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Ittiyated Colon After 2 Rounds Of Antibiotics
I was on antibiotics last month for a c difficile infection on my colon but I didn't think that would cause spotting like this?
Gastroenterologist Toronto Canada. You take an antibiotic for root canal, then have emergency Ileostomy and remove complete colon?
ClostridiumDifficile: Sorry you have had c-diff enteritis. This is a very rare condition, but it could happen. Treat the c-diff infection completely and try to avoid antibiotics in the future that may predispose to c-diff infection. Take care. ...Read more
I have been told on Monday that I have a colon infection but since I've been taking the antibiotics the abdomen pain has gotten worse?
After having cdiff/treatment I went from ecoli to klebsiella utis that are persistent. How can I rid my colon of heavy kleb without antibiotics?
Probiotics: Taking probiotics may help providing proper intestinal flora. ...Read more
Colon polyps are removed; normal protocol; antibiotics, pain medication, and schedule a follow-up exam with primary physician w?
Yes: Sounds like a normal protocol.Get a more detailed answer ›
I seen in er in Dec. Due to severe bloating and pain and my left side did cat scan and said that I had infected polyps on my colon. Gav me antibiotics?
What to do if I have a yeast infection due to the antibiotics for my colon infection, so I know that much but my pee hole is?
What do you suggest if I have a yeast infection due to the antibiotics for my colon infection, so I know that much but my pee hole is?
Diverticulitis dx-4 days into antibiotics for severe pain descending colon. Symptoms subsided but increasing today, not severe. Ct showed mass.
Recently had a colon infection due to being immuno- suppressed had 3 different IV antibiotics since have developed red mouth which is sticky, any idea?
I took antibiotics 3 wks ago and got mucous in my stool. Now my colon feels inflamed. No diarrhea, but I was wondering if C diff. Colitis is possible?
Dear sir, which type of antibiotic is the best for gastrointestinal infection. Such as stomach, colon and intestinal.
It all depends: There is no simple or generic answer to this question. It is all about what is causing the symptoms. Is it bacterial? Parasite? Worms? Or other GI abnormalities or conditions? ...Read more
Met colon cancer pt with liver mets. Has enteritis so on antibiotics. Fever, nausea and bilirubin fluctuating up and down... Can This be liver failing?
If the bilirubin is going up, then the liver is obstructed and cannot get rid of it and. Is failing but can be fixed perhaps by putting a tube through to the intestines.
If the liver enzymes are elevated and the proteins the liver puts out (albumin and clotting proteins) are low, then it is failing. ...Read more
My mom (age 60) stg 4 colon cancer survivor. Struggling a week with foggy head, disorientation, confusion, unsteadiness walking...Antibiotic for sinus?
Consult her oncologi: Her oncologist needs to know about this new development. Cancer can spread to brain and cause symptoms like the ones you have described. It can also be due to metabolic derangements which can occur due to her cancer. So an urgent visit and further evaluation is advised. ...Read more
Worried. .. Enteritis and in hosp Iv antibiotic. Ct scan said infection or ischamia. Bowel rejecting food. What can be done.? Plus has metastic colon cancer
Chat w/GP: Set up family conference so that everyone can hear what GP & hospitalist have to say. Oncologist, too. Colon cancer that's spread is bad news, as I'm sure you know. Ask patient what they want. Any specific health goals? Life goals? Certainly supportive care but does s/he want anything more aggressive? More surgery? Chemo? In States, we are moving towards www. Polst. Org to clarify what patient wants ...Read more
Two-days post colonoscopy and still very bloated and no appetite. Long, tortuous colon so is this normal?
May be: Depends.....it should be better by now. Some may need time. Some times improper instrument cleaning can introduce/cause infection. If bx/resection ofpolyp is done it may contribute. ...Read more
I have recurring precancerous polyps in my colon that are removed every two years. Is there anyway to stop this? Would radiation help in this stage?
Yes/no: There are studies suggesting that daily Aspirin reduces the risk of polyps and colorectal cancer. Remember, though, that Aspirin has side effects so discuss it with your doc before starting. Healthy eating and exercise may reduce the risk of getting cancer as well. Finally, you may need to see a specialist in cancer genetics to see if you need genetic testing and/or other risk reduction... ...Read more
I took two laxatives Wednesday, three Thursday, and two today. If I don't take anymore laxatives could I still screw my colon up?
Probably not: You will most likely be OK. Be careful on how much laxatives you take. Maybe you will need to take a look at your diet. I wouldn't want to scare you but if this constipation is new, I would suggest not treating it yourself and talk to a doctor to make sure you don't have more symptoms or risk factors for more severe problems like colon cancer. ...Read more
I was reading something about colon cancer and colonrectal. What are the two different from one another and should ur diet be more fibor?
Fiber: Will help in general to lower risk, but genetics play a significant role. Rectal cancer occurs of course lower in the colon. ...Read more
I think I have chroans. I've had two camera done which showed ulcers in my colon the first time and then nothing in the second so they won't treat me?
What is the cause for colon polyps? I went in for my five year colonoscopy and they removed three. Five years ago, they removed two. These are benign
It is good that you had colonoscopy and had the polyps removed. We do not know the exact cause of polyps. It is likely a combination of genetics, diet and environment.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Why is it you hear about people who had squeaky clean colonoscopies only to have full blown colon cancer two years later?
I am a 38 yrs old man with two polyps removed from colon ceccum and a few observed in stomach. Is this something dangerous for my life?
Can endometeriosis effect my colon? I've had bad pain, in lower right side over two years. It hurts to sit down, after bm, and to have sex.
Yes: Aberrant endometrial tissue can "stick" to the colon. You would probably need laporoscopy to find out. ...Read more
Diverticulosis attack treated with antibotics can arrest further devlopment? Colon scan indicates two pouches locatedi n the lower colon near rectum
Diverticulitis?: I'll assume you are asking about the role of antibiotics in diverticulitis. Diverticulosis is the presence of outpouches in the colon wall. It presents with bleeding. Diverticulitis is infection of one of those areas, it will present variably with pain, fever, diarrhea, nausea, inability to defecate, and even sepsis. Diverticulitis is treated with antibiotics, but additional therapy may be needed. ...Read more
Is having two tubular adenomas removed from your colon and then having one hyper-plastic and another adenoma removed 3yr later increase cancer chance?
My mother is a colon cancer patient she s had two operations to remove two tumors in her small bowel over the last four years this morning she had ano?
QUESTION UNCLEAR?: Sorry not sure of question. Your mother should keep in touch with her treatment team. Have regular follow up. ...Read more
My brother passed two years ago with colon cancer so I'm a bit worried now about the bleeding from my bum.
I've had benign colon polyps removed on two occasions over a three year period. Should I consider taking calcium to reduce my odds of polyps?
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