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guava in ulcerative colitis

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
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
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
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
31 years experience General Surgery
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
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Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Edmison
18 years experience Gastroenterology
Diarrhea: The most common symptoms include diarrhea, hematochezia (blood per rectum) and abdominal pain / cramps. Less common symptoms include constipation, te ... Read More
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
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
55 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
36 years experience Gastroenterology
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
50 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
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
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