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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

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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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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Ulcerative colitis: Initial treatment of ulcerative colitis involves medications similar to Aspirin which work to reduce the inflammation of the colon. For acute episodes ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Ulcerative colitis: Ulcerative colitis can be relatively easy to diagnose because it normally affects only the colon and rectum and usually causes an obvious change in d ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO If you take care : Ulcerative colitis most of the time could be controlled , with aim of prolonged remission, possible to prevent most of complications , need to be fo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 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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