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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rakinic
38 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Just what it says...: It's inflammation of the lining of the rectum that is not related to infection, or a disease called ulcerative colitis, or other defined causes. Often ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Follow up: It is possible to develop chronic proctitis, or you might have a different condition called proctalgia fugax, quite common. Follow up with your provi ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Inflamed rectum: Inflammation of the rectum is called proctitis; can be infectious, part of ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease (ibd), poor blood flow (ischemic), af ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Inflamed rectum: Proctitis can be due a number of causes including infection (e.g. Herpes, gonorrhea, ameba), ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease (ibd, crohn's usual ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Infection: Infection in the rectum or anus.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Yoo
18 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Mild rectal inflamma: Proctitis refers to rectal inflammation. The rectum is roughly the last 15 cm of the large intestine. Many causes can cause proctitis from infection, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
FIrst: Prevention. Appropriate targets and dose limits; 2nd: anusol-hc suppositories for tenesmus, mucoid discharge. If blood, endoscopy and coagulation of b ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
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Acute proctitis: There is no cure except for surgery to resect the rectum - there is treatment which can cool off the inflammation and hopefully the condition will aba ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Proctitis: Proctitis by definition is inflammation of the rectum of any cause. As you'd expect, defecation becomes painful & stool is usually mixed with pus, fra ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
39 years experience Neurology
Proctitis: Unprotected anal sex, ulcerative colitis, crohn disease, radiation, other bacterial infections.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
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Proctitis: Proctitis is a general term referring to rectal inflammation - it can come from many differnt causes including viral or bacterial infection or thebody ... Read More
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