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Do ulcers in colon heal?

Do ulcers in colon heal?

Inflammatory Bowel: Ulcers in colon could be the manifestation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. It includes Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease. Ulcerative Colitis can affect the innermost lining of the large intestine(colon) and rectum. The treatment for some patients may include steroids, aminosalicylates, immune modifiers, antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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Why send a ulcer in colon to pathology?

Why send a ulcer in colon to pathology?

What is it?: You don't just get an "ulcer" in the colon. Is it cancer? Is it an amoeba infection? Is it a viral infection? Site of previous injury? A lesion caused by its being near a diverticulum? It's the owner's right to know -- it may need to be treated. ...Read more

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What can cause ulcers in the colon?

Inflammation!: Most inflammatory diseases of the colon cause ulcers, eg. Uc, crohn's, but also seen with infections, trauma, ischemia ( poor blood supply) and toxic effects of some medications. Ulcers generally mean something has overwhelmed your body's natural defenses and imply something serious is going on. ...Read more

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I think I have chroans. I've had two camera done which showed ulcers in my colon the first time and then nothing in the second so they wont treat me?

I think I have chroans. I've had two camera done which showed ulcers in my colon the first time and then nothing in the second so they wont treat me?

Can be tricky : Crohn's can be very tricky to diagnose. Your physician will need to put all the medical info together i.e. Blood tests, endoscopies, imaging studies, physical exam and finally make a clinical decision as to what is your most likely diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can magnesium cause ulcer in your colon and if so why?

Can magnesium cause ulcer in your colon and if so why?

I am not: Aware that magnesium does this. In fact it makes people have a bowel movement. If u have an ulcer in your colon best to take it up with the person who found it. Good luck. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a bodily membrane that impedes the organ of which that membrane is a part from continuing its normal functions. Ulcers are further classified by their location, for example; ...Read more


Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

Ulcer is the medical term for erosion of a normal barrier (the lining on top) exposing the surface that is normally beneath this barrier. Ulcers can occurs at sites like the skin, the ...Read more