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Joint pain ulcerative colitis

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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
Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatric Gastroenterology 18 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 29 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
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
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 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
Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatric Gastroenterology 18 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
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
Ophthalmology 29 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
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatric Gastroenterology 18 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Ulcerative colitis: Whipworms have been suggested as a potential treatment. See www.Scientificamerican.Com/article.Cfm?Id=helminthic-therapy-mucus.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
General Surgery 27 years experience
Inflammation: Uc is an inflammatory bowel disease with many triggers. Any trigger that creates an inflammatory response can/will cause a flare up - especially if y... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Ulcerative colitis is a risk factor for:: Cavernous sinus thrombosis, Cholangiocarcinoma, Toxic megacolon, Uveitis, Bowel perforation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 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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