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Can wifi cause cause colitis?

Can wifi cause cause colitis?

I am not: Aware of any medical evidence that suggests that wifi can cause colitis or any other GI disease. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Colitis (Definition)

Colitis is inflammation or infection of ...Read more


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Can a colonoscopy cause colitis?

Can a colonoscopy cause colitis?

Unlikely: Colonoscopy is a tool to look at the inside of the colon for polyps, cancers, ulcerations, inflammation or other disorders. Colonoscopy uses a flexible telescope with a fiber optic light source. Colitis is inflammation of the colon, it would be hard to link how a colonoscopy would cause colitis. ...Read more

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What causes ulcerated colitis, is it diet, alcohol ?

What causes ulcerated colitis, is it diet, alcohol ?

Ulcerative colitis: Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease whose cause is thought to be autoimmune. Similar to crohn's disease. Diet, alcohol and many other things are known to exacerbate its symptoms. But their use does not cause it. ...Read more

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Does colitis always cause rectum pain or does it come and go?

Does colitis always cause rectum pain or does it come and go?

Not always: Colitis can cause abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloody stools and sometimes rectal pain. what other symptoms do you have? Typically it persists for period of time i.e. not intermittent. ...Read more

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Can taking exlax chocolate chewables for 2 weeks cause colitis?

Probably yes.: This is a lot of laxatives, way way beyond recommended dose. Laxatives act by irritation. It is not recommended for prolonged use. Laxative abuse, both acute and chronic, can lead to serious problems. ...Read more

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What causes pain to return after having inflammatory colitis a few weeks ago?

What causes pain to return after having inflammatory colitis a few weeks ago?

Colitis: Maybe recurrence of symptoms or incomplete treatment of flare up or ineffective treatment. ...Read more

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Is 2 months of colitis normal after 4 months of giardiasis, what else could it have caused?

Is 2 months of colitis normal after 4 months of giardiasis, what else could it have caused?

Giardia: If colitis refers to diarrhea, it may be due to different factors. Persistent giardia, antibiotic associated colitis caused by the antibiotic used for treatment, unmasking of underlying inflammatory bowel disease(uncommon) such as ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease. Consult your doctor to work this up! ...Read more

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Can taking exlax chocolate chewables for 1 week cause colitis? It says on the box do not take for more than one week...

Can taking exlax chocolate chewables for 1 week cause colitis? It says on the box do not take for more than one week...

No,it doe not: cause colitis..Rather,your body gets used to laxative and you will lose the ability to have BM without them(you wii get dependent on laxative)) ...Read more

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My cousin is 40 just found out she has colitis. She's scared, what is the cause. Can it be can ER or can it be something else?.

My cousin is 40 just found out she has colitis. She's scared, what is the cause. Can it be can ER or can it be something else?.

A serious disease: "colitis" usually refers either to ulcerative colitis or crohn's colitis - inflammatory diseases of the colon. No 'cause' is known. Young people are often affected. Both are serious and require care from a physician who treats these diseases often.. They may be mild or very severe with bleeding, diarrhea and pain. Medicines are effective, .But surgery is required in advance cases. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more