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Can IBD cause episodes of abdo pain(all over+mid-upper right) &back pain lasting 3-4+hr? I feel normal after.Been for 2+yrs.Diarrhea only last 6mo-1yr

Can IBD cause episodes of abdo pain(all over+mid-upper right) &back pain lasting 3-4+hr? I feel normal after.Been for 2+yrs.Diarrhea only last 6mo-1yr

Yes it can.: You didn't mention wether you have a confirmed case of IBD or you are assuming that you have one. IBD can cause the symptoms you mentioned. In either case I strongly recommend that you see a doctor and get evaluated to confirm the diagnosis. There are treatments available and you don't have to continuously suffer. ...Read more

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Definition)

Inflammatory bowel disease, also known as IBD, is the chronic inflammation of the digestive tract. There are two main types of IBD: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Ulcerative colitis causes continuous inflammation and ulcers in the innermost lining of the colon and rectum. Crohn's, on the other hand, is a non-continuous inflammation that affects all layers of the digestive system in the large and small intestine. Both ulcerative colitis and Crohn's cause diarrhea, pain, ...Read more


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Can ibd cause ulcers on the tounge and stomache bloating ?

Can ibd cause ulcers on the tounge  and stomache bloating ?

IBD: Ibd is a term to describe either ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease. Their manifestations are quite different from one another. With crohn's disease, it can present with inflammation at anywhere in the intestinal tract, so oral ulcer development is possible. Ulcerative colitis localizes in the colon only. Abdominal pain/distention can occur in both. ...Read more

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Would any form of ibd cause a false positive ELISA HIV test?

Would any form of ibd cause a false positive ELISA HIV test?

HIV testing: Inflammatory bowel diseases are a form of immune dysfunction, and as such can be considered a potential source of biologic false-positive results on tests that are very sensitive but non-specific. That is why confirmatory testing is needed. ...Read more

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Does rectal bleeding or ibs/ibd cause erection problems or sexual problems?

Does rectal bleeding or ibs/ibd cause erection problems or sexual problems?

Yes and no...: Ibs and rectal bleeding are not related to ed, but if one is having discomfort because of these issues, relaxed sexual activity may be difficult and erection quality may suffer as a result. ...Read more

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I know chrons /ibd causes diahrea but can it cause constipation or even normal stool ?

I know chrons /ibd causes diahrea but can it cause constipation or even normal stool ?

Yes...: Crohn's patients can but less commonly present with normal stool or constipation. When crohn's is active the most common symptom is pain and diarrhea. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) cause inability to gain weight? Especially muscle mass? Negative for celiac.

Can inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) cause inability to gain weight? Especially muscle mass? Negative for celiac.

It can: For several reasons, patients with ibd are at risk for malnutrition and weight loss. We call this failure to thrive. The inflammation of the lining of the intestine can result in poor absorption of nutrients and vitamins. The chronic inflammation has a high metabolic cost. It burns up calories. Keeping the disease under control, with medication and proper diet helps. ...Read more

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My xray said all 4 sinuses hazy-pansinusitis. Is it some different form of sinusitis? Can ibd cause chronic sinus problems?

My xray said all 4 sinuses hazy-pansinusitis. Is it some different form of sinusitis? Can ibd cause chronic sinus problems?

Effects all sinuses: This is not likely related to your ibd but may be associated or aggravated by immunosuppressive therapy. This may require treatment with decongesting or irrigation or drainage. ...Read more

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Apparently ibd can cause malnutrion and, over the years, a very low bmi. But my blood tests are always within limits? Confused? 6'2'' 120 lbs

Inflammatory Bowel : There are many reasons for irritable bowel disorders. A systematic approach to discovering underlying conditions such as candida, pathologic bacteria and parasites, low serotonin levels and altered thyroid hormones may all contribute. Wheat consumption may actually harm the lining to the intestinal tract. I believe you need a comprehensive evaluation to discover your underlying issues. ...Read more

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