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what is the definition of erythema on colon

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Why was the colonoscopy done? Erythema means redness and it could be from many reasons, including chronic constipation. By itself is is not an item to ... Read More

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Dr. Jeremy Adler
26 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Nonspecific : Erythema itself on colonoscopy is nonspecific. The biopsies should help detrmine if it is crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, nonspecific inflammat ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Infection: It means the person doing the procedure felt she had an infection that made the lining of her colon red and inflamed. Hopefully, the infection is gone ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Terminal ileitis: Terminal ileitis can be a cause of abdominal pain and possibly anemia but may be asymptomatic in some people. It can be already or can progress to a c ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not your answer: I would draw no conclusion whatever beyond that no findings on biopsy is generally good news. Erythema is redness and generally means nothing. Sclerod ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
It depends...: ...on information you don't mention. What were your symtpoms? Why was protoscopy (or colonoscopy) done? Has there been sexual acitvity involving your ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Difficult to tell: But biopsy should be helpful, so wait for results. It sounds like inflammation or infection.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Stylman
37 years experience General Surgery
Large Intestine: The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing sto ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Colon is the: Final few yards of your intestine, between the terminal ileum (small bowell) and rectum. It squeezes water and solidifies waste to stool. It is subjec ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Colon polyps: A colon polyp is a growth on the lining of the colon (large intestine). Most polyps are benigh, but some are cancerous and some can become cancerous. ... Read More

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