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It Depends: Clinically, Focal Active Colitis depends on your endoscopic and clinical presentation/symptoms. It can be benign as a result of the prep you were given for your colonoscopy to something more serious due to infectious colitis or inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative Colitis/Crohn's Disease) with symptoms of bloody diarrhea, mucous, etc. See your treating physician for more info on your case. ...Read more
I have uc. I take humira bi weekly but still have active colitis. Wants me to do weekly humira. How much more does this suppress your immune system?
It does suppress it: In general, when someone takes humira more frequently, their immune system will theoretically be more affected. That being said, no more tests will be needed. Also, one should assess the risk and the benefit of any intervention, because every intervention carries risk with it. Humira here is trying to postpone the need for surgery. ...Read more
Can high white blood count, high platelets and low red blood count come from having active colitis even though i'm being treated with remicaid?
I have developed a very sore throat. It's not going away. Can't take much for it as I also have active colitis. What should I do?
Consider: medical attention. without an exam, I can only give general information, and, we offer direct interaction wiht the possiblitiy of prescribing antibiotics for this with the subscription services. (pretty much limited to US citizens). ...Read more
Have Active Focal Colitis. Is Focal Colitis Dangerous ? Is It Like Any Other Colitises That Can B Dangerous Over Time ? Can It Be Cured Or Just cured?
Gastroenterologist: Focal colitis can occur as part of inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis or chrohn's disease or be nonspecific. Treatment with cortisone type medication delivered by enema may be effective. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified to answer your question,however. ...Read more
Meds: Without more details it is hard to answer this. However, there are multiple classes of medications for ulcerative colitis and surgery is becoming less and less common. On trick that is often overlooked is topical medications (delivered rectally) that give a high dose of medication locally. Talk to your gastroenterologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small ulcer in terminal ileum, biopsy: In Eosinophil fokal chronic active ileites, lymphoid hyperplasia. non specific colitis. Crohn ruled out. any suggest?
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