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A 30-year-old female asked:

How long can lymphatic colitis last? ive had it for 6wks. my gastro dr. didnt give much help. i get it every 3 mo. but it has never lasted this long.

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Lymphocytic colitis: Makes sure you are not on any inciting medications ( see list below) and Would call your doc/a doc and discuss the persistence and ask if antibiotic therapy or other therapy or colonoscopy is warranted at this time http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/digestive-diseases/microscopic-colitis/Pages/facts.aspx

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Last updated Dec 16, 2015

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