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Ulcerative colitis

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
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
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Medications surgery: The mainstay of treatment is medical, however a small proportion of very sick patients end up needing a colectomy (removal of the colon). Medication ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatric Gastroenterology 19 years experience
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
Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
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
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Edmison
Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Diarrhea: The most common symptoms include diarrhea, hematochezia (blood per rectum) and abdominal pain / cramps. Less common symptoms include constipation, te... Read More
Dr. Frederick Buechel, Jr. MD
Orthopedic Surgery 21 years experience
Many: Bleeding in your stool, cramping in your stomach that is really bad, intolerace to alcohol, weight loss, frequent loose bloody stools, mucous in your ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Ulcerative colitis: Whipworms have been suggested as a potential treatment. See www.Scientificamerican.Com/article.Cfm?Id=helminthic-therapy-mucus.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Varied: Uc can manifest many ways but in general diarrhea, pain and bleeding are the most common.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bodzin
General Surgery 52 years experience
Probably not: Many holistic therapies have been tried for uc, some with success. It probably wouldn't hurt so give it a try. Give it a week or two, if no improvem... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Difficult problem: Crohn's and ulcerative colitis are both difficult problems. The surgical procedures, resection, ostomy, anastomosis are added when medical therapy alo... Read More
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