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A 43-year-old female asked:

Could i have crohn's disease without symptoms? bowel prep for colonoscopy cause mild inflammation and redness? colonoscopy reported: "localized inflammation, mild in severity and characterized by congestion (edema) and erythema in the terminal illeum

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Maybe: Unlikely,there are many things that can cause localized redness and edema besides inflammatory disease such as crohns.Best to discuss with Gastroenterologist about what was seen.
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