A member asked about a 65-year-old male:
what are possible reasons for slight discoloration of colon (greenish), in a hypo diabetic patient with 5the ulcers?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Stool: Color of stool is related primarily to dietary intake, although greenish tint may represent bile making its way down.
A 43-year-old member asked:
What can cause ulcers in the colon?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Colon and Rectal Surgery 34 years experience
Inflammation!: Most inflammatory diseases of the colon cause ulcers, eg. Uc, crohn's, but also seen with infections, trauma, ischemia ( poor blood supply) and toxic effects of some medications. Ulcers generally mean something has overwhelmed your body's natural defenses and imply something serious is going on.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Do ulcers in colon heal?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctor answered
Inflammatory Bowel: Ulcers in colon could be the manifestation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
It includes Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease. Ulcerative Colitis can affect the innermost lining of the large intestine(colon) and rectum.
The treatment for some patients may include steroids, aminosalicylates, immune modifiers, antibiotics.
Last updated Sep 10, 2013
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