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A 30-year-old member asked:

How do i manage my colitis?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Gastroenterology 23 years experience
Many ways: Depends on type of colitis (infectious, inflammatory, ischemic), location of disease (rectum, left sided, entire colon), duration of disease and other meds that have been tried in the past. See a gastroenterologist or head to a tertiary center for a second opinion if you are not improving on current therapy and you have communicated this with your md. There are good therapies, assuming ibd cause.
Dr. Jon Spiers
Thoracic Surgery 32 years experience
In conjunction: With your gastroenterologist, you can manage your colitis through medication, diet, and so forth. Good luck!
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Paleo diet: The best way to heal colitis is by completely stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potatoes based items). Avoid nightshades (peppers, tomatoes, eggs), milk protein since they cause inflammation Healthy foods: fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Take vitD3 10k IU/day, Probonix. You should feel a difference in 1-4 months.

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A generic: Term for inflammation in the colon, better known as the large intestine.

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