A 33-year-old female asked:
what is erythematous mucosa in the rectum?
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Pain Management 36 years experience
Erythematous = red: Erythematous simply means red. The most common reason is due to increased blood flow as part of an inflammatory process. Rectal erythematous mucosa also called a proctitis caused by sexually transmitted diseases, inflammatory bowel diseases, infections and radiation therapy.
Rec.: see a proctologist for further investigation.
4272 viewsAnswered Mar 17, 2018
Last updated Mar 17, 2018
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