Doctor insights on:
I have been very tired with nausea for more than a year. No pollupses in my colon or stomach or ulceration. exhaustion after taking >600mg caffeine.
Stomach probs for years, Prilosec often, had colonoscopy does finding a 1-2mm ulceration in the terminal ileum compatible with ileitis mean crohns? Or?
The doctor told me that I suffer from ulceration gave me jeflex 750 Then I felt my stomach Pain highest, what is the reason?
I am a 23 year old female. I have been getting blood in stool, weight loss and pain in abdomen. I had a colonoscopy done today and they found many diffused 3-4mm shallow ulcerations. What should I do?
ABDOMINAL PAIN: If ulcerative colitis is already a known diagnosis & you already see a G.I. specialist, then I would recommend scheduling an appointment ASAP. In the meantime, take a close inventory of anything dietary or otherwise that might be triggering your symptoms. If you have not had your "condition" diagnosed, then follow up with your PCP as a starting point. If emergently concerned, go to the ER. ...Read more
If I have ulcerative colitis
will my stomach tape larger around when I have a flare I have had it for about 7 years with flare ups off and on?
Maybe : If you have had flare ups of ulcerative colitis in the past then those are better markers for future flare ups. Measuring your abdominal size at your stomach level will vary after you eat, with constipation, etc... Your doctor wants you to have the least flare ups possible so pay attention to any triggers you find like stress, forgetting to take your pills , etc. ...Read more
Get specialist care: Ulcerative colitis or proctitis (the name varies depending upon how much of the colon is involved) is a potentially serious inflammation of the colon. Pain is less frequent than some other symptoms. The questions a specialist needs to know are: how many watery bowel movements are you having a day? How much blood? Fever or chills? Do you feel ill? This isn't something you can manage on your own. ...Read more