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Segmental colitis

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
A generic: Term for inflammation in the colon, better known as the large intestine.

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
General Surgery 38 years experience
Usually but depends: Colitis is a general term, and there are many different types. Pain is a common symptom in many of them.
Dr. Hector Dourron
Vascular Surgery 27 years experience
Yes: Often have abdominal pain.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Colitis: colitis means irritated colon and has many causes.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gilbert Ramirez
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Tummy Ache: Focal colitis is a general term for inflammation of a particular area of colon. Usually this is caused by food-borne illness or inflammatory bowel dis... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Its possible: Un treatred, rampant colitis can lead to serious bleeding and overwhelming infection either of which could cause death. This implies that the patient... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Probably a typo : There is no such thing as "revolving" colitis. This may be a misreading of the term "resolving" colitis, which simply means colitis which is improving... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
What is u.c: hi SmitaS UC is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease, and manifested by cramps, diarrea and blood in the stool. It is diagnosed on colonoscopy after s... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Gastroenterology 22 years experience
Many ways: Depends on type of colitis (infectious, inflammatory, ischemic), location of disease (rectum, left sided, entire colon), duration of disease and other... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bucci
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Colitis: By your question, were you told you have Colitis? If so, what kind? Recovery depends on the cause. If by infection, depends on response to the medica... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Causes of colitis: Inflammation (infection, ischemic, ibd) of large intestine = colitis. For ibd: ulcerative colitis primarily involves the lining of the large intestine... Read More

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