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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Ulcerative Colitis: Common symptoms include bloody stools or diarrhea, lower abdominal pain, fevers. Anyone with blood in their stools should have it evaluated. Sometimes ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Bad sign: Could be anywhere in the GI tract but usually this is lower gi-. Much upper GI stomach turns black as it passes. Most rectal or anal is bright red. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Colonoscopy: Should be able to tell this also.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
They can be, but...: ...unless you get tested & appropriately treated there's no diagnosis. At this point, while ulcerative colitis is in the differential, there are m ... 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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