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ulcerative colitis pain on left side

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Since you are in the recovery period from ulcerative colitis, feeling pressure at left side should be fine.
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes Prednisone is commonly used for treatment of uc.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
If you have: Uc and develop new GI symptoms such as pain, diarrhea that is different or more frequent, or blood in the stool then contact your treating gastroenter ... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Every year...: ...Or maybe 2 (recommendations are slightly different in uk andus). Long term uc ( even left sided) can have increased risk for colon cancer, without ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get checked: At six weeks the pregnancy is so small it is not likely to be causing left side rib cage pain. Schedule a follow up with your gastroenterologist to ev ... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Gingold
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: No. Increased bleeding risk.
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Check hepatitis B: The risk of reactivation of tuberculosis and hepatitis b when taking Remicade (infliximab) obligates pre-treatment testing. Live vaccines can not be ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience General Surgery
Ulcerative Colitis: Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disease of the colon. Symptoms include diarrhea, bloody stools, abdominal pains and more. If left untreated thes ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Cholestyramine : in general, cholestyramine is a very well-tolerated drug. The most common side effects relate to the digestive tract, including constipation, abdomina ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Remission is key: Immuran is a strong medication for uc. However your doctor probably tried other medications first. Staying in remission is very important and you ha ... Read More
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