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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: The Mesalamine is definitely needed for your ulcerative colitis. In my humble opinion taking creatinine supplements is not advisable for a person who ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Durgin
20 years experience General Surgery
Creatine: Individuals with colitis or crohn's disease should generally avoid dietary supplements not prescribed by a doctor. Creatine would fall under this cate ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
13 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ulcerative Colitis: UC is an autoimmune disease and having UC doesn't always mean you need to have an ileostomy. You need to see a GI doctor and get on an anti-inflammato ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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No problem: ICSI (intra cytoplasmic sperm injection i) should have no relationship to UC. I imagine you are already speaking with your doctor about it. Thanks for ... Read More
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Not directly: Since ICSI is done primarily for male infertility (low sperm count, poor motility etc.), ulcerative colitis per se will not decrease the chance of suc ... Read More
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Dr. Carrie Cannon
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UC and pregnancy: It depends. If your ulcerative colitis is well-controlled, your miscarriage rate will be slightly higher than the 1 in 6 of the general population and ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bodzin
51 years experience General Surgery
About 30% : Effective in about 30%. Effect may be short-lived or long term. Expensive, inconvenient therapy but may allow surgery in a healthier patient. A sur ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
51 years experience Gastroenterology
Not a simple answer: This is a complex issue beyond the scope of a 400 word answer. If you have tried all the usual treatments including biologics (humira for example) and ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Too complicated!: There is no single "good" treatment for ulcerative colitis. Sometimes several different treatment approaches are needed to keep symptoms & damagi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Stein
24 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Rarely: Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease. The severity of symptoms can wax and wane depending on many factors such as diet, sickness and overall healt ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
21 years experience General Surgery
Several : There are several new agents such as remicaid that may be used. Surgery is also a good option for ulcerative colitis. Fecal transplant has also been r ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: UC comes in a variety of places and penetrations. Hopefully you have a limited spectrum. You should have regular evaluations by a GI specialist even ... Read More
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