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A 26-year-old female asked:

Sigmoid polyp removed in colonoscopy. got 2nd gi's opinion + 2nd scope 3 months later. he saw colitis in sigmoid, but biopsies normal. both gis diagnosis me w ibs. how am i still bleeding and having fevers?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
IBS: You may have inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis or crohs disease. You need a colonoscopy to see if your disease is located higher in your colon. You mave abcess formation as well as friable tissue causing bleeding and fevers.
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Dr. Haider Goussous
Addiction Medicine 64 years experience
Polyp or colitis: You rarely bleed from ibs, most likely the polyp that was removed is still causing the bleeding or u. Colitis although the bx was normal, it is not unusual to have skip areas in u. Colitis.
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Last updated Jan 14, 2014

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