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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: These issues are completely unrelated.
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Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: A positive allergy skin test to chicken does not predict a real reaction at least 50% of the time. The larger the skin test reaction however, the more ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
13 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: They are likely unrelated.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
18 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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Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Medications: ? Re how treat Ulcerative Colitis, UC. See a Gastroenterologist who specializes in UC. If symptoms persist despite therapies, ask the doctor if he wou ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Ulcerative colitis: Whipworms have been suggested as a potential treatment. See www.Scientificamerican.Com/article.Cfm?Id=helminthic-therapy-mucus.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
27 years experience General Surgery
Inflammation: Uc is an inflammatory bowel disease with many triggers. Any trigger that creates an inflammatory response can/will cause a flare up - especially if y ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Ulcerative colitis is a risk factor for:: Cavernous sinus thrombosis, Cholangiocarcinoma, Toxic megacolon, Uveitis, Bowel perforation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Colitis: There are many forms and types of colitis, some will resolve on their own. Infectious (bacterial), pseudomembranous, ischemic, crohn's, etc. Ulcerativ ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Dr. Tri Huynh answered
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Ulcerative colitis.: Typical symptoms include diarrhea with overt rectal bleed, abdominal pain. Some can present with nausea, weight loss, and fever. There are other as ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Ulcerative colitis include:: Biopsy, C reactive protein, Complete blood count, Colonoscopy, Comprehensive metabolic panel, CT scan, Flexible sigmoidoscopy, Stool studies, Xray o ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
One of the best: sources of information is the crohn's and colitis foundation of america/CCFA.

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