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A 23-year-old male asked:

I have mildly congested mucosa in rectosigmoid junction. does it sound like crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis? biopsy came out negative.

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Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 24 years experience
Non specific : This is a very nonspecific finding. With biopsy being negative, it would b difficult to say. If only recto sigmoid is involved then its definitely not uc. Ur GI doc will give u the best guess based on ur history, family hx, symptoms etc.
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 24 years experience
Expert pathologist: You have congested mucosa at recto sigmoid junction. You are 23 male and concerned about inflammatory bowel disease. Your biopsy was negative. Getting an expert payhology review may help. It is a second opinion of pathology. Also consider getting celiac blood test. Your GI physician will help you recover and clinical improvement of time. Be well.

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