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Joint pain ulcerative colitis

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
See details: Ulcerative colitis causes an inflammatory arthritis mainly in the large joints of the lower extremities. If the hla-b27 antigen is present, it may als... Read More
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Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatric Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Non-destructive: Uc can cause joint pain and even joint swelling and redness in most joints including hips, knees, wrists, fingers. Unlike rheumatoid arthritis, uc-ass... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Inflammation: A percentage of patients with ulcerative colitis will have an associated inflammatory arthritis. This type of arthritis is similar in mechanism to ot... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Popowich
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Extraintestinal: There are several autoimmune associated arthritis conditions with UC. The low back pain (sacroiliitis) is usually associated with HLA-B27 and can res... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Occur together: Ulcerative colitis (and other colonic inflammations) cause joint pain and inflammation of the eyes in some patients. It is not normal, but neither is... Read More
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Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatric Gastroenterology 20 years experience
See an optho ASAP: You need to get your eyes checked out by a ophthalmologist. You may have uveitis, which is seen with uc and crohn's. The doctor will need to do a slit... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
Ulcerative Colitis: (uc) is an inflammatory disease that primarily affects the large intestine. It is part of a spectrum of inflammatory bowel diseases. About 10% of peop... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Diarrhea: Is the diarrhea different from your usual ulcerative colitis flair up, and when you have flair ups how long do they last. People with ulcerative colit... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
People with such inflammatory bowel diseases are at increased risk for.c diff.infections which also are more serious for them. I would ask the MD who ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Granuloma? I would be certain to discuss with Dr. and let them look at it. A picture/look is worth 1000 words. You can google this and look at images... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatric Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Medications: The best way to deal with the symptoms of UC (abdominal pain, diarrhea, poor appetite, bloody stools) is to take UC medications that decrease the inf... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Ulcerative colitis: Whipworms have been suggested as a potential treatment. See www.Scientificamerican.Com/article.Cfm?Id=helminthic-therapy-mucus.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 41 years experience
Colitis: There are many forms and types of colitis, some will resolve on their own. Infectious (bacterial), pseudomembranous, ischemic, crohn's, etc. Ulcerativ... Read More
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