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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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Ulcerative colitis include:: Hospitalization, Intravenous fluids, Colectomy, Bowel resection.
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Colitis: I see where you are going but i don't think so. Ask your GI specialist what he thinks.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
SFZ vs Asacol (mesalamine): Sfz is the best drug for intestinal disease, certainly "1" for regional enteritis and crohn's in the si. However, colonic bacteria breaks down sfz, a ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience General Surgery
Ulcerative Colitis: UC is a autoimmune type disease in which there is an inflammatory response against the patients own cells of the colon. Common symptoms include pain, ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Inflammatory : Condition of unknown cause that causes cramps, diarrhea sometimes bloody, and GI absorption problems. Treatment requires anti-inflammatory drugs and ... 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Medications: The best way to deal with the symptoms of UC (abdominal pain, diarrhea, poor appetite, bloody stools) is to take UC medications that decrease the inf ... 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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