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What antiinflammatories are safe for an inflamed bowel

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Consider herbal...: Classic anti-inflammatories like aspirin and ibuprofen can paradoxically cause irritation and GI bleeding so I don't recommend. Drugs with 5-ASA are w ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose the cause of your pain. However, it there is significant abdominal pain and severe pain which is worsening i recommend that yo ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Only if given by Dr: Laxatives are usually not used for ibs unless they are prescribed by your dr. Most laxatives work by irritating the colon to push stool out.Other laxa ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Pregnancy and IBD: If the ibd is controlled, pregnancy is very safe. But keep in mind that occasional flare ups may occur (although rare). The pregnancy should be carefu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially: There are many foods and supplements with have tremendous antiinflammatory capabilities. You can read about anti-inflammatory diets in general and th ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Seek care: This is not the condition to deal with yourself. See a medical doctor.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenil is about your best bet. But, they aren't good for your liver or kidneys if taken in excess. Aspirin and nsaids (motrin) can cause stomach ble ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
See a therapist: Several exercises can help with this. They need to be directly taught to you. I suggest you see a physcal therapist.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Rest and liquids: For inflammation of the bowel you can take rest and try liquids. If you do not feel better then see a doctor. A cool bath would not be expected to i ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Kessler
14 years experience Family Medicine
Individualized : Approach. There are many causes that may include: stress, hormones, infections, inflammation, structural to name a few. Best is to work together with ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes And Yes: Basically, ice baths are good for stopping inflamation and pain, speed healing after a work out or competition. Hot baths are good for increasing c ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Need no info: You have to be specific about exactly what inflammatory condition you have. Otherwise, no one can answer the question.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: celebrex and Mobic (meloxicam) have low GI risks. Taking a proton pump inhibitor such as Prilosec at the same time will markedly reduce the GI risk.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
2 problems: Acute diverticulitis is commonly treated with antibiotic such as Flagyl and clindamycin, effective against anaerobic (lack of oxygen areas) bacteria. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Loperimide?: Lop[erimide(Immodium) is used for diarrhea.Are you having diarrhea after surgery for Hernia.The question is not clear.What kind of Hernea you have.Is ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Colorectal surgeon: To answer your question about prolapse, would see a surgeon with extra training in colorectal diseases. You should be able to get a diagnosis and opti ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
No imaging.: The condition sounds like a functional one (in how the tendon moves). Functional problems are not well evaluated by imaging tests. (Imaging tests are ... Read More
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A 72-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: I presume you me post operative pain after a bowel obstruction as Percocet is not a treatment for a bowel obstruction. There are many other possible ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Desman
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Heat: Try topical heating pads?
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Most operations: involve some pain, but usually controlled well with pain meds. If you are unsure about your doctor's recommendation, you should get a second opinion.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me try to help: Platelet rich plasma (prp) therapy is a revolutionary new treatment that relieves pain by promoting long lasting healing of musculoskeletal conditions ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy: Shounds like it's time. Consult a colorectal surgeon for evaluation
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
NSAIDS: if not allergic, I advise Advil ( ibuprofen ) or Aleve (naproxen) ( naproxyn sodium ) however, prootect your stomach with food or Zantac/Pepcid
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