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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Pancolitis (Definition)

Pancolitis = ulcerative colitis (inflammation) ...Read more


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How is pancolitis linked to stress?

How is pancolitis linked to stress?

Probably not.: Other causes, such as infection or inflammation, are much more likely. If all other possible causes are excluded, then your doctor might tell you to reduce stress. ...Read more

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Question for a GI doctor?How do you treat pancolitis?

Question for a GI doctor?How do you treat pancolitis?

Depends: On the specific colitis, be it crohn's colitis, ulcerative colitis, ischemic colitis, pseudomembranous colitis. Need more information than you have provided. ...Read more

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How can I treat severe ulcerative colitis / pancolitis?

How can I treat severe ulcerative colitis / pancolitis?

Many options: There are many medications that can be used to treat severe ulcerative colitis. See a gastroenterologist who has a sequential plan of which drugs to try first, then progress to others if those are ineffective. There are many steps involved in the evaluation and treatment of this lifelong problem. Surgery is also an option, but is not without risk or side effects. ...Read more

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What do I do about severe ulcerative colitis/pancolitis?

What do I do about severe ulcerative colitis/pancolitis?

See your GI doctor: It depends on how long you have had the disease and what treatment you have had. Pan colitis for 10 years is serious and surgery may be necessary. ...Read more

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Ulcerative colitis - pancolitis - what advice can you give me?

Ulcerative colitis - pancolitis - what advice can you give me?

Follow your doctor's: Advise, go for regular check ups , take r x medications as instructed , diet and regular endoscopic exam of colon , which will give prolonged remission , and avoids complications ...Read more

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What is the difference between ulcerative colitis and pancolitis?

See below: Pancolitis is just a description of colitis that is affecting the entire colon, & it can come from all types of colitis such as infectious colitis , crohn's colitis, or others. Ulcerative colitis is a specific form of colitis or colon inflammation diagnosed by colonoscpoy & biopsy & which might also cause a pancolitis. ...Read more

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Ulcerative colitis - pancolitis: how long before the medicine helps?

Ulcerative colitis - pancolitis: how long before the medicine helps?

Autoimmune Paleo: The best way to improve colitis is by stopping foods like grains, lentils, potatoes based items. Avoid nightshades (peppers, tomatoes, eggs) and milk protein. Healthy foods: fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Probonix probiotic, vitD3 10k IU/day. It takes 1-4 mo to see an improvement. The Paleo Solution by R Wolfe is helpful ...Read more

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What is the difference between ulcerative enterocolitis and ulcerative pancolitis?

What is the difference between ulcerative enterocolitis and ulcerative pancolitis?

Enterocolitis: Means inflammation of small intestine and colon, or large intestine. Pancolitis means inflammation of all of colon. Either condition could be serious, so i hope you are under a doctor's care. ...Read more

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Can ulcerative pancolitis lead to colon cancer?

Can ulcerative pancolitis lead to colon cancer?

Yes: Ulcerative pancolitis, is a chronic disease that inflames the gastrointestinal (GI) system. Specifically, ulcerative colitis causes lesions in the colon. With the inflammation there is a higher risk for developing CRC. Two factors associated with cancer risk , is disease duration and extent of colon involvement . Early tumors develop denovo from carcinogens and utilize inflammation to progress ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the possibilities that ulcerative pancolitis could lead to colon cancer?

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Doctors, what are the possibilities that ulcerative pancolitis could lead to colon cancer?

Colitis and colon ca: High. Pancolitis confers a 5- to 15-fold increase in risk for colon ca development compared to that in the general population. If a dysplastic mass or lesion occur, colectomy is needed. Also early colon cancer screening should be instituted for someone with ulcerative pancolitis. The lifetime incidence of crc at average risk is about 5%. ...Read more

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I had a pancolitis by using mesalazine (asa), a allergic reaction .Could it be that this is the cours of my colitis? I used many years ibroprofen?

I had a pancolitis by using mesalazine (asa), a allergic reaction .Could it be that this is the cours of my colitis? I used many years ibroprofen?

Unlikely: Mesalamine is used to treat a colitis that is already present, or to prevent colitis from recurring. Mesalamine can cause side effects, as do all other drugs. Rarely, some patients have increased intestinal symptoms when they take a Mesalamine compound. ...Read more

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How late can normal menarche be in the u.S.?

How late can normal menarche be in the u.S.?

Late bloomer: Menarche should start within 2 years of breast development and growth spurt. Delay of menses past the age of 14 is suspect. Basic hormonal evaluation should follow together with a complete physical and a limited pelvic exam. ...Read more

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What’s the normal development of a 3-year-old?

What’s the normal development of a 3-year-old?

Three yrs: rule of 3: Three is a fun age! most 3 year olds can do a lot of "three" things: 3 word sentences, 3-4 phrase conversations, follow (when they feel like it!) 2-3 step instructions, and can ride a 3-wheeler (trike). Three year olds have short (think 3 minute!) attention spans. For some really nice information about child development, check the cdc site (cdc.Gov) or the aap parent site, healthychildren.Org. ...Read more

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Hi my result for my cortisol free s/p is .18 is this normal?

Hi my result for my cortisol free s/p is .18 is this normal?

Yes: This is a normal result. But it's important sometimes to get cortisol levels at different times as it is usually higher in the morning versus the afternoon. And there are different ways of checking cortisol. Through blood and through saliva are two primary ways ...Read more

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What is a normal androstenedione level for women in their 20's?

What is a normal androstenedione level for women in their 20's?

Varies: For a woman in your twenties it varies where you may be in your cycle. For example, women postmenopausal have values ranging from 20-75 ng/dl. If you are having regular menstrual cycles it depends on if you are in the follicular stage where values are 35-250 ng/dl or luteal phase of your cycle where the vakues range from 30-235 ng/dl. Obviously the range for this test is broad. ...Read more

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If i stop exercising can my s. Creat be lowered?My s. Creat is normal.

If i stop exercising can my s. Creat be lowered?My s. Creat is normal.

Creatinine is: Produced by muscles and is cleared from the body by the kidneys. It is used as a marker of how well the kidneys are filtering the blood. If a person has more muscle mass, than their serum creatinine will be higher than if they had a lower body mass assuming stable renal function. So if you stop working out and lose muscle mass, your creatinine should go down. ...Read more