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Dr. Jason Hemming Dr. Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
13 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
15 doctors shared insights

Pancolitis (Definition)

Pancolitis = ulcerative colitis (inflammation) ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Robert Uyeda Dr. Uyeda
Surgery
41 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Charles Cattano Dr. Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
35 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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Ulcerative pancolitis x12yrs.Last 3 annual scopes no dysplasia.Asymptomatoc on 400mg 5asa tid. What are odds of dysplasia?

Ulcerative pancolitis x12yrs.Last 3 annual scopes no dysplasia.Asymptomatoc on 400mg 5asa tid. What are odds of dysplasia?

Progressive...: ...With the duration and activity of your disease. Regular surveillance is very much indicated, as your doctor has recommended. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan Dr. Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
38 years in practice
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Mark Dickson Dr. Dickson
Surgery
19 years in practice
Texas Tech University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Leonard Metildi Dr. Metildi
Surgery
41 years in practice
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
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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

Dr. Addagada Rao Dr. Rao
Surgery
52 years in practice
Andhra University, Guntur Medical College
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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

Dr. Mark Hoepfner Dr. Hoepfner
Surgery
35 years in practice
University of Washington School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Vasudha Kaushik Dr. Kaushik
Family Medicine
12 years in practice
University of Delhi, Lady Hardinge Medical College
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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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Dr. Robert Uyeda Dr. Uyeda
Surgery
41 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Myron Arlen Dr. Arlen
Surgery - Oncology
60 years in practice
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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

Dr. Le Wang Dr. Wang
Internal Medicine - Oncology
32 years in practice
Nanjing Medical College
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Doctors, what are the possibilities that ulcerative pancolitis could lead to colon cancer?

Dr. Le Wang Dr. Wang
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Doctors, what are the possibilities that ulcerative pancolitis could lead to colon cancer?

Colitis and colon ca: High. Pancolitis confers a 5- to 15-fold increase in risk for colon ca development compared to that in the general population. If a dysplastic mass or lesion occur, colectomy is needed. Also early colon cancer screening should be instituted for someone with ulcerative pancolitis. The lifetime incidence of crc at average risk is about 5%. ...Read more

Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny Dr. Zakaluzny
Surgery
34 years in practice
University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine
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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

Dr. Stephen Southard Dr. Southard
Internal Medicine
11 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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What is a g a s test?

What is a g a s test?

Group A strep: It's not quite clear what you mean without the context behind the testing. But it very well could represent group A streptococcal testing. This is common test done when someone has a sore throat to make sure he/she doesn't need antibiotics. Really on group A strep pharyngitis(sore throats) need antibiotic therapy most others resolve on their own without issue. Best of luck ...Read more

Dr. Uzma Chaudhry Dr. Chaudhry
Internal Medicine
14 years in practice
Ross University School of Medicine
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Hw to cure meinere s disease?

Hw to cure meinere s disease?

Take meclizine: Meclizine is a prescription drug you can get from your doctor. It will reduce the vertigo. ...Read more

Dr. William Walsh Dr. Walsh
Addiction Medicine
13 years in practice
Indiana University School of Medicine
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Are your 60's supposed to suck?

No...: If you don't take care of yourself they may be very difficult, though.... ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Will I die from sjögren’s syndrome?

Will I die from sjögren’s syndrome?

No: Sjogren's does give you a somewhat increased risk of malignant lymphoma, and it may run with a disease like lupus or scleroderma which you'd know by now whether or not you have. By itself, sjogren's is a nuisance disease. The most dangerous feature is that maybe 1% of patients get a vasculitis that can cause brain dysfunction that mimics multiple sclerosis. Be alert as it's manageable. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger Dr. Bensinger
Ophthalmology
48 years in practice
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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What;s a healthy weight at 60 vs 40?

What;s a healthy weight at 60 vs 40?

Depends upon height: There are tables published of ideal body weight for different heights. You can look up a term called body mass index (bmi) which will determine where you fit in this spectrum. It is a good measure of obesity. ...Read more