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Dr. Jonah Essers
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Ulcerative Colitis (Definition)

An inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes long-lasting inflammation in part of your digestive tract. Ulcerative colitis usually affects only the innermost lining of your large intestine (colon) and rectum. There's no known cure for ulcerative colitis, but therapies are available that may dramatically reduce ...Read more


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Types of diseases that can cause chest and stomach pain? Any ideas? Besides Crohn's and IBS and ulcerative colitis

Types of diseases that can cause chest and stomach pain? Any ideas? Besides Crohn's and IBS and ulcerative colitis

Chest/stomach pain: There are several conditions from reflux to ulcer disease to heart attack can all cause these types of symptoms. Lung conditions can also cause this. You should see your primary care physician. General if you are feeling well then it is most likely a stomach vs esophagus issue. If you are feeling bad you should be seen by a doctor immediately to rule out more serious causes. ...Read more

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What can I do for stomach discomfort (ulcerative colitis)?

What can I do for stomach discomfort (ulcerative colitis)?

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

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Signs and symptoms of mild ulcerative colitis? I know bloody, mucus stools and abdominal pain are symptoms. Are these symptoms present in mild disease?

Signs and symptoms of mild ulcerative colitis? I know bloody, mucus stools and abdominal pain are symptoms. Are these symptoms present in mild disease?

They can be, but...: ...unless you get tested & appropriately treated there's no diagnosis. At this point, while ulcerative colitis is in the differential, there are many other possibilities to consider that present with the symptoms you describe. Please see your doctor now. ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with abdominal pain with ulcerative colitis?

What is the best way to deal with abdominal pain with ulcerative colitis?

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

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I have mild ulcerative colitis, today I had a sudden onset of severe abdominal pain/bloating, nasea and bright red blood should I go to er?

I have mild ulcerative colitis, today I had a sudden onset of severe abdominal pain/bloating, nasea and bright red blood should I go to er?

Yes: Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease of the colon, in which the lining becomes inflamed and develops tiny ulcers. Uc is the result of an abnormal response by your body's immune system by sending white blood cells into the lining of the intestines, where they produce chronic inflammation and ulcerations. Uc can cause abdominal discomfort and frequent bowel movements and occasionally bleeding. ...Read more

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xarelto & Percocet for last wk. Have severe abdominal pain w/ rectal bleeding. Could it be ulcerative colitis where diarrhea is stopped from opiods?

xarelto & Percocet for last wk. Have severe abdominal pain w/ rectal bleeding. Could it be ulcerative colitis where diarrhea is stopped from opiods?

Hematochezia: It sounds like ther are many important variables regarding your question that make it a complex one. Yes xarelto can thin your blood and make you more prone to bleeding. Opioid medications usually have the side effect of causing constipation. ...Read more

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Red blood and mucus in stool. Very strong history of colon cancer. Intense lower abdominal pain. Mother also has ulcerative colitis. Suggestions?

Red blood and mucus in stool. Very strong history of colon cancer. Intense lower abdominal pain. Mother also has ulcerative colitis. Suggestions?

See a GI doc!: You are describing the symptoms of ulcerative colitis, which causes an increased risk of colon cancer. Other things could be going on, but any time you have bloody stool you must see a doctor! You will likely need a colonoscopy for diagnosis. ...Read more

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23 year old male on and off loose stool, mild abdominal pain, excessive gas, bloating, nausea. I concerned Peptic ulcer or ulcerative colitis?!

23 year old male on and off loose stool, mild abdominal pain, excessive gas, bloating, nausea. I concerned Peptic ulcer or ulcerative colitis?!

Vague GI complaints: This coul dbe symptoms of any number of GI disorders including peptic ulcer disease, infalmitory bowel disease, irritable bowel disease, or pancreatic insuficiency. Chronic infections could also cause this such as giardia. It would be best to have these symptoms evaluated with formal testing to arrive at a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you if you have ulcerative colitis or just the stomach flu?

How do you if you have ulcerative colitis or just the stomach flu?

No stomach flu: There is no "stomach flu." this is a common misconception, unfortunately perpetuated by some physicians. Influenza is flu. It's a serious illness that kills up to 40, 000 people in this country every year. Stomach viruses, or gastroenteritis, are illnesses that involve vomiting and diarrhea, sometimes fever etc... Stomach viruses go away. Ulcerative colitis doesn't. That's how you know. ...Read more

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I have ulcerative colitis. I take omnacortil-10 (active ingredient : predinisolone) daily. My lower abdomen is swollen. What should I do?

I have ulcerative colitis. I take omnacortil-10 (active ingredient : predinisolone) daily. My lower abdomen is swollen. What should I do?

Talk to your GI: Prednisone is only a rescue medicine-it can be coupledwith azothiaprine and other immune modulators as weii as immune agents such as humara for better control. You might also consider a5-asa compound such as Asacol (mesalamine) for mailtenance. ...Read more

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I have BAD ulcerative colitis, it feels as though there's a piranha eating my stomach. I have 100% piece of bowel lining in my poo, I feel like im dyin?

I have BAD ulcerative colitis, it feels as though there's a piranha eating my stomach. I have 100% piece of bowel lining in my poo, I feel like im dyin?

UC flare: You may be describing a flare of your ulcerative colitis. This deserves immediate attention to avoid what can be very significant (and potentially life-threatening) complications. PLEASE, seek emergency care now. ...Read more

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What could cause colon diseases (specifically colitis and ulcerative colitis) and abdominal bloating problems?

What could cause colon diseases (specifically colitis and ulcerative colitis) and abdominal bloating problems?

SIJ Subluxation: ? About intestinal spasm causing inflammation, bleeding, & bloating. These are symptoms along a spectrum from mild (IBS) to severe diarrhea (Crohn's) to bleeding (Ulcerative Colitis). The likely etiology of these disorders are varying degrees of autonomic dysfunctions. IBS-D reflects parasympathetic overdrive & IBS-C reflects sympathetic overdrive. ...Read more

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I had a colonoscopy 5 days ago. I have ulcerative colitis but now my stomach hurts worse and I have more bleeding than normal. Suggestions?

I had a colonoscopy 5 days ago. I have ulcerative colitis but now my stomach hurts worse and I have more bleeding than normal. Suggestions?

No unusual: The Colonoscopy "stirs" up the bowel. the endoscopiswt puts air into the bowel to be able to see the inside properly! ...If the bleeding continues NOTIFY YOUR Gastroenterologist! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Experiencing sharp, intermittent, burning pains in lower abdomen. Past history of ulcerative colitis, no current symptoms, no flare-up in 10 yrs.?

Ulcerative colitis: Low abdominal pain could be from many different causes but in a patient with a history of uc i'd certainly be concerned about a flare-up. When's the last time you had a colonoscopy? It's probably time to see you gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have on and off stomach issues. If it was ulcerative colitis or crohn's, would it come and go? Or does it only go away if you receive treatment?

IBD: Inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's and UC) typically do not have symptoms that "come and go", however, they can. Warning signs for these 2 disease are persistent diarrhea, weight loss, severe abdominal pain, bloody or mucous stools, vomiting, joint pain, and rashes. If your symptoms are severe OR have lasted longer than 2 months you should see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Newly diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Is it normal to have stomach and back pain all day every day?

Newly diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Is it normal to have stomach and back pain all day every day?

Unusual: See your doctor need examination for uc complications. Having : stomach and backpain all day every day' is unusual, may not be due to your uc. Your stomach problem may be due to your new medication, and in addition you may have back problem. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


Dr. Mathew Chengot
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more