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Active Mild Ulcerative Colitis
Ulcerative colitis: Is not. However proctitis or colitis caused by bacteria especially clostridia difficile can be very contagious as can other forms of infectious colitis. Use good hand hygiene and be sure to not contact stool or underclothes and get a correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Somewhat: There are numerous families where there are children and /or grandchildren, cousins, etc. With these diseases. If both parents have ibd, the incidence is around 50% in the kids. Otherwise about 20% of patients will have a first degree relative with ibd. So you do the math! it isn't exactly hereditary, but there a familial incedence. By the way, the kids of colitis patients often have crohn's. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: These are two completely separate conditions although one patient can have both diagnoses at some point in time. It is very important to have a colonoscopy and GI/surgical evaluation to make the correct diagnosis as the treatments (medical and surgical) are very different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally yes: Inflammatory bowel disease (crohns and ulcerative colitis) are generally considered to be chronic diseases and generally require lifelong treatment. The disease can become less active over time and ultimately some patients may be able to stop therapy. Some crohn's disease is very mild and patients will go for years before seeking treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small ulcer in terminal ileum, biopsy shows. in eosinophil focal mild active chronic ileitis. lymphoid hyperplasia, crohn ruled out. GI told allergy.
Small ulcer in terminal ileum, biopsy: In Eosinophil fokal chronic active ileites, lymphoid hyperplasia. non specific colitis. Crohn ruled out. any suggest?
Colonoscopy showed an area of mild congested mucosa in recto-sigmoid colon. Does it sound like ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease?
Very different: Though the diseases may have similar symptoms they are in fact, very different. By definition, a patient with irritable bowel has no inflammation or other significant abnormalities found in their GI tract which would explain their symptoms. Crohn's patient have visible inflammation somewhere which can be confirmed with biopsy. Both commonly have abdominal pain and/or diarrhea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small ulcer in terminal ileum, biopsy: In Eosinophil fokal chronic active ileites, in ileum lymphoid hyperplasia. non specific colitis. Crohn ruled out. any suggest?
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Can ulcerative colitis and tropical sprue sometimes occur Together.Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and inflammation in small intestine due to e.coli?
Does having hemmroids mean that you likely have inflammatory bowel disease(crohns, ulcerative colitis, etc)?
No: There were previous studies showing a questionable link between these conditions, but they were all small and questionable, leaving the question very open. However, a very large study reported in 2013 involving 45, 000 women shows no link between Accutane and ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease. No study has ever reported ulcerative colitis or crohn's in offspring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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