How to cure proctitis - Doctor answers
There is no cure except for surgery to resect the rectum - there is treatment which can cool off the inflammation and hopefully the condition will abate - it can come back depending on the cause
proctitis is one of the most difficult things to treat in gastroenterology. ...Read more
Can proctitis be cured? I got acute proctitis ten days ago. Will it turn into a chronic one? What medicine should I use? (antibiotics)?
See doctor: Yes it can go away but depends on what kind you have please see your PCP or preferably GI specialist or Colo react all surgeon for proper evaluation and treatment ...Read more
My mum suffered from radiation proctitis for about 9 months already. Is there any cure or treatment? And any food restrictions?
Proctitis can be due a number of causes including infection (e.g. Herpes, gonorrhea, ameba), ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease (ibd, crohn's usually relative sparing of rectum), poor blood flow (ischemic), damage from radiation treatment, reaction to noxious chemicals (soap suds enemas), and others.
Rx depends on cause. ...Read more
Just what it says...: It's inflammation of the lining of the rectum that is not related to infection, or a disease called ulcerative colitis, or other defined causes. Often treated with topical medicined (delivered by suppository or small medicated enema) over a short time period. Most often self-limited; usually does not recur. ...Read more
Mild rectal inflamma: Proctitis refers to rectal inflammation. The rectum is roughly the last 15 cm of the large intestine. Many causes can cause proctitis from infection, to inflammatory bowel disease such as crohns or ulcerative colitis. More diagnostic information such as cultures and biopsies should be performed to help guide the management. Agents to cool the inflammation like suppositories or enemas can be given. ...Read more
FIrst: Prevention. Appropriate targets and dose limits; 2nd: anusol-hc suppositories for tenesmus, mucoid discharge. If blood, endoscopy and coagulation of bleeding vessels. These events usually occur after radiotherapy, adn bleeding I said to peak at 3 years post xrt. In theliterature and my practice, this is not common. Bleeding about 3-5 events in 100. ...Read more
People most commonly: At risk for proctitis are the one who recieve radiation treatment to the pelvic area.... Most commonly for prostate and cervical ca. Procitis can also develop as part of inflammatory bowel disease. Certain sexual transmitted diseases can also cause it. These are all treatable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Proctitis: Proctitis by definition is inflammation of the rectum of any cause. As you'd expect, defecation becomes painful & stool is usually mixed with pus, frank blood, &/ or clots. Proctitis may be due to inflammatory bowel disease, chemical or mechanical trauma, infection, ischemia of the rectosigmoid junction. Investigation at minimum requires at least sigmoidoscopy with biopsy & stool analysis. ...Read more
Proctitis causes are:
1 idiopathic proctitis when no cause is found
2 anal sex with multiple patrners
3 auti immune proctitis in ulcerative colitis and crohns disease
4 sexually transmitted disease chlamydia and lymphogranuloma venereum
5radiation for cancer cervix and prostate
can not say in your case without detailed history, physical exam and if needed biopsy. ...Read more
First the diagnosis: Must be confirmed as limitted to your rectum and not involving additional areas of your colon, best done with a colonoscopy. Infection needs to be ruled out. Once this is done appropriate oral meds and/or rectal meds should be prescribed. See a gastro or colorectal surgeon. ...Read more