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Colitis Flare Up
Inflammation: Uc is an inflammatory bowel disease with many triggers. Any trigger that creates an inflammatory response can/will cause a flare up - especially if you are not on maintenance medications. For some patients - even ones in "remission", triggers such as GI infection, systemic illness, significant change in diet and activity, or severe emotional stress can result in a flare up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple causes: One causes that need to be rule out in case of flare ups are infections of colon especially c.Diff colitis and bacterial infections which can be checked by doing stool test.Other factors are including no compliant with medications, stress, dietary and taking Aspirin or nsaids such as motrin, aleve (naproxen) or other similar meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had 6th remicade (infliximab) infusion for crohn's/colitis. Recently ibd flared up with bloody diarrhea. Is remicade (infliximab) losing effectiveness or wearing off quickly?
Had 6th remicade (infliximab) infusion for chron's/colitis. Recently ibd flared up with bloody diarrhea. Is remicade (infliximab) losing effectiveness or wearing off quickly.
Many: They can be caused by medications, kidney function and other medical reasons, hereditary predisposition, and (controversially) diet. Hyperuricemia can cause the gout. The underlying cause of hyperuricemia needs to be addressed, and sometimes management with medications are necessary. ...Read more
I have ulcertive colitis uc diag. In 2001. Cscopy showed flareup and proctitis in 2010. Cscopy 2013 showed no uc but proct. Can uc disappear?
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