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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Let's clarify: Entamoeba histolytica doesn't cause ulcerative colitis but it can mimic it. It can return whenever you're re-exposed or if the Rx didn't kill all the ... Read More
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A 50-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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A 34-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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A 59-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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Archer
29 years experience Bariatrics
No: Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disease the cause of which is unclear. Diverticulitis is caused by inflamed little orchestra on the wall of the ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: This drug is for parasites not bacterial infections.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Wilk
51 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Inflammation : Both ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease are inflammation of the colon .. And small intestine for crohn's. Rectal bleeding, diarrhea, cramps, and ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Inflammatory Bowel: Any inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) spectrum are systemic illnesses. Ulcerative colitis primarily involves the lining of the large intestine whereas ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not aware: I am not aware that vitamin or mineral supplements help in ulcerative colitis.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yes!: This requires really careful consideration by your GI doctor. Because the other possibility is that you DONT have ulcerative colitis but that you hav ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Ulcerative colitis: This is a a chronic inflammatory bowel problem. However for many people can be kept in check. Keep touch with your GI physician if you need specific ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
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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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Accutane used in treatment of acne known to cause inflmatory bowel diseases ( ulcerative colitis, crohn's disease ) which is permanent, this drug is t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflammation: Those products won't eradicate inflammation. Specific treatment with three antibiotics and bismuth for 2 weeks is usually successful in eradicating H. ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Causativefactor same: Ibs does not lead to ibd - interesting new observations that suggest that some of the factors causing IBS and ibd(crohn's and colitis) may be similar ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Ulcerative colitis can affect the terminal ileum and if that is the only part of small intestine affected, there is no need to invoke a second disease ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Apples and oranges: Ibs: irritable bowel syndrome is not inflammation. Anatomy normal, but functional abnormality. Can occur after a GI infection.Sx occur on and off. Uc ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Complicated question: Inflammatory bowel disease, such as ulcerative colitis & Crohn's disease, is a complicated illness linked to many other conditions eg erectile dys ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Calcium supplements often thicken the stool, so may be beneficial during a flare. Not sure that albumen will even make it through the GI tract to the ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
SIJ Subluxation: ? About intestinal spasm causing inflammation, bleeding, & bloating. These are symptoms along a spectrum from mild (IBS) to severe diarrhea (Crohn ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Testing: Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel syndrome. Ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease make up this autoimmune inflammatory bowel diseas ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
No role. . : PPIs work on the proton pumps in the stomach, so I don't think they'd have a role in UC.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes they: Overlap. In general, uc is limited to colonic mucosa, whereas crohn's disease can affect any GI organ and involves the entire thickness of the wall o ... Read More
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