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Having bloody stools and lots of pain for a year had a colonoscopy and no inflammation was found biopsy taken could this still be colitis or crohns.

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Dr. You Sung Sang
Gastroenterology 31 years experience
Possibly: If the colonoscopy was indeed normal, then ulcerative or Crohn's colitis would be unlikely. Crohn's of the small intestine is still possible but usually does not present with bloody stools. Discuss this further with your gastroenterologist to see what further testing is needed.
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Meckles Diverticulum: Though this is found mostly in the Pediatric age group, but there are cases reported in Adults. These are found in the distal ilium. Best diagnoses with a Meckles scan . Other causes can be A/V malformation and can be diagnoses with a radioisotope tagged RBC scan or Mesenteric Aa. Angiogram. Think outside the box (colon)

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