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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Pancolitis (Overview)

Pancolitis = ulcerative colitis (inflammation) involving entire large intestine.


Dr. Patricia Foster
15 doctors shared insights

Pancolitis (Overview)

Pancolitis = ulcerative colitis (inflammation) involving entire large intestine.


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Ul'c. Pancolitis 12yrson 5asa 400tid b'cause ckd. 3a:creat.1.42, egfr 50.Does this minimal dose have any chemopreventive effect against dysplasia.69yo

Ul'c. Pancolitis 12yrson 5asa 400tid b'cause ckd. 3a:creat.1.42, egfr 50.Does this minimal dose have any chemopreventive effect against  dysplasia.69yo

UC: The main goal in treating your uc with medicines is to prevent inflammation and symptoms. If you are tolerating 5-asa well and have undergone routine colonoscopies that have shown your colitis is under control then it is unlikely you will have dysplasia. 5-asa is not a chemotherapeutic agent but prevents inflammation that can lead to dysplasia. ...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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Antibioticinduced pancolitis from amoxicillin treated w IV cipro (ciprofloxacin) 1 dose Flagyl q8 4d vanco po q6 4d 3 neg stool cultures home w vanco 11d should take?

Antibioticinduced pancolitis from amoxicillin treated w IV cipro (ciprofloxacin) 1 dose Flagyl q8 4d vanco po q6 4d 3 neg stool cultures home w vanco 11d should take?

Diagnosis accurate?: Colitis induce by Amoxicillin is usually due to clostridium difficile (not identified by culture). The course of therapy you are receiving is questionable, but then again you have not given a good deal of necessary information. If your diarrhea returns when finished with the vancomycin you should see an infectious diseases expert. Hope this clears soon. ...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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How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

How do I get rid of hyper pigmintattion?

Hydroquinone: Hyperpigmentation if often caused be inflammation du to injury or infection and the action of the sun. Hydroquinone, and sunscreens can revers the process and improve the hyperpigmentation. ...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 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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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?

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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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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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