A 38-year-old female asked:
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i had a colonoscopy and it said findings terminal ileum two small areas of shallow ulceration not otherwise normal just wanted. to know what that?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
Possibly nothing: We sometimes see these. They may be nonspecific and related to preparation artifact. They may also be related to medications you may be taking such as nonsteroidal medications (ibuprofen, naproxen, advil). Inflammatory bowel disease is also a consideration but is less likely based on your description. Make sure to followup with your doctor who did the procedure.
Answered on Apr 4, 2018
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Dr. Stephen Lloyd
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Prob OK: Even the prep can cause this. As long as you do not have symptoms, prob ok.
Answered on May 6, 2015
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