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Ulcerative colitis crohn

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
First you: have to get the correct diagnosis. All of the above mentioned maladies are treated differently and have different prognoses. See a GI doctor or Colon ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatric Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Quick summary: Ibs is irritable bowel syndrome. It causes chronic abdominal discomfort with changes in bowel movements. Ibd is inflammatory bowel disease, for which ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Much of the time: All structures from diaphragm to groin will be visualized by a contrast ct scan. Consuming oral contrast distinguishes gut from surrounding structure... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Most likely: there would be visible changes on the CT scan unless the colitis is very mild. With severe colitis, the CT will invariably be abnormal.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bodzin
General Surgery 51 years experience
Somewhat: There are numerous families where there are children and /or grandchildren, cousins, etc. With these diseases. If both parents have ibd, the incidenc... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
Location: Ulcerative colitis (uc) and Crohn's disease (cd) are both inflammatory bowel diseases that share many characteristics and symptoms. In uc, the rectum/... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Austin
Gastroenterology 46 years experience
IBD: Perhaps there is some confusion inflammatory bowel disease(ibd)refers specifically to ulcerative colitis and crohn's diseasr. If a person has been inf... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Paul
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
IBD: Inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's and UC) typically do not have symptoms that "come and go", however, they can. Warning signs for these 2 disease ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
General Surgery 30 years experience
Not likely: Only biopsies of these areas of the colon during colonoscopy could diagnose inflammatory bowel disease. Usually the doctor performing the colonoscopy... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: From what you described, you have inflammatory bowel disease. It is not feasible to narrow the diagnosis further, without additional information, espe... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Inflammatory Bowel: I think you should see an experienced functional medicine doctor or integrative medicine doctor in addition to your GI doctor and surgeon. Watch Dr ... Read More

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