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Diverticulosis And Diverticulitis Internists
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
Have ulcerative colitis in sigmoid and ascending colon/cecum (just confirmed by colonoscopy). Will enema treat this (allergic to NSAIDs)?
Consider allergy ref: Thanks for your question. Depending on the NSAID allergy, sometimes it can be desensitized through introduction of small amounts initially, then gradual increase in dose under supervision by an allergy specialist. However, would discuss the side effects/risks/benefits with a specialist. ...Read more
Can ulcerative colitis and tropical sprue sometimes occur Together.Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and inflammation in small intestine due to e.coli?
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
People diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Are they prone to othe bowel problems such as diverticulitis?
Had ulcerative colitis for 15 yrs (confirmed by sigmoid and biopsies). Just had 1st colonoscopy, shows granular, loss of vascular pattern and minor ulcers in ascending colon, cecum, sigmoid and colon. Is this UC or chrons?
Ulcerative colitis: All of the biopsies from colonoscopy showed inflammatory changes consistent with ulcerative colitis. The later is part of the spectrum of IBD but involves only the mucosal layer of the bowel. Chrons disease is a form of IBD that involves all layers of the bowel and can be recognized on scans of the bowel or deeper layers of bowel on bx. ...Read more
Colonoscopy shows 10cm ulcerative tumor in sigmoid colon but disease also in liver section 4&5, pelvic area, peritoneal and splenic bed what options?
Both: Both do however if a mass is there the colon and rectal surgeon can take care of it. In addition a colorectal surgeon would be more agressive at removing a polyp whereas a GI may be more apt to recommend surgery. This is based on personal experience. Fyi colonoscopy was pioneered by a general and cardiothoracic surgeon at beth israel in ny. Dr wolff and dr shinya invented polypectomy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ct scan showed diverticulitis and sigmoid colon iflamation i'm freaking out the discharge paper said diverticulitis posible colitis and ibd?
Gurgling tummy, nausea,hurts in different spots, gas, smelly BM. History of CDiff, diverticulitis, ulcers, hiatal hernia, sludge in gallbladder. CT ok?
Not OK!: You report a number of medical concerns and complaints so you must, as soon as possible, make an appointment to see your primary doctor. Much of your complaints can be carefully controlled. ...Read more
I have ulcerative colitis but also have chronic inflammation in duodenum. So can ulcerative colitis and tropical sprue occur together as I am INDIAN.
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