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Terminal ileum absorptionmultiple super ficial ulcer, ileocaecal valve ulcer, colorectal mucosa up to caecum .What treatment i need to take ?
IBD: Two inflammatory disorders of unknown cause affecting intestinal tract are crohn disease and ulcerative colitis.They share many common features and are collectively known as 'inflammatory bowel disease' both are chronic, relapsing inflammatory disorders of obscure origin. Fat/vitamin malabsorption are common in crohn disease. Malignant potential are present in both.In crohn response to surgery good. ...Read more
Major surgery: Partial resection of the colon is a major operation that can be done open or laparoscopically. Usually it is a 2-4 hour operation associated with a 2-5 day stay in the hospital. Disorganized vowel function could keep you in longer. These major resection related risk is that the connection leaks, which happens infrequently, but can be a life threatening situation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Are you sure?: Partial resection of the colon on Crohn's disease can be tricky and also can lead to complications such as obstruction of the colon that is left over. Many are left with permanent ostomy bags. I wouldnmake absolutely certain that you have maxed out medical therapy and would even get a second opinion before embarking on this surgery ...Read more
With doctor advice: Cause is unknown, but symptoms can be benefitted by certain prescription medications, which are relatively benign & well tested for several decades by physicians. Imo cause is dysfunction of parasympathetic branch of autonomic nervous system caused by hypermobility of sacroiliac joint (sij) of pelvic girdle. If I am correct pelvic stabilization via sij belt (boa.Com) might help; but no data yet. ...Read more
Can crohns lead to peptic ulcer, gastropresis, and rheumatology issues? Can't get to the bottom of my LRA pain and weightloss.
Crohns/ ulcer/paresi: Crohns is autoimmune disease. Will have rheumatalogic/malabsorption/other GI findings. Ulcers occur, may also have H pylori from immunosuppressives. Gastroparesis can occur, as can joint pains..Right side pain can be ileitis. Check B12, h pylori. Consider imuran, (azathioprine) anti-TNF, f/u w/doc http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1201000/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1838914/ ...Read more
Ulcerative colitis: This is a a chronic inflammatory bowel problem. However for many people can be kept in check. Keep touch with your GI physician if you need specific mess. Ulcerative colitis can also be controlled with regular exercise, right diet and good sleep. You may find some extra help with a good diet check into Immunolabs at Thedocstu.blogspot.com ...Read more
Bland,nonspicy: Bland non spicy timely food... will help. ...Read more
Have ulcerative colitis in sigmoid and ascending colon/cecum (just confirmed by colonoscopy). Will enema treat this (allergic to NSAIDs)?
Consider allergy ref: Thanks for your question. Depending on the NSAID allergy, sometimes it can be desensitized through introduction of small amounts initially, then gradual increase in dose under supervision by an allergy specialist. However, would discuss the side effects/risks/benefits with a specialist. ...Read more
Medications: ? Re how treat Ulcerative Colitis, UC. See a Gastroenterologist who specializes in UC. If symptoms persist despite therapies, ask the doctor if he would approve of the use of Cannabis. Do not use if he disapproves, and see a Cannabis Medicinal Consultant if he does approve. I have treated UC patients who have reported benefit from Cannabis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Testing: Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel syndrome. Ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease make up this autoimmune inflammatory bowel disease. Ulcerative colitis may have other signs and symptoms for you to look for besides bowel issues. See your doctor. He/she will ask about other family members with ibd. A colonoscopy may be required. Also consider celiac disease. A test exists. ...Read more
Is there a way to reverse diverticulitis? Diet? Lifestyle? What causes it? How to prevent worsening? How to prevent future Colitis?
Information: Contact www.Ccfa.Org which has a lot of helpful literature for exactly your situation. The doctor who diagnosed you should be able to give you a complimentary membership if you need help, but they are a go to source for everything on ibd. ...Read more
Several: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Paleo diet helps: The best way to improve colitis is by stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potatoes based items). Avoid nightshades (peppers, tomatoes, eggs) and milk protein since they cause inflammation Healthy foods: fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. Probonix, vitD3 10k IU/day. You should feel a difference in 1-4 months ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How often does a gastroenterologist of many years see interstitial nephritis 2ry. to 5-ASA in Ulcerative Colitis patients?
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