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Colitis (Definition)

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Should i eat sushi if I have been recently diagnosed with ischemic colitis. ?

Ischemic colitis: At your age is extremely rare, unless you have severe arterial disease or thromboembolic condition. It is not a good idea to eat raw or undercooked foods until any GI condition is completely resolved, because these foods can contain bacteria that can cause problems in your digestive tract. Ask your doctor what you should be eating, not what you should avoid. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my colitis?

How can I get rid of my colitis?

Depends: A complete and correct diagnosis of colitis, depending on the cause is best treated with proper medication and diet and close follow up with your doctor. But the first step is making the correct diagnosis. Colitis is a general term meaning inflammation of the colon. There are numerous types and causes and different treatments, so get to a specialist. ...Read more

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How do you get pseudomembranous colitis?

Several ways: Pseudomembranous colitis is often caused by a particular bacteria, clostridium difficile, which lives in the colon of many of us in small numbers. The most common pathway to developing pseudomembranous colitis is by taking antibiotics. The antibiotic is thought to alter the balance of colon flora, allowing the c diff to overgrow and make toxin, which causes the illness. ...Read more

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Is it ok to get pregnant if I have longstanding colitis?

Is it ok to get pregnant if I have longstanding colitis?

Yes: You should be fine, the meds you are taking should be discussed with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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I have colitis chrons would I get a pain in my coccyx with this?

I have colitis chrons would I get a pain in my coccyx with this?

With Crohn's? Sure.: Inflammatory bowel disease includes a spectrum of disorders that result in gut inflammation with systemic manifestations. Gut involvement in ulcerative colitis is limited to the lining of the colon whereas in crohn's disease there is transmural (full-thickness) inflammation that can involve any portion of the gut (from mouth to anus) & adjacent structures. Abscess, fistula, bony changes possible. ...Read more

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While on steroids to control colitis, can I still get flare-ups?

Colitis: Steroids can help suppress the immune system and can help treat acute flare ups of colitis. Unfortunately the steroids do not cure the disease so it is possible to continue to have flares. Usually there are other medications taken to help try to control flares and keep the disease in remission. ...Read more

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Can some types of colitis make it harder to get pregnant and have children?

Pregnancy : The main concern about pregnancy and ulcerative colitis is after having surgery (colectomy) in which adhesions (scarring) can obstruct the Fallopian tubes. But pregnancy can still be achieved with assisted reproductive technologies. ...Read more

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My bf hes 22 just got diagnosed with colitis is he ever going to get better and what treatments are there ?

Colitis : Don't despair! There are many treatments available for colitis. What kind of therapy will be recommended for your boyfriend depends on what kind of colitis it is, what portions of the colon are involved, and your boyfriend's medical history. Most of the time, the treatments will get the colitis under control and keep it there. His G.I. doc will outline the possibilities. Good luck. ...Read more