Biopsies will be taken during the procedure and interpretation by a pathologist and may show characteristics of ulcerative colitis. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
General Surgery 17 years experience
Ulcerative colitis: Initial treatment of ulcerative colitis involves medications similar to Aspirin which work to reduce the inflammation of the colon. For acute episodes... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Ulcerative colitis: Ulcerative colitis can be relatively easy to diagnose because it normally affects only the colon and rectum and usually causes an obvious change in d... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
NO If you take care : Ulcerative colitis most of the time could be controlled , with aim of prolonged remission, possible to prevent most of complications , need to be fo... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
37 years experience
Varied: Uc can manifest many ways but in general diarrhea, pain and bleeding are the most common.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bodzin
General Surgery 51 years experience
Probably not: Many holistic therapies have been tried for uc, some with success. It probably wouldn't hurt so give it a try. Give it a week or two, if no improvem... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
I assume: you are having bloody diarrhea? There are various other causes besides ulcerative colitis. No way to tell based on limited info. Best course is to ... Read More