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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Pancolitis (Overview)

Pancolitis is a type of ulcerative colitis that affects the entire colon, from the rectum to start of the colon at the end of the small intestines, and causes episodes of bloody diarrhea and fevers.


Dr. Ravi Chand
15 doctors shared insights

Pancolitis (Overview)

Pancolitis is a type of ulcerative colitis that affects the entire colon, from the rectum to start of the colon at the end of the small intestines, and causes episodes of bloody diarrhea and fevers.


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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