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How Long Should Distal Colitis Last
Proctitis: Or left sided colitis involving only the rectum or left side of the colon is usually a a less severe form of inflammatory bowel disease and may be self limitted and not lifelong. On the other hand it may rpogress with time to involve a larger portio of the colon. It usually carries a lower potential for developing colon cancer than universal colitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does colitis last I've been on a strong antibiotic for a full week now but im still having pain?
Assuming that: Your doctor found a bacterial colitis and he is treating you for it with antibiotics, you should be seeing improvement after one week. If you are not, it is time to consider other causes of colitits, such as c. Difficile colitis, ulcerative colitis, parasites, etc. Go back to the doctor and ask for referral to GI specialist if necessary for possible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. ...Read more
How long can lymphatic colitis last? Ive had it for 6wks. My gastro dr. Didnt give much help. I get it every 3 mo. but it has never lasted this long.
Lymphocytic colitis: Makes sure you are not on any inciting medications ( see list below) and Would call your doc/a doc and discuss the persistence and ask if antibiotic therapy or other therapy or colonoscopy is warranted at this time http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/digestive-diseases/microscopic-colitis/Pages/facts.aspx ...Read more
How long do ulcerative colitis flare ups last? I believe I have only ever had two flare ups, one lasted six weeks, the other a few days. Is that poss?
Varies greatly!: Get help asap before it gets out of hand! treat it early and aggressively! ...Read more
My dr. told me to stop prilosec due to colitis. How long does rebound effect last.i never had heartburn like this before . How can I treat naturally?
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