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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more


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Can this medicine Mesalamine normally used to treat ulcarative colitis be helpful for diabetes. Read on net soemwhere. Thanks?

Can this medicine Mesalamine normally used to treat ulcarative colitis be helpful for diabetes. Read on net soemwhere. Thanks?

Don't recommend: to get best control of DM you must watch your diet and take pills or insulin prescribed by your doctor... So far thise give best results ...Read more

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Could bacteria be caused from diabetes colitis and a pericecal hernia? Plus can the pericecal hernia cause a pinched nerve in my groin area?

Could bacteria be caused from diabetes colitis and a pericecal hernia? Plus can the pericecal hernia cause a pinched nerve in my groin area?

Pericecal hernia?: Ask for some clarification regarding this diagnosis from whomever have it to you. Are they referring to some type of internal hernia, or an abdominal wall/groin hernia that contains a portion of the cecum? This clarification may help sort out what's going on, and how likely this hernia is to be causing any of your problems, and what to do about it. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are the different types of ulcerative colitis treatments?

Several: Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that affects the large intestine. Initially it can be treated with medication if mild in form. If severe or of long duration it may require surgery. Frequent colonoscopic surveillance is needed. There is a higher risk of colon cancer associated with uc. ...Read more

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Can some types of colitis make it harder to get pregnant and have children?

Pregnancy : The main concern about pregnancy and ulcerative colitis is after having surgery (colectomy) in which adhesions (scarring) can obstruct the Fallopian tubes. But pregnancy can still be achieved with assisted reproductive technologies. ...Read more

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G.I Told Me Dat I Hav 2 Eat lots Of Fruits ,Been On 6 Months Of Medication(Delzicol) My ? Is What Type of Fruits R Good 4 My Type of Colitis ?

G.I Told Me Dat I Hav 2 Eat lots Of Fruits ,Been On 6 Months Of Medication(Delzicol) My ? Is What Type of Fruits R Good 4 My Type of Colitis ?

Okay, but...: ...first please tell us what kind of "colitis" you have (Crohn's, ulcerative, lymphocytic, collagenous, IBS, etc.) and how active/inactive/symptomatic it may be. ...Read more

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What types of foods ulcerative colitis patients should eat?

What types of foods ulcerative colitis patients should eat?

Balanced diet: You may eat any foods which do not bother you. There are no specific forbidden items. I encourage you to eat a balanced diet with some fibre. Strong oral peppermint has been suggested to help alleviate some symptoms of ibd. Good luck. ...Read more

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Compare types of colitis, ibd or crohn?

Compare types of colitis, ibd or crohn?

IBD (Crohn's vs UC): Ibd (inflammatory bowel disease) includes a spectrum of disorders that result in gut inflammation with systemic manifestations. Gut involvement in ulcerative colitis is limited to the lining of the colon whereas in crohn's disease there is transmural (full-thickness) inflammation that can involve any portion of the gut (from mouth to anus). See my other healthtap answers on the subject too. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor is used when checking for colitis and other health issues?

Which type of doctor is used when checking for colitis and other health issues?

Family physician: Internist, or even general practitioners are all qualified to check you out for these conditions. ...Read more

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30 years ago i was told i had colitis, 20 years ago ibs, 6 months ago its actually severe epi. Been on 2 types of creon, still got severe diarrhea.

30 years ago i was told i had colitis, 20 years ago ibs, 6 months ago its actually severe epi. Been on 2 types of creon, still got severe diarrhea.

Diarrhea: Chronic severe diarrhea should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. If you are not satisfied with your diagnosis or treatment, seek another opinion. Newer medication is available for IBS with predominant diarrhea. Inflammatory bowel disease, malabsorption, pancreatic insufficiency, parasitic infection, gluten sensitivity or intolerance, etc to be considered. ...Read more

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Cyst on ovary, fullness sensation, little bitof blosting and nausea, very small appetite. I do have a type of colitis. Ovarian cancer?

Cyst on ovary, fullness sensation, little bitof blosting and nausea, very small appetite.  I do have a type of colitis. Ovarian cancer?

Get checked!: The early signs of Ovarian cancer include vague symptoms like bloating, diarrhea alternating with constipation, vague abdominal and back pain, and early satiety (getting full after eating a small amount). It's most likely you DON'T have ovarian cancer, but you should be checked by a doctor with that possibility in mind. It's curable when caught early! Don't let fear hold you back! ...Read more

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NOT MY NORM, Low back pain cant sit up,mostly mucus in stool, colitis diag in 08 dont know what type.NO BLOOD.narcotics not helping.whats going on?

NOT MY NORM, Low back pain  cant sit up,mostly mucus in stool, colitis diag in 08 dont know what type.NO BLOOD.narcotics not helping.whats going on?

Need exam in person: Based on your complaint and description, you need to visit your local doctor for a low back exam. it could be viscerosomatic (colitis bothering back) or could be musculoskeletal. You may need to go down both paths, a colonoscopy and some physical therapy, x rays and possibly an MRI. ...Read more

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Types of diseases that can cause chest and stomach pain?any ideas? Besides Crohn's and IBS and ulcerative colitis

Types of diseases that can cause chest and stomach pain?any ideas? Besides Crohn's and IBS and ulcerative colitis

Chest/stomach pain: There are several conditions from reflux to ulcer disease to heart attack can all cause these types of symptoms. Lung conditions can also cause this. You should see your primary care physician. General if you are feeling well then it is most likely a stomach vs esophagus issue. If you are feeling bad you should be seen by a doctor immediately to rule out more serious causes. ...Read more

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Is Colitis Bad ? Does Colitis heal ?

Colitis: colitis is a generic word for inflammation of the colon. It can be caused by many things, and ranges in severity from completely insignificant to life-threatening, and everywhere in between. It can usually be treated with medications, but that depends on which type of colitis it is. You should consult with your GI doctor about what the recommendations are for your particular situation. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I relieve my colitis symptoms ?

How can I relieve my colitis symptoms ?

It all depends...: Depends on what is causing the colitis. If it is an infection then antibiotics, but if we are dealing with an inflammatory colitis the medications you can use can be a wide variety targeting the inflammation and they need to be prescribed by a medical provider, not something you can take over the counter. Usually if this is the case close monitoring is needed. Follow up with GI provider on this. ...Read more

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What is the "colitis 5 step formula" diet?

What is the "colitis 5 step formula" diet?

Naturopathic: Supplents that are suppose to help balance the colon. Unlikely to do much harm but no proven benefit and as always be weary of any supplement since they are not fda approved. Should discuss further with your GI md. ...Read more

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Can Popsicles help ease my colitis symptoms ?

It'sGood To ChillOut: As far as I have concluded,popsicles help ease the discomfort of every known illness on Earth.Best if at least some of them are sugarless.And too many may sour the stomach (but there's the second best cure-all for that: Tums/Rolaides)They hydrate and bring in a few easily downed calories.The coolness just calms the nerves and, all-in-all do a nice,cheap job of creating Peace on Earth & Goodwill ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Inflammation or infection of ...Read more