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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Crohn's: In my opinion, ulceration in the ileum and ascending colon is Crohn's disease until proven otherwise. I would assume symptoms consistent with inflamma ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Ulcerative colitis: This can be ulcerative colitis. You can help treat this with Vit D 1500IU/d, Covocort half three times a day, L-Glutamine powder and Low dose naltrexo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Important question: However, the volunteer doctors on this portion of HealthTap have been directed not to diagnose conditions. We are here to provide general health/ medi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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No: Not every ulcer in the colon means Chron’s Disease. Biopsy would give you the correct diagnosis. Please hav one done soon
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
63 years experience General Surgery
Benign or malignant: They could be either benign or malignant, colonoscopy and biopsy should tell.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Symptoms: Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and distension.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Kumar
8 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: If one has an appendix, it can always be subject to inflammation from an infection, obstruction, etc. Therefore, it's possible to still have appendici ... Read More
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Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Muscle spasms are common and can cause sudden, sharp, knife-like pain in the flat muscles. They should go away with rubbing them, like a charley hors ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Stylman
38 years experience General Surgery
Right colon: The ascending colon is the portion of the large intestine "ascending" or going up the right side of the abdomen.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: But more difficult to place then descending, sigmoid, or rectum.

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