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Fairfax, VA
A 28-year-old male asked:

When pathology terms"active chronic colitis, with acute crpytisi and access does this mean i've had it for years? 2 gi won't put me on medicine as i feel okay. worried with continued inflammation.got real sick-food posioning a year ago. sore months?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
IBD: Findings suggest inflammatory bowel disease for which timing treatment is delicate as escalating symptoms have to be assigned correctly between the natural course of the main condition and acute conditions, such as food poisoning, for example. Trust your docs, stay in touch with PCP also.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Agree with Dr. P: I would add that you should follow your GI's recommendation for repeat colonoscopies and biopsies to assess any changes that may put you at greater risk of colon cancer. Wish you good health!
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Last updated Dec 13, 2020
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