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I have inflammatory bowel disease. Is pregnancy and delivery safe?

I have inflammatory bowel disease. Is pregnancy and delivery safe?

Pregnancy and IBD: If the ibd is controlled, pregnancy is very safe. But keep in mind that occasional flare ups may occur (although rare). The pregnancy should be carefully monitored by a perinatologist and gastroenterologist since there is a potential obstetric complications. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What could cause colon diseases (specifically colitis and ulcerative colitis) and abdominal bloating problems?

What could cause colon diseases (specifically colitis and ulcerative colitis) and abdominal bloating problems?

SIJ Subluxation: ? About intestinal spasm causing inflammation, bleeding, & bloating. These are symptoms along a spectrum from mild (IBS) to severe diarrhea (Crohn's) to bleeding (Ulcerative Colitis). The likely etiology of these disorders are varying degrees of autonomic dysfunctions. IBS-D reflects parasympathetic overdrive & IBS-C reflects sympathetic overdrive. ...Read more

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Any relationship between bloating and bowel inflammatory conditions and colon cancer?

Any relationship between bloating and bowel inflammatory conditions and colon cancer?

Colitis & cancer: Inflammatory bowel disease, especially ulcerative colitis increases the risk of colon cancer substantially in that regular colonoscopic screening is recommended. Bloating probably has no relation to colon cancer. ...Read more

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What are the tests for diverticulosis and diverticulitis?

What are the tests for diverticulosis and diverticulitis?

Diverticulosis: Because diverticula by themselves usually do not cause problems, most people learn they have diverticulosis during routine screening examinations for colorectal cancer or during tests that check for other intestinal problems. Diverticulitis, on the other hand, is usually diagnosed during an acute attack. ...Read more

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Types of diseases that can cause chest and stomach pain?any ideas? Besides Crohn's and IBS and ulcerative colitis

Types of diseases that can cause chest and stomach pain?any ideas? Besides Crohn's and IBS and ulcerative colitis

Chest/stomach pain: There are several conditions from reflux to ulcer disease to heart attack can all cause these types of symptoms. Lung conditions can also cause this. You should see your primary care physician. General if you are feeling well then it is most likely a stomach vs esophagus issue. If you are feeling bad you should be seen by a doctor immediately to rule out more serious causes. ...Read more

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Difference with bloated and early pregnancy?

Difference with bloated and early pregnancy?

Big difference: If you are in early pregnancy you will have a positive pregnancy test, if you are just bloated you won't. ...Read more

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Are haemorrhoids associated with stomach ulcer and pregnancy in women?

Are haemorrhoids associated with stomach ulcer and pregnancy in women?

See below: Pregnancy can cause increased pressures resulting in enlarged hemorrhoid veins. Hemorrhoids are not related to stomach ulcers. ...Read more

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Can there be a relation to celiac and ulcerative colitis?

Can there be a relation to celiac and ulcerative colitis?

UC and gluten: Gluten free or low gluten diets often benefit uc patients. Gluten is a wheat protein so dropping wheat or replacing with potato bread, rice or rye might help. Adding a high fiber bowel regimen, multivitamin and no nicotine can also help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Movement in stomach and pregnancy symptoms but negative tests?

Movement in stomach and pregnancy symptoms but negative tests?

Stomach?: Make sure you have had your stomach or intestines checked. Otherwise, sometimes if you really want to be pregnant, your mind is powerful enough to duplicate a lot of the symptoms of being pregnant. ...Read more

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I have chrohns disease & pregnancy. Milk & leafy vegetables are useful in pregnancy, but they cause diarreah due to chrohns disease. Any alternative?

I have chrohns disease & pregnancy. Milk & leafy vegetables are useful in pregnancy, but they cause diarreah due to chrohns disease. Any alternative?

Trial and error: This is a common problem, pregnant or not. For the milk issue, you can try lactaid milk or pills. For the other foods, a probiotic or combination digestive enzyme/ probiotc combination like "daily body restore" might help. Ask your OB doc about anti-diarrheal pills that are safe. ...Read more

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Compare and contrast a period and early pregnancy bleeding?

Compare and contrast a period and early pregnancy bleeding?

Can't tell: There are no clear identifying features of bleeding that will indicate either. Have a pregnancy test done to confirm. Pregnancy tests are very accurate. ...Read more

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What can cause diarrhea and abdominal discomfort? Is there a blood test for irritable bowel syndrome?

What can cause diarrhea and abdominal discomfort? Is there a blood test for irritable bowel syndrome?

Many causes/ No: There is no blood test for irritable bowel syndrome. It is a diagnosis made by excluding other serious causes of intestinal disease. You should have a colonoscopy, ct scanning of the abdomen, endoscopy to rule out celiac disease, and certain blood tests to look for autoimmune disorders. In many cases all of these studies will be negative, and irritable bowel syndrome will be the diagnosis. Goo. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Colitis (Definition)

Inflammation or infection of ...Read more