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Mild Diverticulitis Treatment
Is surgery needed for spastic diverticulosis + severe narrowing of luminal + severe diverticulosis in a patiient with IBS. Colonostopy +Barium failed?
Surgery not for IBS: This may only be a partial answer to your question. Surgery is not indicated for IBS or "spastic colon". IBS is a functional disorder and cannot be cured by the knife. It must be managed in more conservative ways. Now if there is luminal narrowing of your colon, you must get seen to find out why and it is possible that surgical intervention may help depending on the etiology. ...Read more
What does severe trigonitis within the bladder with severe squamous metaplasia, severe erythema with moderate trabeculation mean after a cystoscopy?
What did urologist-s: Did you not ask your doctor who did the cystoscopy? The report simply says something is going on inside the bladder. It is inflammatory in nature, and it is not cancerous. It will require follow up cystoscopy on the squamous metaplasia which is a sign of chronic irritation? Obstruction? ...Read more
What is recommended non-hormonal treatment for diagnosis of DUB, recurrent ovarian cysts, and PCOS with ongoing severe pelvic pain and fever?
About 30% : Effective in about 30%. Effect may be short-lived or long term. Expensive, inconvenient therapy but may allow surgery in a healthier patient. A surgeon should always be part of the therapy team for a patient with uc who does not respond to the usual treat ment plan. ...Read more
See below: Mild means that. Chronic means present a long time. Cholecystitis means inflammation of the gallbladder. Put together would indicate long standing irritation from gallstones. If there are no gallstones then could be a minimal finding of slight gallbladder irritation from pathology. It is benign. ...Read more
Is primary sclerosing cholangitis only associated with severe Ulcerative Colitis? Or is it associated with mild disease too?
With all UC: It is associated with UC regardless of how bad it is. That being said, you don't need to have UC to get PSC. ...Read more
No great therapy: Chew food well, earring sitting up and wash down with liquids. ...Read more
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Diverticulitis dx-4 days into antibiotics for severe pain descending colon. Symptoms subsided but increasing today, not severe. Ct showed mass.
No and yes: Diverticulosis (pockets in the wall of the colon) usually causes no symptoms. May be associated constipation/gas/cramps, but not specifically due to the pockets diverticulitis typical symptoms: pain, usually left lower abd, fever; associated with high WBC count. Urinary symptoms if inflammation affects bladder or ureters. Can recur. Not from plugging of pockets, but blow out of weak wall. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fiber: Most young people without any colon disease, such as inflammatory bowel disease, have irritable bowel disease or lactose intolerance. The treatment for ibd is increasing dietary fiber with whole wheat bran or psyllium seed products. Lactose intolerance is treated by avoiding dairy products. Try taking metamucil or an equivalent product. If there is no improvement, see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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