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what is revolving colitis?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Probably a typo : There is no such thing as "revolving" colitis. This may be a misreading of the term "resolving" colitis, which simply means colitis which is improving. If it is getting better with what you're doing, you should stick with it. Good luck.

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Is colitis common in the us?

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Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
General Surgery 38 years experience
Depends: There are many types of "colitis'; it is not uncommon for patients with bowel or abdominal problems to be advised that they have some type of 'colitis', although it may not necessarily be a serious 'disease'.
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Can colitis cause complications with other digestive problems?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Please elaborate: Colitis is a non-specific term. There are many types of colitis. Which one do you have? For example ulcerative colitis is associated to many systemic other medical problems.
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Can I get colitis from eating sushi?

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Pathology 49 years experience
Worms: Improperly prepared sushi can cause worm infestation but not colitis per se.
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What is granulomatous colitis?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Crohn's colitis: Colitis is inflammation of the colon; multiple causes. Granulomas are a type of cellular inflammatory reaction. Crohn's disease is characterized by granulomatous inflammation. Less common other causes include tuberculosis (different type of granuloma) and sarcoidosis. Ulcerative colitis (other ibd) affects lining of colon, may have very superficial granulomas, but not the same as crohn's.
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What are some symptoms of colitis?

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Diarrhea: Colitis is a very general term related to inflammation of the colon. There can be different causes, like infection --viral or bacterial, or inflammation from things like inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis.

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